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ECDIS Training: An overview

A ship safety management system should include familiarization with the ECDIS equipment fitted, including its backup arrangements, sensors and related peripherals.

Six elements of professionalism in maritime

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.

5 Tips for effective ISO 45001 implementation

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.

Bridge Procedures: Ship navigation when in restricted visibility

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. 

Education alliance to launch Persian Gulf’s first masters in maritime law

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.

Learn from the past: Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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.


Should BWM training be a mandatory requirement?

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