New shipping guidance can help curb pilot transfer fatalities

(Jan 14 2022)

A guide to maritime pilot transfer safety has been updated amid industry concerns about poorly rigged ladders causing severe injuries or fatalities.



Crew member with dislocated shoulder medivaced from tanker off Isle of Wight, UK

(Dec 16 2021)

A crew member with a dislocated shoulder was evacuated from an oil tanker at anchor off the Isle of Wight by Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat on Sunday.



Vaccination offered to all seafarers on Panama-flagged vessels

(Dec 07 2021)

Panama President Laurentino Cortizo has announced that all seafarers aboard Panama-flagged vessels will be able to be vaccinated when they dock in Panama regardless of their nationality.



Marlow Navigation signs agreement with Ocean Technologies Group

(Dec 07 2021)

Marlow Navigation adopts the Ocean Learning Platform, providing a wider range of interactive maritime learning solutions, as well as new tools for competence management and crew assessment.



Marlow Navigation signs agreement with Ocean Technologies Group

(Dec 07 2021)

Marlow Navigation adopts the Ocean Learning Platform, providing a wider range of interactive maritime learning solutions, as well as new tools for competence management and crew assessment.



LR and InterManager share new insights into the main causes of lifeboat accidents

(Dec 07 2021)

Findings from LR’s machine learning technology, SafetyScanner, to help improve lifeboat safety at sea.



Stolt Tankers appoints Maren Schroeder as Managing Director

(Dec 02 2021)

Stolt Tankers announced that it is has appointed Maren Schroeder as Managing Director, Stolt Tankers Shipowning (STSO), with effect from April 1, 2022.



UK P&I Club launches Lessons Learnt video on enclosed space refrigeration maintenance incident

(Nov 25 2021)

UK P&I Club has released its latest video in a series of award-winning reflective training videos, based on a real-life incident where two men narrowly escaped serious injury while testing an emergency fire pump.



Tanker Master’s fatigue led to $72.9m marine accident

(Nov 25 2021)

A tanker operating company’s decision to change masters without a handover period led to a $72.9 million marine accident, according to a National Transportation Safety Board Marine Accident Brief issued Tuesday.



ISWAN looks back on an extraordinary year for seafarers

(Nov 25 2021)

With calls and messages to its 24-hour helplines more than tripling last year as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has had a unique insight into the challenges faced by seafa...



Watch video - Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker near Galveston

(Nov 18 2021)

The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from a tanker vessel near Galveston, Texas.



Ocean Technologies Group partners with Samson Rope

(Nov 18 2021)

Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) and Samson Rope, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance synthetic rope solutions, have agreed to collaborate to provide seafarers with on-demand access to Samson’s comprehensive set of online courses i...



IMEC launches Ratings CMS developed by Ocean Technologies Group

(Nov 11 2021)

The International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) has launched a Competency Management System for Ratings (CMS-R), having commissioned Ocean Technologies Group to develop these specific competencies in 2020.



Columbia Shipmanagement announces new mental health initiative

(Nov 11 2021)

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is proud to announce it is furthering its efforts to promote crew positive mental health and wellbeing with an exciting new initiative for crew welfare.



OCIMF appoints new Managing Director, Karen Davis from ConocoPhillips

(Oct 29 2021)

Karen Davis from US-based global oil and gas company ConocoPhillips will succeed Rob Drysdale as Managing Director of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF).




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