SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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  • seafarers

    ISWAN reports increase of seafarers asking help in 2016

    Seafarers are those who bore the brunt of severe uncertainty within the maritime industry, according to a 2016 annual report from ISWAN. The SeafarerHelp report shows how the industry was left wrestling with a number of problems, which delivered serious knock on effects for people working at sea.  ...

  • deficiencies

    How to avoid fuel oil quick closing valves deficiencies

    The Bahamas Maritime Authority issued a technical alert, to highlight major deficiencies related to fuel oil quick closing valves, during Port State Control inspections. These deficiencies are considered very important and generally lead to detention. ...

  • recaap

    New maritime security transit corridors in effect

    Recent attacks against merchant shipping by pirates and armed robbers in Philippines, Western Indian Ocean and Red Sea Regions have highlighted the risks associated with  transiting these waters. SQE MARINE consulting company informs about the new security transit corridors which have been set in the aforementioned areas.  ...

  • blockchain

    First blockchain development lab launched in Europe

    The Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are jointly launching a field lab for the development of applications and solutions based on blockchain technology. In the BlockLab, theoretical blockchain ideas are developed, tested and worked out into concrete opportunities in a real-world environment. ...

  • psc

    Paris MoU celebrates 35 years on PSC

    The Paris MoU is pleased to announce that this year marks the 35th anniversary when the Memorandum on Port State Control was signed by 14 countries and has produced an infographic to illustrate major milestones accomplished over these years. The Paris MoU was established in 1982 and since then, the agreement has expanded to 27 members. ...


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