SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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Author: SAFETY4SEA Team

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Navigation incidents off Chittagong on the increase

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The Chittagong Port Authority’s (CPA) outer anchorage is very congested with vessels arriving at the anchorage for lighterage operations before entering the river. The Gard of England P&I Club has been notified of several recent collisions and groundings in the port approaches and anchorages of Chittagong, Bangladesh and highlights lessons learned from recent incidents.

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ReCAAP ISC issues piracy report for July 2017

A total of two actual incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in July 2017 and no piracy incident was reported, the ReCAAP ISC informs in its latest monthly report. Although the over situation has shown significant improvement, there is no room for complacency.

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New project launched to address Arctic shipping safety

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A new three-year research project, called SEDNA, has been launched to address safety and efficiency in Arctic ship operations. Its aim is to  develop the ‘Safe Arctic Bridge’, a human-centered operational environment for ice-going vessels. Its design and layout will focus on the navigational requirements of the Arctic, namely ice, weather and a lack of chart data.

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UKMTO issues updated Bab El Mandeb warning

The North of England P&I Club draws attention to a new UKMTO notice which urges vigilance to vessels transiting Bab El Mandeb from the Gulf of Aden, following recent attacks on two vessels which fired  upon with small arms and rocket propelled grenades from multiple small skiffs.

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UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth into Portsmouth Harbour

UKHO has supported the safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth by providing specialist marine geospatial and hydrographic expertise and data capabilities. Following initial dredging operations to make Portsmouth’s navigation channel and entrance deeper, hydrographic data was collected by the survey launch HMS GLEANER using modern multibeam echosounder technology to confirm the available water depth.

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Do you know the signs of heat stroke?

The UK P&I Club provides lessons for summertime safety onboard discussing the importance of knowing the signs of heat stroke. The Club recently reported the death of two crew members who were found unresponsive onboard, apparently suffering from heat stroke and notes that particularly at this time of year, this is not an isolated incident.

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