MSC is meeting for its 101st session, with a busy agenda encompassing maritime autonomous surface ships, polar shipping, goal-based standards and other agenda items.
The ship’s 4th engineer while inspecting the incinerator got his arm trapped. After evacuating, surgery was performed but to no avail and amputation of the forearm was unavoidable.
APM Terminals Inland Services Kenya has partnered with non-profit group TwoBillionEyes Foundation to offer free eye tests and corrective glasses for truck drivers.
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation identified passenger ferry safety as a challenge in its insight report on global safety challenges in 2017.
Onboard Danish flagged vessels members of the safety group are required to undergo training concerning the working environment approved by the DMA.
Shipping companies are increasingly gathering information from the fleet in order to improve their operations and safety performance. Without easy-to-use and data smart systems potential insights and improvements may be lost.
APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles and APM Terminals Tacoma are both recognized by the Pacific Maritime Association for industry-leading Safety Performance among US West Coast terminals.
At the annual Seatrade Cruise Global 2016 conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, classification society DNV GL introduced a new form of reporting that revolutionizes survey reporting for fleet managers.
Regulations aiming to improve safety have been in force for many years now and today the use of new technologies are contributing to the reduction of accidents, but it is still human factors, such as inadequate skills or insufficient competence in key areas, that are found to be at the root of the majority of maritime accidents.