Maritime News

Posted: Jun 4, 2024

AWP Marine Inspectors Newsletter

Edition # 34

Sharing Experience and Best Practice to Raise Safety Standards across the Marine Industry.
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Posted: May 22, 2024

Industry Reminder on Firefighting Suits

ABS

It is essential for shipowners to equip their crew with suitable firefighting gear to ensure the preservation of lives and vessels in the event of a fire. The appropriate equipment should enable crew members to effectively combat fires in open-air environments and enclosed spaces, all while ensuring their personal safety.

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Posted: May 22, 2024

Amendments to SOLAS Chapter IV: Radiocommunication Equipment, GMDSS and Vessel Operations

ABS

This Regulatory News provides guidance on the revised SOLAS Chapter IV: Radiocommunications Equipment, the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), and vessel operations. These changes reflect the IMO's effort to modernize the GMDSS, effective January 1, 2024. It also addresses the challenges related to sea area coverage, equipment requirements and requisite actions for new and existing ships.
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Posted: May 22, 2024

Blackouts - causes, prevention, effective recovery

DNV

Under certain circumstances – in congested waters, during manoeuvring or in harsh weather – a blackout can lead to loss of life or damage to property, infrastructure and/or the environment. This news highlights some of the most common causes of blackouts and aims to provide ship managers and crews with guidance to help prevent blackouts and mitigate potential consequences.
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Posted: May 22, 2024

FuelEU Maritime: How to prepare for compliance

DNV

FuelEU Maritime sets requirements on the well-to-wake GHG intensity of energy used for ships trading in the EU/EEA from 1 January 2025. The first step is to prepare and submit a monitoring plan to an accredited verifier by 31 August 2024. This statutory news provides you with more details on what you need to prepare.
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