safety measures

STCW Requirements for ships operating in Polar Regions now effective

From 1st of July 2018, amendments related to revised training requirements for Masters and Deck Officers onboard ships operating in Polar Water have come into force. Namely, the STCW has been amended with a new regulation V/4 , according to which, two main trainings are defined: the basic and the advance training.

LNG tanker breaches safety rules in Northern Sea Route

The 2017-built ice class tanker ‘Boris Vilkitsky’, which is deployed to transport gas from Russian Yamal LNG project, entered the Northern Sea Route with inoperative stern thrusters and port steering column, violating several safety rules, according to NSR Administration.

Canada invests in safer Arctic re-supply operations

Under the Oceans Protection Plan, Canada is investing $94.3 million over five years to make Arctic re-supply operations faster, safer, and more efficient for remote communities. This investment is expected to help Northerners protect their communities and livelihoods with a marine safety system that will prevent and respond to safety and pollution incidents.

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