lessons learned

Chief Engineer refuses engine room rating, gets excluded from duty

In its 57th issue, CHIRP pays attention to an engine room rating operation that had to be conducted by the Chief Engineer, who declined to conduct the operation in the machinery spaces, due to the lack of safety measures, an act that in the beginning led to the Chief Engineer’s exclusion from engine room duties.

Fatigue at sea on the IMO agenda

Ways to enhance seafarer training by utilizing lessons learned from marine casualty investigations and how to prevent fatigue at sea are issues under discussion this week at the IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (30 January-3 February).

Developing competent crew on board

A certified crew member is not necessarily a competent one The Shipowners' P&I Club has issued several case studiesregarding incidents…


Does enclosed space entry need more regulation?

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