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2015 SAFETY4SEA Athens Forum successfully concluded on 7th October

1100 delegates from 30 countries representing a total of 480 organizations The 2015 SAFETY4SEA Forum, a PRO BONO event, successfully concluded on Wednesday 7th of October 2015 in Eugenides Foundation Athens attracting 1100 delegates from 30 countries representing a total of 480 organizations.A unique panel of 24 global experts presented latest maritime safety perspectives, best practices, security trends, loss prevention issues and human element challenges. Positive feedback on the presentations together with roundtable discussions proved the programme and speakers successfully addressed current maritime issues.The event organized by SQE4SEA and sponsored by ABS, ASPIDA, CHALOS & Co Law Firm, DNV GL, Dorian LPG, Hellenic War Risks, Hellenic Lloyd's Register, MAGSAYSAY, Marshall Islands Registry, Norsafe Group, Phoenix Register of Shipping, SpecTec Group, SQEMARINE, Steamship Mutual P&I Club, Thenamaris (Ships Management) Inc., Transmar Shipping and UK P&I Club. Furthermore, the event was supported by: ALBA Graduate Business School, AMMITEC, Chios Marine Club, Green Award, ECOMASYN, E, Hellenic Shipbrokers Association, , Hellenic Navy, Hellenic Committee of Lloyd's Brokers' Association, HELMEPA, HEMEXPO, Hellenic Maritime Law Association, Hellenic Society of Maritime Lawyers, International Propeller Club, IFSMA, MARTECMA, Piraeus Marine Club, University of the Aegean, University of Piraeus, WIMA, WISTA Hellas and Yatch Club of Greece. During ...

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IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping Outcome

Session 2, from 2 to 6 February 2015, IMO Headquarters The IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping held its 2nd Session (HTW2) from Monday 2 through Friday 6 February 2015 under the Chairmanship of Mr Bradley Groves (AUSTRALIA) and his Vice Chair, Mrs Mayte Medina (USA), both of whom were subsequently re-elected for 2016. It will be recalled that HTW assumed responsibility for matters formerly dealt with by STW (Standards of Training and Watchkeeping).Three Working Groups (WG) and two Drafting Groups (DG) were formed and chaired as follows:WG1Training Matters (Model Courses and Polar Code),Mrs M Angsell (SWEDEN)WG2Training Matters (Manila Amendments, Passenger Ship Safety and ECDIS), Ms Maryanne Adams (MARSHALL ISLANDS)WG3Human Element Issues (Guidelines for PSCOs on the ISM Code and Seafarers' rest hours, also Carriage of dangerous goods in packaged form by sea), Captain Moises De Gracia (BRAZIL)DG1DG2Validation of model courses (Chemical, Oil and LNG Cargo Operations), Captain G Edenfield (USA)Validation of model courses (Maritime English and Engine Room Simulators), Captain K Deboo (INDIA)The meeting was attended by representatives from 79 Member Governments, 3 Associate Members of the IMO, 3 Inter-Governmental Organisations, 29 Non-Governmental Organisations and 1 IMO Training Institute , namely the World Maritime University.Validation of Model ...

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