While en route to its next port call, the 14,000 TEU “ONE AQUILA” containership experienced a container loss due to the bad weather off the US coast.
Following the basis of their close cooperation, ABS and the American P&I Club shake hands in order to deliver new loss prevention initiatives for the shipping industry.
The Standard Club issued a guide concerning enclosed space entry onboard, aiming to assist seafarers to enter enclosed spaces safely, in order to prevent enclosed space-related casualties.
MPA Singapore conducted a safety analysis and identified that some of the common causal factors contributing to persons falling overboard during transfers between vessels at the anchorages, were due to slips and trips, unsuitable embarking/disembarking arrangements and unfavourable weather conditions.
In a recent webinar, Thomas Miller, TT Club and UK P&I Club discussed factors associated with container casualties to pinpoint key challenges towards safer container ship operations and enhanced security of the container stacks they carry. Attention to numerous factors is needed to avoid repeated casualties insurers noted.
World Shipping Council published its 2020 survey concerning containers lost at sea issue. The report reveals that on average a total of 1.382 containers lost at sea every year.
Following the container loss of the Hawaiian barge “Ho Omaka Hou” close to Hilo Harbor, the US Coast Guard oversees the response operation of the lost cargo.
United States Customs & Border Protection reported that the Customs Trade Partnerships Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Portal’s new security profile for Sea Carries which came on line June 1, 2020, does not fully reflect the associated minimum security criteria (MSC).
The English Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that a ship sailing with a defective passage plan is considered unseaworthy, according to data provided by The London P&I Club.
In its latest edition of Signls, North P&I Club focused on Drills, recommending several training exercises, this time providing tips to plan a drill.
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