Prevention at Sea

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Jan. 17, 2017
MLC Abandonment Provisions Enter into Force Under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) shipowners must now have insurance to assist the seafarers on board vessels if they are abandoned. Read more
Jan. 17, 2017
Cyber Reporting Included in Updated Coast Guard Policy The U.S. Coast Guard recently published CG-5P Policy Letter 08-16: Reporting Suspicious Activity and Breaches of Security, which outlines the criteria and process for reporting such events. Read more
Jan. 16, 2017
Is Hull Fouling as Harmful as Untreated Ballast? At a presentation at the World Ocean Council's Sustainable Ocean Summit last month, IMO technical officer Dr. Theofanis Karayannis suggested that hull biofouling could be a more damaging vector for invasive aquatic species (IAS) than ballast water. Read more
Jan. 16, 2017
Investigation Report: Officer Died After Fall The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its investigation report into the death of an officer in Thailand, citing an inherently unsafe situation. Read more
Jan. 16, 2017
Less Pain, Not Much Gain for Dry Bulk The dry bulk market’s strong end to 2016 is unlikely to last long into 2017, according to the latest research from Maritime Strategies International. Read more
Jan. 13, 2017
Container Ship Rescues Surfer The crew of a Mediterranean Shipping Company vessel rescued a surfer six kilometers (three nautical miles) from shore in Australia on Friday. Read more
Jan. 11, 2017
Australia and Japan develop safety standards for shipping liquid hydrogen Australia and Japan signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) in Canberra today which will allow liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time. Read more
Jan. 10, 2017
Deadline for submission of 2016 detention review cases In case an owner or operator declines to use the National appeal procedure but still wishes to complain about a detention decision, such a complaint should be sent to the flag State or the recognized organization (if authorized to act for the flag State). Read more
Dec. 29, 2016
M/S "CITY OF TOKYO" - IMO: 8709145 refused access to the Paris MoU region The above named vessel was detained in Antwerp (Belgium) on 23rd October 2015 and left the port of Antwerp on 21st October 2016 but failed to call at the repair yard in Dubai as agreed, before 30th November 2016. Read more
Dec. 23, 2016
Inspection of Certification for Seafarers under STCW after 1 January 2017 Certification for seafarers is verified during each PSC inspection. On 1 January 2017 new STCW requirements enter into force and seafarers may need new certificates. Read more
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