2020 SAFETY4SEA Fuel Options Survey Mr. Apostolos Belokas presents the preliminary findings of the survey highlighting that the majority of responders believe a postponement of 2020 sulphur cap deadline is possible.
Compliance towards 2020 sulphur cap
Mr. Stylianos Mavrelos, Capital Ship Management, addresses the different compliance options. Considering that a postponement of the Sulphur cup regulation seems unlikely, the majority of the vessels will continue burning ULSFO and or MGO.
Alcohol and adverse weather cause fatal man overboard
Absence of light, wet surfaces and alcohol consumption were the contributory factors of a fatal fall onboard a fishing vessel, the UK MAIB concluded.
Early avoiding action important for collision prevention
A high state of vigilance is required when navigating in the vicinity of fishing vessels for which appropriate watch keeping arrangements should be in place.
Workboat's engine stops working because of fuel contamination
While a workboat was trying to conduct a transfer operation, its engine stopped working. Despite the fact that the crew made several attempts to restart it, they were all unsuccessful.