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TRAINING COMPANY TO OFFER ‘ALTERNATIVE FUELS’ COURSES

TRAINING COMPANY TO OFFER ‘ALTERNATIVE FUELS’ COURSES

Stream Marine Training (SMT) is expanding its course catalogue, and due to industry demand is launching a one-day safety and awareness course for vessels carrying vehicles which are powered by batteries.  SMT says shipping companies are set to have new challenges...

SURVITEC WELCOMES IG INITIATIVES FOR SMALLER VESSELS

SURVITEC WELCOMES IG INITIATIVES FOR SMALLER VESSELS

Survival Technology company Survitec has welcomed industry initiatives to install Inert Gas (IG) systems to smaller oil and chemical tankers less than 8000dwt. Acknowledging the positive impact of 2016 amendments to SOLAS, which mandated the fitting of an IG system to...

EVACUATION SYSTEM PROVEN IN HEAVY WEATHER TRIALS

EVACUATION SYSTEM PROVEN IN HEAVY WEATHER TRIALS

Survitec’s Seahaven Advanced Evacuation System has successfully passed heavy weather sea trials (HWST). Seahaven was deployed from EDT Jane, an 80m offshore support vessel. The test was carried out in line with the SOLAS requirements for Novel Appliances which...

SURVITEC SAFETY SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC SHIP

SURVITEC SAFETY SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC SHIP

Survitec’s advanced fire-fighting system and safety equipment onboard the 'Yara Birkeland' – the world’s first fully autonomous containership – has successfully completed its first annual service ahead of the 3200dwt ship’s first laden voyage. The zero-emission, fully...

SHIP MANAGEMENT GROUP UNVEILS RESEARCH INTO ENCLOSED SPACE SAFETY

SHIP MANAGEMENT GROUP UNVEILS RESEARCH INTO ENCLOSED SPACE SAFETY

According to a study by ship management industry organisation InterManager, enclosed space deaths continue to be one of the biggest onboard occupational hazards. Following an initial survey, to which 5000 seafarers responded, a number of issues were raised, in...

NO TRADE OFF BETWEEN SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY, WARNS DNV

NO TRADE OFF BETWEEN SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY, WARNS DNV

A new analysis from classification society DNV and Lloyd's List Intelligence concludes that although shipping has seen a significant improvement in safety over the past decade as higher standards of ship construction and operation have cut the number of casualties,...

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Protea
LR AND INTERMANAGER SHARE LIFEBOAT SAFETY INSIGHTS

LR AND INTERMANAGER SHARE LIFEBOAT SAFETY INSIGHTS

Working with InterManager, the international trade association for the ship management industry, Lloyd’s Register (LR) has used its SafetyScanner machine learning technology to identify new, previously unseen insights surrounding lifeboat accidents, which will help...

ClassNK AND PANAMA SIGN CYBERSECURITY MoU

ClassNK AND PANAMA SIGN CYBERSECURITY MoU

Classification Society ClassNK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cybersecurity with the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA), the largest flag state, which is making various efforts to improve the safety of its own vessels. PMA recently announced the...

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