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AWP AROUND THE WORLDOur inspectors are globally situated so that we are available at a moments notice
WEB BASED MANAGEMENTOur unique web based management system gives our team real time information on all of our inspections from anywhere in the world
QUALITY ASSURANCE• Reports Assessed• Inspection Quality Monitored• Reviewed by OCIMF Auditor
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS• Client Specified Requirements• Observations Submission• Report Submission• Total Inspection Time Monitored• Compliant to OCIMF Standards
RESPONSE TIME• Fast Turnaround• 24 Hour Coverage
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Posted: Jan 11, 2019

Vision vs perception: How visual perception affects decision making at sea

How we see, how we process multiple information sources, such as alarms and bridge sensors and how perception is affected by other factors such as night conditions, fatigue and movement, can be proven  crucial factors for the safe operation of a ship and the safety of seafarers in general.

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Posted: Jan 2, 2019

Improved Industry Cyber guidelines published

The third edition of the industry cyber risk management guidelines, Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, addresses the requirement to incorporate cyber risks in the ship’s safety management system (SMS). It also reflects a deeper experience with risk assessments of operational technology (OT) - such as navigational systems and engine controls - and provides more guidance for dealing with the cyber risks to the ship arising from parties in the supply chain.
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Posted: Jan 2, 2019

Ship Handling Incidents at Low Speed

The WOE Club has experienced two claims recently where, in separate incidents, a container vessel and a tanker inexplicably lost control whilst departing port under pilotage. One vessel subsequently made contact with an oil jetty causing notable damage to the face of the berth, while the other left the navigable channel, struck a light beacon, then ran aground on top of a submarine pipeline. Both incidents led to considerable claims.
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