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Watch: Conveyor belt collapses on bulk carrier

One worker suffered minor injures after a conveyor belt collapsed Thursday while involved in loading operations with the bulk carrier ‘Leonidas’, at the Port of Patillos, northern Chile. The moment was captured on the video. 

Watch: How IMO, EU help cut maritime emissions in Solomon Islands

A new IMO video puts the spotlight on how an IMO/EU initiative is helping reduce maritime emissions in the Solomon Islands as part of a global project to help tackle climate change. The Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre Pacific – one of five regional centres established under the IMO-led Global MTCC Network project – helped the Solomon Islands port conduct a full energy efficiency and emissions audit. 

Duke of Cambridge: More to achieve in protecting Wildlife

On Monday, May 13, the Duke of Cambridge participated in a meeting of United for Wildlife Taskforces, focusing on the financial and transport sector. The meeting marks the first time the two groups have come together. The Duke of Cambridge during his speech applauded Taskforces’ work in fighting illegal activities that take advantage of wildlife. 

Watch: Panama Canal achieves milestone with Tritón transmit

The Panama Canal announced that it completed a transit trial of the container ship Tritón, of the Evergreen shipping company, the largest and largest container vessel to make the lock for the Canal expanded since its opening in June 2016.

Watch: Maturity ladder helps companies understand where they stand in safety

Safety culture is an organisational culture in which not only safety, but also occupational health a given priority in the way people think and act. The best way for one to get an insight into what’s safety, is in terms of the maturity ladder, in which each level has distinct characteristics and is an improvement on characteristics and is an improvement on the one before.

Watch: Safety culture is the base for a company’s performance

Securite Industrielle, focusing security measures, presents what is the safety culture noting that in short, the group develops its culture through shared behaviors and attitudes. Yet, do companies mostly focus on safety culture or their productivity, labor relations, and profitability?

Watch: What is safety culture?

HSE Solutions present Mrs Jen Webster, a child psychologist at the Health and Safety Laboratory, who provides a clear explanation of what is the safety culture, and help organisations understand and improve their safety culture using their ascent model. Thus, she explains what is the safety culture, why it is important and how you can measure it.

Watch: First Q-Flex LNG Tanker to transit Panama Canal

The Panama Canal informed that on May 12 it welcomed Qatargas’ Al Safliya, the first Q-Flex and the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker to ever transit the waterway. The tanker features 315 meters in length and 50 meters in beam, having an overall cargo capacity of 210,000 meters3 of LNG. The milestone transit also highlighted the Canal’s environmental benefits because of its ability to help vessels reduce the distance and duration of their trips.

Watch: What are the challenges when trying to improve safety culture

In this video, international safety expert Professor Patrick Hudson highlights the challenges that organisations face as they try to implement processes to improve their safety performance. He discusses his safety culture ladder model, and how companies can assess their safety maturity by using this model. Many organizations believe that they are in a pretty good place and they are definitely moving up the ladder, but the do not apply any safety plan.

Watch: Safety culture and leadership in shipping industry

Professor Patrick Hudson, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, provides an insight in the safety culture and leadership of the shipping world. He refers to the three different types of leaders, and the importance of right leading in order to prevent accidents that may be costly and fatal.


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