Learn about important points to consider while inspecting ships tanks such as cargo holds / tanks (dry and wet), ballast tanks, void spaces, fuel oil tanks, fresh water storage tanks, etc.
SUITSTM has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous, confined spaces on board.
SOLAS convention on enclosed space entry was amended requiring all ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment on board.
A new regulation aimed at protecting seafarers who need to enter enclosed spaces, by requiring ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment on board, enters into force on 1 July 2016.
Andrew Sheriff comments on the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry recently launched by the maritime authorities of Tokyo and Paris.
The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry.
The member Authorities of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) will embark on a concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry
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”.