Maritime News

Posted: Aug 1, 2022

Netwave Systems BV VDRs, type NW6000 - Safety Alert

Malta Flag

It is to be noted that a batch of Netwave Systems BV VDRs, type NW6000 are not fully compliant with Directive 2014/90/EU on Marine Equipment and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1158 on design, construction and performance requirements and testing standards for marine equipment. The batch concerns 100 VDR systems with serial numbers from 212912086 up to 22212186.
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Posted: Jul 28, 2022

Electronic Nautical Publications

Liberian Registry

The Liberian Maritime Authority has revised its Marine Notice NAV-001, which includes new requirements for ships that use Electronic Nautical Publications (ENPs) and the Nautical Charts and Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS).
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Posted: Jul 28, 2022

CHIRP Maritime Annual safety digest of Reports and Insight Articles 2021

This is the seventh annual digest of CHIRP Maritime reports, covering all the cases published during 2021 as well as several in-depth articles specially commissioned to highlight important safety topics.
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Posted: Jul 27, 2022

AWP Marine Inspectors Newsletter

Sharing experience and best practice towards raising safety standards

This latest newsletter discusses observations in the following areas;

- Portable Gas Detection Equipment Tests
- Override devices portable powered equipment
- Override devices on boiler safety valves
- Winch brake test equipment
- Lifejacket Lights
- Lifeboat davit winch breather valves
- Hydrotesting of bunker lines
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Posted: Jul 21, 2022

Pilot Ladder Maintenance, Use, Replacement & Inspection Record Book

Necessary knowledge about pilot ladders by PTR Holland. Very good summary that includes maintenance and operational criteria.
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