professionalism has to do with how you conduct yourself during your business affairs; different tasks to different people. Talking about shipping industry, seafaring with its STCW rules could meet all the requirements of a profession. However, professionalism has many attributes.
Both heavy weather and tropical storms demand of crew’s preparation and immediate response, in order to ensure vessel’s safe passage with no or less harms on vessel’s cargo or even vessel’s personnel.
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.
Ship navigation in restricted visibility doubles the likelihood of a collision or grounding. Such situations call for the use of special equipment and require some actions to be taken by the time the ship’s officer gets information of relevant weather conditions.
The University of London’s City Law School and the Dubai International Financial Centre Academy of Law have announced a joint venture to launch the Gulf region’s first specialised Masters in Maritime Law, set to begin in early 2019 in Dubai, intended for law graduates, lawyers and working professionals across the maritime sector.
Lots of maritime incidents have been occurred during anchoring operations. Maneuvering at anchorage and dragging or leaving vessel’s anchor are a few of them. There are many things that have to be considered before and during anchoring.
The essence of ship navigation in ocean waters and the role of navigational tools in ensuring a safe sail at the sea explained! The seventh article in our Bridge Procedure Series.
April 20th marks the 8th year since the greatest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry: The Deepwater Horizon explosion is an industrial disaster that began on 20 April 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in 11 deaths, 17 injuries and a discharge of about 4.9 million barrels of oil into the sea, leaving a heavy legacy in the safety history of oil and gas industry.
Sometimes, Officers Of the Watch work under restricted visibility and/or navigate in limited sea areas. Preparing passage plan aims to develop a comprehensive berth to berth navigation plan in order to ensure safe voyage
Simultaneous Operations occur when two or more potentially conflicting activities are being executed in the same location at the same time. SQE Marine Consulting advised on a proper SIMOPS risk assessment, which is to be conducted through several dedicated meetings, requiring participation of multidisciplinary attendees by all involved parties.
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CSA 2020 welcomes study's results on scrubber wash water14/06/2019
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