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Maritime Safety Committee meets 14 to 23 May

IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the Organization's London headquarters for its 93rd session, from 14 to 23 May 2014. 
 
The MSC is expected to adopt amendments ...

Minute’s silence observed by IMO Legal Committee for Sewol accident victims

Delegates to IMO’s Legal Committee observed a minute’s silence (28 April 20214) to demonstrate their compassion for the victims of the tragic accident involving the ferry Sewol on ...

SMM 2014: Strategies for Security at Sea

Security at sea is improving: In recent months, pirate attacks on commercial ships have been repelled successfully with increasing frequency. One of the reasons is the EU-led Operation Atalanta providing ...

Japan gives one million dollar boost to Gulf of Guinea fund

The Government of Japan has made a contribution of US$1.0 million to the IMO West and Central Africa Maritime Security Trust Fund, established by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu ...

ATSB: Ship owners alerted to fatal design modification

Owners of certain ships are being warned of a dangerous drainage system modification that contributed to the death of an engineer.

The accident occurred on 20 March 2013, on board ...

NYK completes winter safety campaign

NYK has completed its Sail On Safety winter safety campaign, which ran from December 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014. The campaign has been conducted annually since 2004 as part ...

First of series of navigational safety dialogue sessions conducted by MPA and SSA

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) collaborated with the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) to organise the first in a series of dialogue sessions to the shipping community to ...

MPA engages shipping community to raise awareness of navigational safety

MPA takes a serious view of any incidents in Singapore waters. Following the recent three collisions resulting in oil spillage, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is conducting ...

Alert! Issue No.34: Decent living for efficient and safe ships

The need for seafarers to have decent living conditions is enshrined in the new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) but the latest issue of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert ...

MOL's safety measures for large container ships

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced its response to the interim report of the Committee on Large Container Ship Safety related to the incident on June 17, 2013, involving ...

Danger signs ahead for 8,000-10,000 teu vessels

Ocean carriers have a pool of surplus 8,000-10,000 teu vessels looming ahead unless some thinking ‘outside of the box’ is behind recent newbuild orders.

Ocean carriers have returned ...

ITIC warning for ship managers on unsuitable cargoes

ITIC has warned ship managers of the potentially severe financial implications of nominating unsuitable ships for the carriage of specific cargoes.

In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC ...

London P&I Club says complacency is significant factor in collisions

The London P&I Club says that a recent analysis of collision cases has highlighted the effect which complacency on the bridge of the vessel can have on the incidence ...

ABS releases Chem-eL specialized e-learning package for chemical tanker operations

ABS, a leading provider of maritime classification services, announces the launch of Chem-eL, a specialized training package designed to support safety and competence in chemical tanker operations. Chem-eL is a ...

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