Risk Focus: Paint – Guarding your asset from corrosion

The primary role of a coating is to protect the asset from the environment it has to work in, in order to provide as long a service life as possible. Not only does corrosion affect service life, it has a real and detrimental effect on costs to the asset owner in terms of service time,…

Rate this:

Advertisements

UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Safety Digest 2/2019

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) examines and investigates all types of marine accidents to or on board UK vessels worldwide, and other vessels in UK territorial waters. This Safety Digest is a compendium of anonymous articles involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and small craft sector which draws the attention of the marine…

Rate this:

ITF on Maritime Subsidies: Do They Provide Value for Money?

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The International Transport Forum (ITF), associated with the OEDC, issued its report ‘Maritime Subsidies: Do They Provide Value for Money?’. The report gives an overview of direct and indirect subsidies available to maritime transport in OECD countries. It assesses whether they provide value for taxpayers’ money and offers recommendations how policy makers can increase the…

Rate this:

$3 million prize competition for innovation in marine renewable energy-powered ocean observing platforms

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that together with the Department of Energy (DOE) are sponsoring a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine renewable energy-powered ocean observing platforms. The Powering the Blue Economy™ Ocean Observing Prize will draw upon American innovators to accelerate technology development through a…

Rate this:

Flashback in maritime history – EL FARO sinking and the loss of 33 people on 1 Oct 2015 (video)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) EL FARO was a United States-flagged, combination roll-on/roll-off and lift-on/lift-off cargo ship crewed by U.S. merchant mariners. She was lost at sea with all hands on October 1, 2015, after losing propulsion near the eyewall of Hurricane Joaquin. El Faro departed Jacksonville, Florida, bound for Puerto Rico at 8:10 pm EST on September 29, 2015, when then-Tropical Storm Joaquin was several hundred miles to the east. Two days…

Rate this: