SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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Major issues

  • cargo

    West Club: Requirements for loading clay cargo in Malaysia

    The West P&I Club informed that it has recently experienced a cargo liquefaction case, involving a full cargo of Ball Clay loaded in Lumut, Malaysia for discharge in Chittagong, Bangladesh, similar to another case experienced in 2013. In view of this, the Club urges operators to pay attention when loading a clay cargo. ...

  • maritime

    New agreement to boost shipping education in Malta

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the Malta Maritime Forum have signed an MoU, aiming to support the education of shipping professionals in Malta, as part of the island's maritime growth strategy. ...

  • uscg

    USCG urges for attention during testing CO2 systems

    The United States Coast Guard is reminding owners and operators that CO2 system inspection, testing, and maintenance requires thoughtful planning and risk mitigation efforts to prevent serious safety threats and loss of lives. ...

  • training

    DNV GL: Why investment in training is important

    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.  ...

  • ATSB

    ATSB secures drone qualifications

    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. ...


Recent Posts

insurance

Latest Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance issued

Norwegian Hull Club published a new version of the Handbook on Loss of Hire Insurance, providing explanations to the Nordic loss of hire conditions. The term "loss of hire insurance" suggests that the assured is insured in general for any incident that causes one or more of his vessels to be demobilised so as to be deprived of income., but the insurance has never been that comprehensive.

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aden

Risk in Gulf of Aden remains, CMF say

In view of the recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab-el-Mandeb, Combined Maritime Forces reminds operators that there are still risks associated with transits through these waters. Daylight attacks by small boats have been conducted against the tankers MV Galicia Spirit in October 2016 and MT Muskie in May 2017.

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pilotage

Bridge team communication secures safe navigation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau issued an investigation report, describing how the Malta-flagged bulk carrier "Navios Northern Star" contacted a buoy in Torres Strait, Australia, on March 2016, while approaching the course alteration position, and providing important safety issues to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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ports

UAE’s P&O ports to operate french container terminal

DP World-owned P&O Ports announced that it secured a three-year management contract to operate the container terminal in the Port de Sète in the south of France. Port de Sète is strategically located as an entry point to the Region Auvergne-Rhône with direct inland waterway communications.

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Shortlisted nominees announced for SAFETY4SEA Awards

The online voting process has started for this year’s SAFETY4SEA Awards which aim to reward any organization that demonstrated outstanding performance within the scope of fostering Safety Excellence & Sustainable Shipping. The awards presentation will take place at prestigious ceremony on the night before the upcoming SAFETY4SEA Conference.

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