Maritime News

Posted: Oct 28, 2022

AWP Marine Inspectors Newsletter


This latest newsletter discusses observations in the following areas;

- Access to LSA
- Pilot ladder testing
- Override devices on gauge glasses
- IBC Safety Equipment
- Oil Record Book Entries
- Liferaft HRU's
- Fuel leakage alarms
- Electrical equipment cabling
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Posted: Oct 26, 2022

Fire Detection on board ships: Key things to consider


Time to respond to an emergency on board is a vital factor and in case of a fire incident, time limits are further limited. For quick response, it is vital to identify the emergency immediately. As such, a fire detection system on board proves to be a helpful mean.
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Biofouling and in-water cleaning

AMSA Marine Notice

The purpose of this Marine Notice is to provide general information to vessel owners, operators, ports and marinas on the Australian biofouling management requirements, the Anti-fouling and in-water cleaning guidelines, the Australian in-water cleaning standards, and the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species (the Biofouling Guidelines).
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Requirements for the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems in Australian waters

AMSA Marine Notice

The purpose of this marine notice is to advise vessel owners, operators and masters of Australia’s requirements for the use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) to support compliance with the sulphur limit of 0.50 mass per cent concentration (m/m) in fuel oil as required by the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex VI and Australia’s domestic law.
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Responding to cyber-attacks in the maritime industry

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Shipping is increasingly digitalised and interconnected. As traditional maritime operations are replaced with autonomous and computerised processes, cyber security vulnerabilities become more prevalent.
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