Be Cyber Aware at Sea campaign issued a short film, supported by HFW, illustrating how a simple click on the computer could lead to the ultimate disaster of sinking and urging operators to be wary of pop-ups, emails and websites asking for sensitive information.
Steamship Mutual offers a new training course which is perfectly aligned with one of the key messages contained in the Club’s “Fit for Life” DVD, which has been nominated for the 2017 SAFETY4SEA Initiative Award. The course will focus on the importance of a balanced diet and nutritious food along with galley hygiene.
As eye injuries are among those most commonly occurring to seafarers, the American Club issued its latest loss prevention poster, highlighting essential eye safety measures. The club notes that although most minor cases can be treated onboard ship, more serious incidents can have devastating consequences.
Maritime New Zealand informs about techniques that everyone could do, in order to improve chances of survival in cold water. Wearing warm clothes and lifejackets, avoiding alcohol and keeping a conscious, not-panicked mind are some of the advice included.
BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore launched a new cyber security awareness poster at Singapore Maritime Week 2017. The aim of the poster is to provide basic information to shipboard personnel on their role and contribution to managing maritime cyber risks.
In its monthly “Risk Watch” report ,the Britannia P&I Club issued one out of a series of posters aiming to collision avoidance. The poster deals with look-out and the use of AIS and concerns the Rule 5 of the International Collision Regulations (COLREGs), which requires ships to use all available means to make a full appraisal of each time situation.
Under its “Seafarers’ Health Information Programme”, International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network issued a report on malaria prevention, as the disease causes at least 1 million deaths every year, the majority of which occur in resource-poor countries, such as Africa, south and central America, Asia and the middle east.
Several ships have recently been questioned for incorrect use of ‘not under command’ (NUC) signals whilst drifting and waiting for a pilot to board.
The ICS and the Standard Club have issued free safety posters to shipping companies worldwide. The release of the posters marks the final stage of a campaign by the two organisations to promote hazard awareness with a ‘Spot the Hazard’ competition for seafarers.
The Shipowners’ P&I Club provides advice to seafarers on how to maintain their dental hygiene on board as they can spend weeks at sea on a voyage with limited access to regular and advanced dental care whilst at sea.
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- Loss Prevention
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