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Posted: Aug 4, 2023

Port State Control CIC Sept 2023 - Fire Safety

This year’s Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC), running from 1 September to 30 November, will be carried out on the topic of fire safety.
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Posted: Jun 21, 2023

Isle of Man Ship Registry Port State Control Analysis

The latest trends identified from the Isle of Man PSC data has been released with Fire Safety, Safety of Navigation and Life Saving Appliances being the key areas of concern.
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Posted: May 11, 2023

RightShip RISQ 3.0 Launch

Effective 30 June 2023 RISQ 3.0 will be implemented for inspections following response to industry comments, and in accordance with the most recent industry recommendations and regulations.
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Posted: Mar 17, 2023

UKHO to extend timetable for paper chart withdrawal

Timetable for withdrawal of Standard Nautical Charts and Thematic Charts to be extended beyond 2026 in response to user feedback
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Posted: Jan 30, 2023

Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table

ICS published the annual Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table, highlighting a 25% increase in flag states reporting on seafarer labour standards compared to last year
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Posted: Jan 13, 2023

SIRE 2.0 Training Videos – Human Factors

OCIMF has developed a series of short training videos as part of its commitment to provide ongoing support for inspectors, officers, crew, vetters and operators, during the transition to SIRE 2.0.
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Posted: May 12, 2022

SIRE 2.0 Question Library and Supporting Documentation update

The SIRE 2.0 Question Library and Supporting Documentation has been updated giving specific guidance for SIRE Programme Participants and Inspectors. All users of the programme are strongly encouraged to take the time to review the documentation in full and follow the necessary Management of Change (MOC) actions detailed within.
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Posted: Jan 26, 2022

Bridge Procedures Guide, Sixth Edition

International Chamber of Shipping

Key features of the new edition:

- Increased guidance on non-navigational procedures;
- New sections on the human element, Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) safety settings, category zone of confidence (CATZOC), weather routeing, communications with the engine control room, cargo operations, risk assessments and permits to work, ship stability, ballast water management, errors associated with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), and characteristics of radar;
- More visual aids to improve understanding and support on board training; and
- Simplified language to reflect current best practice in writing guidelines and checklists.
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Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Equipment

Very useful lifesaving guidance published by the UK P and I club in providing immediate first aid to a casualty.
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