Maritime News

Posted: Oct 22, 2021

Carriage of Containers on Dry Bulk Vessels - Things to consider

This circular highlights the practical aspects of carriage of containers and their securing on deck.
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Posted: Oct 22, 2021

RISK OF STEERING LOSS FROM DEFECTIVE RAMS

Recently, an inspected towing vessel experienced a reduction in steering when the port hydraulic steering ram failed.

Technicians replaced the ram with a spare part located on-scene; however, the cause of the failure was undetermined. Within 24 hours, the vessel experienced a second steering reduction when the starboard ram failed. Due to the abnormal consecutive failures, the rams were sent to the manufacturer to undergo inspection
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Posted: Oct 8, 2021

MIN 669 (M+F) Reporting Emissions Data into the UK MRV Regime

MCA

This notice provides information from the Department of Transport about preparations to be made by ship operators and verifiers in order to comply with the emissions data reporting required under the legislation underpinning the UK MRV regime.
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Posted: Oct 8, 2021

Human Factors Management and Self Assessment

OCIMF Information Paper

This information paper provides a framework to integrate Human Factors into management systems. The paper is intended help companies and leadership teams address the conditions and systems that influence human actions and decisions, and so promote safety and excellence across all operations.
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Posted: Sep 16, 2021

Cyber Security

BAHAMAS REQUIREMENTS

Cyber risks should be appropriately addressed in safety management systems no later than the first annual verification of the company’s ISM Document of Compliance after 01 January 2021, as indicated in IMO Resolution MSC. 428(98).
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