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Posted: Apr 1, 2020

MAIB safety digest: volume 1, 2020

This is a summary of the MCA collections of articles involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and small craft sectors to help the marine community to learn lessons arising from a variety of accidents.
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Posted: Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19: Coronavirus Outbreak – Impact on Shipping

In response to the 2019-nCoV novel coronavirus outbreak, a number of countries, ports and organisations are publishing details of the measures being put in place.
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Posted: Mar 24, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Guidance relating to the certification of seafarers

IMO has been made aware of a number of concerns regarding
seafarers’ training and certification as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
The actions taken worldwide as a result of the outbreak pose a serious challenge for Administrations to allow the continued training of seafarers, re validation of certificates, including medical certificates, and issuance of endorsements attesting recognition of certificates in
accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW Convention), 1978, as amended.
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Posted: Feb 19, 2020

AWP Inspector Bulletin # 12

Attached our latest inspector newsletter sharing experience and feedback.

The latest edition of our newsletter addresses the following issues;

- Certificates of Specialized Training
- Conditions of class, significant recommendations, memoranda or notations
- Correct use of gas test tubes
- Coronavirus OCIMF release
- Unauthorised plug and play devices on the ECDIS
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Posted: Feb 17, 2020

SIRE Inspector Positions

AWP Marine Consultancy Ltd has posted a job listing for potential or existing SIRE inspectors.

AWP Marine Consultancy Ltd specifically seeks interest from candidates based within the following regions: South America (Chile / Ecuador) / Western Europe (Netherlands / Belgium) and West or Southern Africa (Nigeria / Togo / Ghana / South Africa / Tanzania).
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