safety measures

Lessons Learned: Consequences of alcohol should be reiterated in SMS

The Ministry of Hong Kong issued a merchant shppping information about a fatality onboard a Hong Kong registered bulk carrier whilst at berth, where the electrical engineer, perhaps influenced by alcohol aftershore leave, took an improper route to board the vessel and fell into the sea.

AMSA reports 9 serious marine incidents for April 2020

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informs that there were 31 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in April 2020. Of these, 9 were serious. The Authority highlights that reporting incidents is a crucial part in guiding the way they improve maritime safety in Australian waters.

AMSA: 10 serious incidents reported during March

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informs that there were 77 reported incidents involving domestic commercial vessels in March 2020. Of these, 1 was very serious and 9 serious. The Authority highlights that reporting incidents is a crucial part in guiding the way they improve maritime safety in Australian waters.

Risks related to in-transit cargo fumigation

The Bahamas Maritime Authority highlight the risks associated with in-transit cargo fumigation. The authority’s recommendations are based on the initial findings of an ongoing investigation into a very serious marine casualty.

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