SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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DNV GL: Why investment in training is important

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The results of a DNV GL's recent survey on maritime safety in four regions reflected the industry’s focus on safety and presented direction on how to improve safety at sea. The main conclusion is that the crew is the key and that to improve safety at sea the community needs to invest in training and enhancing the safety culture. 

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ATSB secures drone qualifications

ATSB

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau announced that it is now qualified to operate Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems as part of its investigations, by securing a relevant certificate through the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

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How to deal with death on high seas

seas

In the summer edition of its Bodily Injury News, UK Club advises operators on what to do when death occurs at sea. Death in a workplace environment is not any easy issue, but having a regimented, step-by-step plan in place to deal with such circumstances is integral especially whilst at sea, suggests Linda Wright, the Club's claims executive.

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UK MCA gets modern twist

mca

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency is modernising the way the UK Ship Register operates, with a number of new initiatives. At the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Maritime and Ports, attendees were informed that the MCA is considering increasing the fee structure for the UK Ship Register to above 2016 levels.

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EfficienSea2 deploys smart buoy to optimize navigation

efficiensea2

The European project EfficienSea2 is testing a new Smart Buoy solution, aiming to allow ships to have improved navigational services and to receive data in support of vessel operations, when reaching ports. The buoy will allow port authorities and ships to collect and share information in a completely autonomous system.

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