VIKING will showcase its new solutions and servicing concepts in a forthcoming exhibition. The company says their products combine all the advantages of modern lifeboats, such as self-propelled maneuverability, with the flexibility, comfort and smaller footprint of liferafts. In addition, their new storage and launch unit, is expected to set new standards for innovation, functionality and aesthetics in deckside or hull-integrated evacuation systems.
When a life jacket fails to inflate properly, the results can be life threatening.The USCG has issued safety alert reminding all inflatable life jacket users of the importance of performing periodic maintenance on their equipment.
IMO has published Resolution A.1106(29) which includes the revised guidelines for onboard operational use of shipborne automatic identification systems (AIS)
The Nautical Institute has issued Mars Report regarding an accident in which incinerator safety devices bypassed and provides lessons learned for the proper use of safety devices. NI says that safety devices are there to protect you, so don’t be tempted to bypass them, particularly when working alone.
Special requirements for fire-fighter’s outfit regarding St. Vincent and the Grenadi flagged vessels
ClassNK has issued Technical Information regarding special requirements fire-fighter’s outfit regarding St. Vincent and the Grenadi flagged vessels
ClassNK has issued Technical Information to notify about special requirements for relevant equipment of fire-fighter’s outfit regarding Antigua and Barbuda flagged vessels.
The EU-funded project SuSy, completed in 2013, have turned such an idea into a proof of concept. The project developed a proposal to install inflatables on ships including a system to blow them up vary rapidly
Rolls-Royce presents the future of tug bridge controls
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has received a Safety Alert issued by the US Coast Guard referring to important emergency escape breath devices and emergency life support apparatus information.
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