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.
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.
ABS, the American Club, and Lamar University (Lamar) are calling on industry to promote the cause of safety at sea with more comprehensive reporting requirements for injury and near miss reporting. This call comes after an industry-wide project analyzing more than 12,000 injury records.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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