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27th May 2015
In January 2015 enclosed space entry drills and training every two months became mandatory under amendments to SOLAS. Mirroring this, at its 48th Committee meeting, the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) confirmed that enclosed space entry will be the subject of its 2015 Concentrated Inspection Campaign. More people die or are injured in enclosed spaces than through any other related onboard work activity, and the largest problem is with spaces which are not perceived as dangerous – anchor lockers and deck stores which may suffer from oxygen depletion, for example.
Port State Also Looking at Welfare
27th May 2015
While the 2015 Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) will address enclosed space entry, they have also decided on the 2016 focus. Next year the CICs will include a campaign to verify compliance with the Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 (MLC2006). Read More ›
Danger in the Maritime Domain
27th May 2015
The first few months of 2015 have demonstrated, in the most visible way possible, just how complex and sometimes dangerous the maritime domain can be, as well as how important it is to maintain awareness, treat the risks and avoid complacency at all costs.” Read More ›
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06th October 2015
Developing a practical approach and understanding of the interpretation and application of the ISM Code, and the management processes involved. This two-day course, which is a combined ISM familiarisation and internal audit course, will help you develop a practical approach to the interpretation and application of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code.
13th October 2015
This three-day course covers the key practical aspects of modern shipbuilding. You will develop your knowledge of modern shipbuilding practice, shipbuilding contracts, the major inspections and tests, plus the associated technical requirements. In addition, the course will enhance your understanding of the roles, responsibilities and organisation of a site team overseeing the building of a ship on behalf of an owner.
26th October 2015
This workshop is designed for offshore vessel operators to assist them in assessing and bringing their existing management system into line with this new industry guideline. It covers the purpose and scope of OVMSA Best Practice Guide and introduces the 12 principles of management practice for offshore vessels. Participants will learn a systematic approach to the self-assessment process and how to make beneficial use of the measurement data collected by the vessel operator.
17th June 2015
The Conference is organized by the Faculty of Navigation of the Gdynia Maritime University and The Nautical Institute.
07th September 2015
LISW will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2015, offering over 100 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry – regulators, charterers, ship owners, ship managers, bunker suppliers, lawyers, ship brokers, bankers, insurers, insurance brokers, commodity traders and brokers, ship suppliers, port operators, shipping service providers and many more.
09th June 2015
TOC Europe is the global showcase for the people who own, move and handle containerised and bulk cargoes.