The traditional concept of Intelligence (IQ) is vastly attributed to a person’s genetics, but the most recent concepts of social and emotional intelligence are skills that can be acquired during lifetime. Which of them is a more valuable tool in the business environment?
Swedish Sea Rescue Society along with the Swedish Maritime Administration provided a programme for the Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration students on 16 and 17 September, invovling a lecture and demonstration.
NTSB issued an investigation report on the fire and explosion on the houseboat Dixie Delight which spread to Jackson County Park Marina, Alabama, in January 2020, killing eight people. The report highlighted that marinas should have measures and guidelines in place to prevent such incidents.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued Thursday four safety recommendations in its final investigation report of the fatal collision between the US Navy destroyer Fitzgerald and the container ship ACX Crystal. These include the need of training on collision regulations, as well as review and revision of bridge resource management training.
The Nautical Institute (NI) announced the formal launch of The Nautical Institute Foundation, a new charitable initiative extending NI’s current activities and aiming to improve standards in maritime safety and marine environmental protection.
Bristol Community College’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) has entered a global partnership with Maersk Training to take the next step in basic safety training and basic technical training programs certified by the Global Wind Organization (GWO).
RMI issued an investigation report on a bosun’s fatal fall overboard from the general cargo ship DELICATA, off Uruguay, in March 2020. The investigation identified poor compliance with the company’s SMS and safe working practices, as the crew member was not wearing a lifejacket or a safety harness when he descended to untie a pilot ladder.
The launch of Wärtsilä’s new cloud simulation platform has enabled seafarer schools to continue training despite the lockdowns and distancing imposed by the COVID-19 outbreak.
TSB Canada issued its investigation report on the injury during a lifeboat drill onboard the passenger vessel Amadea, while moored in Quebec, in September 2018. TSB found that manually overriding a winch system’s built-in safety feature and not wearing protective equipment contributed to the serious head injury.
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement recently launched a Liquid Cargo training facility, located at its Maritime Training Center in Cyprus, in order to ensure BSM’s LNG crews are highly trained.
- Ship Recycling
NGOs urge on EU's intent to export toxic ships to South Asia24/09/2020
Biofuels, hydrogen play a key role in shipping decarbonization up to 2050, BP says24/09/2020
- Green Shipping
Stena Line to develop large "powerbanks" for ferries quick charging24/09/2020
Despite COVID-19, shipping has to meet decarbonization challenges, says BV24/09/2020
ClassNK releases guidelines for use of highly ductile steel24/09/2020
MOL fined $253K for violating anti-pollution laws24/09/2020
Australia launches world first Port Sustainability Strategy Development Guide24/09/2020
The three aspects of intelligence and how they translate in business24/09/2020
Degassing tests for barges start in Port of Amsterdam24/09/2020
Russian frigate collides with container ship in Danish waters24/09/2020