During the last SAFETY4SEA Singapore Forum, Allan Raymund Olano, General Manager and Consultant at GREEN-JAKOBSEN, talks about safety performance in the shipping industry. He explains how safety performance is currently measured, highlighting that crew involvement is very important to enhancing safety.
In its latest edition of Safety Digest, the UK MAIB focuses on a fishing vessel’s accident, in which its personnel accidentally got engaged in shooting creels. While the vessel was facing rough weather conditions, the personnel couldn’t use the a self-shooting system, leading to the engaging of three deckhands in the shooting creels.
During the 2019 SAFETY4SEA Athens Forum, Dr. Maria Progoulaki, Regional Representative and Senior Consultant, Green-Jakobsen A/S discusses the process of change that takes place within an organization through a sequence of steps aiming to install a strong safety culture for the personnel onboard and ashore.
During his presentation at the inaugural SAFETY4SEA Conference in London, Jad Mouawad, CEO, Mouawad Consulting, referred to BWMC Implementation Challenges with respect to retrofit, supervision, installation, training and commissioning/re-commissioning of a BWMS.
Compared to other global industries, shipping is relatively insulated from the general public at large—surprisingly so given its global reach and indispensability. It is not a world where people understand that without shipping, “half the world would starve, while the other half would freeze.”
Smoking causes damage to nearly every organ in the body and is directly responsible for a number of diseases; nonetheless the majority of the smokers find it difficult to quit. Although many believe that quitting smoking is an easy task, in fact, it is a physiological and psychological challenge.
Wondering what makes people care about working safely? Safety culture does! A number of recent high profile incidents highlight why regulators, classification societies and IMO constantly put emphasis on implementing a successful safety culture.
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IMO boosts Somalia's maritime sector22/01/2020
Ports in France blocked amidst protests22/01/2020
Crew wellbeing is the key to right service delivery22/01/2020
Ships detained in Paris MoU region in December22/01/2020
- Women in shipping
Supporting women leaders: A win-win case for shipping22/01/2020
RMI warns extra vigilance to ships transiting Red Sea22/01/2020
Three dead as boat capsizes off Hong Kong airport22/01/2020
China and Myanmar to develop new deep-sea port22/01/2020
2020 cover in respect of biological and bio-chemical weapons22/01/2020
New Jersey expands definition for qualified offshore wind project22/01/2020