Shipmanagement – Future IMO and ILO legislation coming up (October 2018)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The latest edition of the upcoming IMO and ILO Legislation is available now from Lloyd’s register. It provides an overview of legislative changes including significant adoptions and upcoming entries into force. This information is recommended for Technical, Safety, Quality, Crewing and Operation departments of Maritime companies, but there is also information relevant for yards and newbuilding departments. We…

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OCIMF – Guide to Best Practice for Navigational Assessments and Audits

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) OCIMF has issued an information paper which provides guidance on how to conduct a good navigational assessment, and features a template companies can use to develop their own. Navigational assessments and audits help vessel owners, operators and Masters to identify areas for improvement and increase safety. They also assure companies that high standards of…

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Cyber Security – New IACS Recommendations Published

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has published 9 (nine) of its 12 (twelve) recommendations on cyber safety with the aim of enabling the delivery of cyber resilient ships whose resilience can be maintained throughout their working lives.  These eagerly anticipated recommendations are the result of a long-term initiative from IACS that has benefited considerably from…

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UNCTAD – Market consolidation in container shipping: what next?

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) issued a new policy brief. Over the past two years, a wave of market consolidation has transformed the global container shipping industry, leading to mergers and acquisitions between container lines, a reshuffling of shipping alliances and the expansion of shipping companies into port operations. There…

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Arctic Shipping – Position paper from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Reported changes to the world’s climate appear to be increasing the accessibility of the Arctic to international shipping. These changes are likely to increase shipping traffic navigating throughout the region. In view of this anticipated future increase in shipping, there is growing awareness within the international community about the potential sensitivity of Arctic ecosystems to the impact of…

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Lessons Learnt: Collision with a Fishing Vessel (video)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) UK P&I club has developed a series of Lessons Learnt training videos. The videos are aimed at providing an inter-active learning experience for seafarers of all ranks by examining thought provoking incidents as well as suggesting actions which may have prevented them from happening or to mitigate their consequences. At the end of each video, the…

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