Mission to Seafarers announces crew welfare campaign to maintain seafarer support during pandemic

(Jan 07 2021)

The Mission to Seafarers announced the launch of a new fundraising campaign to sustain the crew welfare support currently being provided around the world at a time when it is most needed and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.



Thome Group presented with letter of commendation at MPA Singapore Awards

(Dec 17 2020)

The Thome Group is delighted to announce that it has been presented with a letter of commendation for outstanding corporate contribution to safety at sea during the MPA Singapore virtual awards ceremony on 1st December.



Seafarers and COVID-19: ICS webinar

(Dec 17 2020)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reviewed how COVID-19 is affecting seafarers and how the industry might find better ways to influence government, with a webinar on Sept 9, with senior speakers from EuroNav, PTC Holdings, ILO, ICS and DNV ...



Search continues for crew member who fell off tanker ship along the Southeast Texas Coast

(Dec 10 2020)

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday continued to search for a 27-year-old tanker ship crew member who fell overboard along the Southeast Texas coast.



Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 18 Ecuadorians after fishing vessel sank off Galapagos Islands

(Dec 10 2020)

The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of 18 Ecuadorians after their 72-foot commercial fishing vessel sank Friday approximately 350 miles north of the Galapagos Islands.



Seafarer morale tops list of growing safety concerns

(Dec 10 2020)

In Tanker Operator’s reader survey of the biggest growing safety concerns, “crew morale” proved to be by far the biggest.



BSafe – a new Britannia initiative for seafarers

(Nov 26 2020)

Britannia P&I Club is excited to announce the launch of its new proactive online safety campaign, BSafe.



All crew on a Hong Kong-flagged oil tanker anchored off Sydney tested for coronavirus

(Nov 19 2020)

The crew of a Hong Kong-flagged oil tanker have been tested en masse for COVID-19 following a NSW Police operation to meet the ship.



Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man stranded at sea from Tropical Storm Eta off Key West

(Nov 19 2020)

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man, Friday, who was pulled out to sea by Tropical Storm Eta approximately 61 miles southeast of Key West.



Coast Guard medevacs mariner offshore Corpus Christi, Texas

(Nov 19 2020)

The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner nine miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday afternoon.



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.




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Nov-Dec 2020

Shipping post COVID - practicality of decarbonisation - Hafnia and vessel performance