Seafaring is a profession that requires ranks and duties to be specific, so that everyone onboard will know what to do, as several procedures have to be conducted at the same time; Thus, each one of these roles carries unique responsibilities which are crucial for the successful operation of a vessel.
DNV GL, automation systems vendor Høglund, ferry operator Fjord1, and the Norwegian Maritime Authority have finalized the first testing phase of the ROMAS (Remote Operation of Machinery and Automation Systems) project. The parties presented the results for the first time at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo.
IMCA published a safety flash concerning the accidents that take place in vessel machinery spaces. In the specific safety flash, two crew members were slightly injured. The injury was caused due to uneven surfaces that caused one crew member twisting their foot, and the other one having a medical treatment to the shoulder.
With the Polar Code now in force, Thordon Bearings has urged shipowners and managers to verify that their vessels’ deck machinery and systems can operate safely in the extreme temperatures encountered in Arctic and Antarctic seas.
The Maritime New Zealand has issued Safety Bulletin to draw attention to a number of recent crane block failures on IHI and IHI-WMMP deck cranes on log ships and to make available advice from the manufacturer as to the correct operation of the cranes and their recommended remedial action.
Maersk Supply Service has exercised an option to add Rolls-Royce’s new Anchor Recovery Frames
Rolls-Royce is to deliver a package of advanced deck machinery to six new anchor handling tug supply vessels
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won a series of deck equipment orders from Chinese shipbuilder Xiamen Shipbuilding IndustryMacGregor to supply six vessels with deck machinery
Rolls-Royce has won a 50m contract to deliver deck machinery for four large anchor handlers for Edison Chouest Offshore
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a 19m contract to deliver deck machinery for four ocean going tugs for Dutch company ALP Maritime Services
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