Mr. Alexandros Glykas, Director at DYNAMARINe, discusses what can negatively affect Ship-to-Ship operations resulting in an incident and suggests best practices to strengthen safety culture during STS onboard tankers.
Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, motivated by the dynamism of the Maritime Industry and endless opportunities for raising the standards for a safer working environment for the seafarers and the protection of the environment. Due diligence in STS (Ship to ship transfer) Operations. STS Operations were statutory regulated by IMO MEPC 186 (59) on 2010. This resolution was a proactive initiative by the IMO since no major marine accident was attributed to an STS Operation. Such Proactive initiative by the IMO has lead Prudent Tanker Operators to adopt and become members of STS concept introduced by DYNAMARINe through it's dedicated STS service, onlinests.net.
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