The UK Major Ports Group summarized the results of a survey to the UK’s biggest port owners and operators on what developments could shape the port of the future, in line with the Government’s Maritime 2050 Call for Evidence. The survey highlights developments in augmentation-automation to transform competitiveness.
The European Maritime Safety Agency issued an infographic, describing lessons learned from accidents through the European Marine Casualty Information Platform. In this infographic EMSA presents accidents that took place on fishing vessels. As the infographic shows there were a total of 2404 incidents involving fishing vessels
ISO 45001 will help the organizations not only to manage their OH&S risks and improve their OH&S performance by developing and implementing effective policies and objectives, but also to reduce workplace incidents and the cost of insurance premiums.
To address the impact of Black Carbon emissions from shipping on the Arctic, IMO has been developing a definition for black carbon, to find the best methodology for measuring black carbon, and identifying abatement options. The following infographic outlines some of the most effective abatement options and presents their advantages and and disadvantages, based on the most recent scientific literature.
ISO 45001 emphasizes the need for worker participation in the functioning of an OH&S management system, as well as requiring that an organization ensures that its workers are competent to do their assigned tasks safely.
Leadership is difficult to teach but it is the centerfold aspect in team dynamics while leaders need to develop themselves in order to successfully inspire and motivate team members towards improving overall team performance in all levels.
A broad range of industries has been showing increased interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – or mostly known, drones- in last years, mainly due to the relaxation of stringent regulations around their use. The total addressable market for drone powered business operations is valued at over $127 bn, according to PwC estimates.
Change Management includes all actions with the aim to change the behaviors of people and organizations. One essential element of change management is to install the necessary elements to sustain the change. However, the most difficult part is to make the first step, thus to recognize the need for a change.
MSC 99 expected to approve Arctic shipping proposal22/05/2018
Regulatory update on autonomous shipping22/05/2018
USCG enforces safety zone ahead Kilauea lava flow22/05/2018
IMO MSC 99 approves second GMDSS service22/05/2018
Australia-NZ research ship collaboration eyes safer operations22/05/2018
Japan, ReCAAP ISC launch program to tackle piracy in Asia21/05/2018
New US bill addresses sexual harassment in transportation21/05/2018
Caution required amid global measles outbreak21/05/2018
Rescue boat unintentionally released into sea, damages ship21/05/2018
First certificate of inspection for towing vessel in US West Coast21/05/2018