Watch: Explosion on car carrier in Jacksonville

A fire had broken out on June 4 on board board Hoegh Xiamen, which is still burning but is now under control, according the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department. The fire had caused an explosion which injured eight fire fighters. All 21 crew members are safe.

RightShip launches new Safety Score

RightShip has announced the launch of its new Safety Score, with the vision to put operators at the heart of improving standards across the industry. The new Safety Score responds to industry feedback for more transparent methods and a new approach on safety and risk management in the maritime industry. 

Watch: How to ensure a safe boarding

The American P&I Club’s Loss Prevention published a video, in which Danielle Centeno – Vice President, Loss Prevention/Survey Compliance – discusses three keys to safe boarding.

Watch: How to achieve mental resilience onboard

A new film “Coronavirus – Mental Resilience On Board”, identifies some of the threats for those onboard; and focuses on how to combat stress to maintain a good and positive mental state by including details of skills and coping strategies to help.  

Increased oil tankers presence off California

The US Coast Guard informed about an increased presence of oil tanker vessels near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Namely, there were 27 tanker vessels off the coast of Southern California on April 22.

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