Maritime: 12 jobs that we could not have imagined at Y2K
We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that is utterly changing the way we live, work and behave. Drones, 3d printing, virtual reality, big data, robots are only a few technology trends which led to equivalent job positions that we may never had thought they could exist; just imagine what was the job market like at Y2K and how it will evolve till 2050!
Not complying with doctor's recommendations is medical abandonment
When a seafarer slipped and fell on his back, he was referred to a shore doctor who initially diagnosed him with acute lumbago and recommended repatriation for further examination. When the seafarer filed a complaint for full disability benefits with the Labor Arbiter, the latter decided to grant him such benefits.
The global LNG supply through 2035
Examining major issues that will shape energy supply and demand through to 2035 and beyond, the latest issue of the annual BP Energy Outlook highlighted, among others, that LNG supplies more than double over the Outlook period (2015-2035), with around 40% of this expansion occurring over the next five years.
2018 SMART4SEA Awards Ceremony - Highlights
The winners across the eight smart shipping categories who walked with a SMART4SEA Award were announced at a prestigious ceremony which took place on Tuesday 30rd,2018 at the Yacht Club of Greece.
2017 SAFETY4SEA Conference - Highlights
The 2017 SAFETY4SEA Conference successfully concluded on Wednesday 4th of October, in Eugenides Foundation, Athens, attracting 750 delegates from 25 countries representing a total of 350 organizations.
Problems when using a CO2-system in a fire emergency
DMA focuses on problems that may arise when using a CO2-system in an emergency because the operation of the system cannot be trained in practice in connection with periodic fire drills.
Inappropriate use of Fast Rescue Craft led to its damage
During an offshore oil spill response exercise, the Master of the ship was instructed to use the Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) of the vessel as a towing boat, when the mooring bollard on the FRC broke under tension.