SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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  • drugs

    Crew finds drugs onboard Danaos container ship

    An unidentified quantity of drugs was found onboard the Greek container ship DIMITRIS C, while she was in the port of Ilo, Peru, on September 14. The drugs were found by the ship's crew, during routine inspection, in accordance with the company's inspection policy. ...

  • hurricane

    USCG urges for precautions ahead of Hurricane Jose

    The US Coast Guard is advising mariners and swimmers along the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut coasts to use caution on the water this week, as Hurricane Jose transiting the Mid-Atlantic region is forecasted to impact beaches and waterways from North Carolina to Maine. ...

  • denmark

    Denmark initiates maritime research and innovation project

    Digitalisation and new business models will be in the centre of the research and innovation project Blue INNOship II, under the country's maritime strategy, focusing on the smart ship of the future, Internet of Things, autonomous systems, cyber security, etc. ...

  • rates

    Drewry: Benchmarking helps BCOs mitigate rates increase

    Contract freight rates, paid by Beneficial Cargo Owners to move their products by container, have increased for a 4th consecutive quarter, according to Drewry consultancy. Drewry reiterates its previous warning to BCOs that they need to re-think their contract negotiation strategy. ...

  • firefighting

    IUMI calls for improved firefighting systems onboard boxships

    With the growing size of container vessels, and a recent spate of fires on board these ships, the International Union of Marine Insurance is concerned that current firefighting provisions are insufficient and has published a position paper calling for better on board firefighting systems for container vessels. ...


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