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Watch: How to ensure a safe boarding

The American P&I Club’s Loss Prevention published a video, in which Danielle Centeno – Vice President, Loss Prevention/Survey Compliance – discusses three keys to safe boarding.

Vessel hygiene to prevent COVID-19 spread

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than ever maintaining a good housekeeping onboard can help prevent the virus spread. In view of this, the American P&I Club reminds key tips which are important to follow in general for a safe workplace onboard a vessel.

Problems of transporting nickel ore cargoes

As the American Club says, Pandiman Philippines Inc., the Club’s correspondents in Manila, provided the following reminder regarding the hazards associated with the carriage of nickel ore, as the seasonal export of this dangerous cargo from the Philippines gets underway.

IG Clubs continues survey triggers for tankers carrying HFO

As part of the industry’s efforts to ensure higher ship standards, the International Group of P&I Clubs (IG Clubs) continues to implement survey triggers for seagoing vessels of 10 years of age or more carrying HFO, the American P&I Club reminded in a new circular. 

New poster focuses on seafarers' eye protection

As eye injuries are among those most commonly occurring to seafarers, the American Club issued its latest loss prevention poster, highlighting essential eye safety measures. The club notes that although most minor cases can be treated onboard ship, more serious incidents can have devastating consequences.

China declares special safety inspections in Xiamen

The American P&I Club issued a notice to inform that the Maritime Safety Agency of the People’s Republic of China is initiating a special safety inspection program, with effect from June 1, 2017.

How to achieve pilot boarding safety

The American P&I Club issued a safety guide for shippers concerning the pilot boarding, as over the past five years, several injury incidents occurred from embarking and disembarking from a vessel’s pilot ladder.

Surveys note numerous machinery deficiencies in 2016

The Managers of the American P&I Club conducted 106 condition surveys, during the 2016 CY. Ninety-one of the surveys resulted in deficiencies, while fifteen surveys resulted in no deficiencies noted. Forty-six per cent of the surveys were conducted on dry cargo vessels and tankers accounted for thirty-five per cent of total surveys.

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