Posted: Aug 4, 2023
This year’s Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC), running from 1 September to 30 November, will be carried out on the topic of fire safety.
Posted: Jun 21, 2023
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.
Posted: May 11, 2023
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.
Posted: Mar 17, 2023
Timetable for withdrawal of Standard Nautical Charts and Thematic Charts to be extended beyond 2026 in response to user feedback
Posted: Jan 30, 2023
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
Posted: Jan 13, 2023
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.
Posted: May 12, 2022
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.
Posted: Jan 26, 2022
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.
Posted: Oct 22, 2021
Very useful lifesaving guidance published by the UK P and I club in providing immediate first aid to a casualty.