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Posted: Aug 3, 2022

Pilot falls into water after ladder rope breaks

In its latest monthly safety scenario, the Swedish Club describes an accident where a pilot had fallen into the water, after one of the side ropes of the ladder broke.

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Posted: Jul 27, 2022

UKHO Phases Out Admiralty Paper Charts

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has taken a major step on the path to digitalization in the shipping industry: the end of Admiralty paper charts.
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Posted: Jul 27, 2022

Tanker barred from entering Australia over crew mistreatment

Australian maritime authorities have banned the Liberian-flagged oil tanker AG Neptune from entering its ports for six months for multiple breaches of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC).
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Posted: Jul 21, 2022

Fatal Pilot Ladder Accident in Turkey on 18th July

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Boarding Accident Claims Marine Pilot's Life off Yalova, Turkey
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Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Two seafarers die onboard tanker in Bangladesh

Two Indian crew members died whilst reportedly carrying out thickness checks within a cargo tank June 18.

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Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Lack of shore leave leaves no room to unwind, suggests results of Seafarer Happiness Index Q1 2022

With the Seafarers Happiness Index (SHI) Quarter 1 2022 results being published, we look at what the findings tell us.
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Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Paris MoU Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Polar Code compliance

The inspection campaign will be held from 13 June to 1 July 2022 (first period) and from 1 to 19 August 2022 (second period).
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Posted: May 12, 2022

Enclosed spaces on sea-going vessels

On 14 February 2022, new regulations on enclosed spaces were made entering into force in May 2022 for vessels falling under the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), and May 2023 for other vessels.
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Posted: May 12, 2022

Focused inspection campaign – Hours of work and rest

The PSC’s joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) starts on 1 September.
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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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