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
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.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders in the maritime sector of safety on Nigeria’s waterways with the take-off of its 24-hour Satellite Surveillance Centre in Lagos, which will help curb piracy.
After a stevedore slipped and fell into a gap between logs on a log vessel, three others attempted to rescue him. All four unconscious stevedores were brought out with great difficulty from narrow spaces between logs. The hospital declared them “dead on arrival”.