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. ...


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How can ships avoid hurricanes?

Hurricane Irma has sent shipping into disarray, particularly for cruise passengers. Around 40,000 holidaymakers are estimated to have been affected by disruption to scheduled cruises this week and this figure could rise further as Irma speeds through the Caribbean towards southern Florida. 

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High-level leaders support new global platform

Danish Maritime Forum, which is considered as the “Davos of the maritime industry” has been renamed as 'Global Maritime Forum', becoming a new global platform to better contribute to a positive long term change for the industry and for society. Fourteen global and prominent industry leaders are backing the Forum which aims to serve as a broader platform for dialogue and collaboration to increase sustainable long term economic development and human wellbeing.

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