The Safety@Sea Singapore campaign was launched on 31st July at Marina South Pier. Led by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the campaign is an industry-wide effort to increase awareness of safe practices and inculcate a safety-first culture at sea.
Archives for July 2014
Seafarers of any nationality can arrest a ship for unpaid or underpaid wages in any port in India. Read the article inside to know how.
Coastal passage is an extremely busy time for the deck officer on bridge. The traffic density is usually high with an increased concentration of fishing vessels and obstacles. Learn about important points which OOW must consider in coastal and congested waters.
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, has launched an innovative series of travel apps for the cruise industry in Greece, covering the major ports and islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Kefalonia, Corfu and Syros. Further apps will also follow to cover the entire region.
A deck cadet died on a bulk carrier as a result of shock and haemorrhage following multiple crush injuries. Read more about the real life incident in the article inside.
Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding”–which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure–are on the East Coast, according to a new NOAA technical report.
ABS, a leading provider of global marine classification services, has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN).
The Australian government on 28th July, approved Indian firm Adani Mining Pty Ltd’s controversial A$16.5 billion ($15.5 billion) Carmichael coal and rail project in Queensland, subject to strict conditions to protect groundwater.
Watch the video of major refit of the Stanislav Yudin, a 24,800 tonne heavy crane vessel. The vessel went through a complex refurbishment that included a complete upgrade of the accommodation – designed for 151 persons – and the underlying machinery spaces.