SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
2018
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Major issues

  • pilots

    The role of pilots in safe navigation

    The latest issue of the Navigator, a free publication by The Nautical Institute in association with the Royal Institute of Navigation, explores what is involved in being and working with a Pilot. Most pilotage areas have an increased risk of groundings and collisions, which is why having a Pilot on board is mandatory. ...

  • platform

    One missing after oil platform explosion in Louisiana

    The US Coast Guard informed that it is performing search efforts for a missing man, after an explosion was reported on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain, near Kenner, Louisiana on Sunday evening. ...

  • safety

    How to ‘Safety Differently’

    Over the last two decades, safety improvements have flatlined despite a vast expansion of compliance and bureaucracy. ‘Safety Differently: The Movie” is a documentary by Professor Sidney Dekker, Griffith University, which tells the stories of three organizations that had the courage to devolve, declutter, and decentralize their safety bureaucracy. ...

  • missing

    Ten missing after cargo ship sinks off Philippines

    Ten people are missing after the bulk carrier Emerald Star sank off the northeast coast of Philippines, in the early hours of Friday. Local authorities deployed patrol boats and aircraft to search the missing crew, however, search and rescue operations were hampered due to the typhoon Odette. ...

  • uae

    UAE bans Varun’s ships over repeated crew abandonment

    The United Arab Emirates Transport Authority has banned all ships of the Indian Varun Resources Limited from calling the country's ports, due to repeated crew abandonment offences. ...


Latest news

cargoes

How to carry charcoal and carbon cargoes safely

The International Group of P&I Clubs in association with CINS launched a new guide to advice on the safe carriage of charcoal and carbon in containers. According to data, the local production of wood Charcoal and Carbon for domestic and export markets is about 53 million tonnes per year.

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human

How HR can make maritime organizations future proof

The Human Factor is a key theme of Europort 2017, which will stage the Masterclass ‘How HR can make your organization future proof’ to offer a refreshing view on HR, on November 10 . Expert speakers will explore how a new perspective on HR can be beneficial in making organizations future-proof and help them to reach their business targets.

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data

Europort conference to focus on big data

This year's Europort Conference in November will provide, among others, a showcase for new generation IT and system integration tools, ultra-sensitive monitoring, condition-based maintenance, fleet performance management and other types of data analysis.

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cyber

North Club warns over cyber payment frauds

In a recent article, North P&I Club informed about misdirected payments, noting that everyone in shipping industry is at risk of cyber fraud. Specifically, some operators have been the victims of ‘cyber’ fraud in cases where money paid to a provider of goods or services was diverted to criminals.

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