Maritime Risk Focus: Safe LNG Bunkering Operations

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The advent of the 2020 global sulphur cap regulation has been driving marine engine technology towards achieving environmental compliance. The marine engine manufacturers have been developing ship’s engines capable of using alternative low-flashpoint and low-sulphur fuels as a way to meet the stringent environmental requirements. In addition, abatement technologies for the reduction of harmful…

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IMO Requirements for maintenance of Life/Rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear as of 1 Jan 2020

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) From 1 January 2020, maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of the following items shall be carried out in accordance with the IMO Resolution MSC.402(96). Applicability: Lifeboats (including free-fall lifeboats), rescue boats and fast rescue boats Launching appliances as well as on-load and off-load release gears for lifeboats (including primary and secondary…

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European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) 5 year strategy plan for 2020 – 2024

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) EMSA has published their 5-year strategy plan for years 2020-2024. The strategy hinges around five priority areas – sustainability, safety, security, simplification and surveillance – and the four key functions of service provider, reliable partner, international reference and knowledge hub. The new strategy reflects EMSA’s important role in the implementation of the European Commission’s…

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Safety Guidance for stowage of dangerous goods on containerships (Fire Risk)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Container ship fires are a growing concern. Fires, originating from dangerous goods in containers, whether wrongfully declared or not, occur with alarming frequency. Such fires endanger the lives of the crew, harm the environment and cause damage to cargo and property. The Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) has published a new safety guidance for…

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UK MCA updates the Code of Safe Working Practices (Amendment 4, October 2019)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Code of Safe Working Practices (COSWP) provides guidance on improving health and safety on board vessels and articulates how statutory obligations should be fulfilled. The Code details the regulatory framework for health and safety on board ship, safety management and statutory duties underlying the advice in the Code and the areas that should be…

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Viking Sky Loss of Propulsion and Near Grounding 23 Mar 2019 – AIBN Interim Report and video

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On the afternoon of 23 March 2019, the cruise vessel Viking Sky experienced a black-out and loss of propulsion in gale to storm force conditions in the Hustadvika area of the Norwegian Coast. The master immediately sent out a mayday as the ship drifted towards shore. Viking Sky was owned by Viking Ocean Cruises…

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SafeLearn Enters Cooperation Agreement With Conapra – Brazilian Maritime Pilots’ Association

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) SafeLearn, a product line of Safebridge broadens its business horizons even further and enters a cooperation agreement with Conapra – Brazilian Maritime Pilots’ Association. SafeLearn ECDIS Training for Maritime Pilots course is now available on the Association’s digital application, for further use by their member pilots. SafeLearn ECDIS Training for Maritime Pilots course was…

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