SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Tag: training

Safety is directly linked to training and experience

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Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention talks about Standard P&I Club’s initiatives to tackle human error. Capt. Vandenborn notes that there is a need to enhance situational awareness and reassess the risks involved in daily operations in order seafarers not to deal with them as routine tasks and he concludes that safety culture with quality experience is crucial.

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Risks of moving heavy objects while onboard

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Presenting a recent case of crew moving steel plates in its monthly "Risk Watch" report, the Britannia P&I Club informed on the risks associated with moving heavy objects. According to the case, three crew members were moving ten pieces of steel plate around the steering gear room, while the ship was underway.

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University launches new course in maritime training

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Liverpool John Moores University’s Maritime Centre launched a new portfolio of Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping and bespoke training courses, which covers courses for all ranks of commercial ships, super yachts and workboats, utilising the Centre’s existing and new bridge, engine and communication simulators.

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New program notes importance of sharing near-miss information

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VideotelTM has announced the launch of a new training programme, “Report a Near-Miss, Save a Life”, in association with the Standard Club P&I club, which insures ship owners, operators, and charterers for their liabilities to third parties. The programme examines the importance of sharing near-miss reports, to help reduce the chances of incidents.

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Learning programme launched for ship masters

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The Nautical Institute launched a flagship distance learning programme, the Command Diploma Scheme, in Singapore. At the core of the scheme, are the subjects identified by masters as areas of concern, such as onboard leadership and management, navigation and shiphandling, ship’s commercial business and coping with emergencies.

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Gard, DNV GL launch watertight doors awareness campaign

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Gard P&I Club has joined forces with DNV GL to create awareness on the correct use of the watertight doors on board.Based on Gard's analysis of cases involving watertight doors, they have launched an information package identifying the major risks, technical and operational issues, and steps the maritime industry can take to address them.

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Pacific Basin installs KVH mini-VSAT system on 99 Vessels

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KVH Industries announced that Pacific Basin Shipping Limited has completed the deployment of KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband solution to support its initiative to modernize ship-shore communications on their entire fleet of owned ships. The new equipment will enhance shore-to-ship crew training and support for safe ship operations and will help to boost morale onboard.

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