Covid and seafarers

(Nov 12 2020)

The Nautical Institute held a webinar on June 25 to commemorate the “Day of the Seafarer”, with comment from senior staff from InterManager, Anglo Eastern, Princess Cruises, and NI’s Ireland branch about the situation with seafarers with Covid.



ABS launches industry’s first infectious disease mitigation notation

(Nov 12 2020)

Notation and new guidance launched to help marine and offshore operators reduce transmission of disease.



Russian Master died on board of tanker during voyage

(Nov 05 2020)

Product tanker GOGLAND reported Master of Russian nationality in need of immediate medical assistance.



OCIMF releases a new paper on its Human Factors Approach

(Oct 15 2020)

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has released a new paper outlining the organisation’s approach to human factors.



The life and times of Reginald Foster Dagnall

(Oct 15 2020)

Reginald Foster Dagnall is a name frequently omitted from the pantheon of great entrepreneurial engineers of the early 20th century.



Tanker Master died in his cabin during voyage

(Sep 17 2020)

Master of asphalt tanker GLOBAL LADY died of heart attack in his cabin on Sep 12 in Arabian sea.



Franck Keyser, Ship Management, V.Ships: Maersk Etienne situation

(Sep 10 2020)

The situation on board the Maersk Etienne calls for politicians and governments to take immediate responsibility.



Coming Soon - Peril at Sea and Salvage: A Guide for Masters, Sixth Edition

(Sep 03 2020)

ICS and OCIMF will be launching the new edition of Peril at Sea and Salvage: A Guide for Masters in October.



Maersk Tankers warns supplies running out for migrants

(Sep 03 2020)

The owner of an oil-tanker that rescued 27 migrants almost a month ago has broken its silence to warn supplies are rapidly running out.



Sandy Hook Pilot Timothy M. Murray lost his life while boarding a ship

(Aug 13 2020)

Sandy Hook Pilot Captain Timothy M. Murray sustained injuries after falling from a pilot ladder and was evacuated to a local hospital where his injuries proved to be fatal.



Seafarers UK and Grimaldi Foundation generously support Flying Angel Campaign

(Aug 06 2020)

Two leading maritime foundations support maritime charity to implement wide ranging COVID-19 response programme, to support seafarers.



Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

(Aug 06 2020)

The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member from a tanker vessel approximately 35 miles offshore of Freeport, Texas, Thursday.



Latest Seafarers Happiness Index report reveals seafarer welfare crisis at tipping point

(Jul 30 2020)

The Mission to Seafarers calls for immediate action to ease plight of seafarers.



Isle of Man Ship Registry becomes first flag state to launch seafarer welfare app

(Jul 16 2020)

One of the world’s leading flag states, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, is set to launch the first ever seafarer welfare app designed by a ship registry.



More shipboard oxygen required in the event of existing or future respiratory infections

(Jul 16 2020)

Leading maritime safety specialist Survitec is highlighting the need to ensure there is sufficient medical oxygen onboard vessels in the event of crews and passengers becoming ill with a respiratory infection.




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October 2020

Seafarer morale and safety - Neste and vessel performance - Maersk''s ZeroNorth