Shipping industry veteran to lead ZeroNorth’s revenue expansion

(Feb 03 2022)

ZeroNorth appoints Jesper Bo Hansen as new Chief Revenue Officer.



UK Club issues crew advice on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

(Feb 03 2022)

Sophia Bullard, crew health programme director at UK P&I Club, advises on the causes of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) among crew and how to minimise its effects:



‘YO-YO’ effect in COVID-19 infections and restrictions causing havoc for seafarers

(Feb 03 2022)

COVID uncertainty and fluctuations led to major impact in seafarer welfare; The Mission to Seafarers reiterates call for key worker status and further investment in seafarer support during 2022.



Kuba Szymanski to chair Seafarers Hospital Society

(Jan 20 2022)

The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) has appointed Captain Kuba Szymanski as the new Chair of the board of the 200-year-old UK maritime charity, following the retirement of Peter McEwen MBE MNM.



OCIMF/INTERTANKO’S behavioural competency assessment

(Jan 19 2022)

OCIMF and Intertanko’s Behavioural Competency Assessment and Verification (BCAV) scheme is now 2 years old. We heard an update in a September 2021 webinar.



BW Maritime – supporting crew mental health

(Jan 19 2022)

Patrick Kirkman, general manager for insurance with BW Maritime, explained what his company does to support crew mental health, speaking at the IUMI 2021 event.



New shipping guidance can help curb pilot transfer fatalities

(Jan 14 2022)

A guide to maritime pilot transfer safety has been updated amid industry concerns about poorly rigged ladders causing severe injuries or fatalities.



Crew member with dislocated shoulder medivaced from tanker off Isle of Wight, UK

(Dec 16 2021)

A crew member with a dislocated shoulder was evacuated from an oil tanker at anchor off the Isle of Wight by Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat on Sunday.



Vaccination offered to all seafarers on Panama-flagged vessels

(Dec 07 2021)

Panama President Laurentino Cortizo has announced that all seafarers aboard Panama-flagged vessels will be able to be vaccinated when they dock in Panama regardless of their nationality.



Marlow Navigation signs agreement with Ocean Technologies Group

(Dec 07 2021)

Marlow Navigation adopts the Ocean Learning Platform, providing a wider range of interactive maritime learning solutions, as well as new tools for competence management and crew assessment.



Marlow Navigation signs agreement with Ocean Technologies Group

(Dec 07 2021)

Marlow Navigation adopts the Ocean Learning Platform, providing a wider range of interactive maritime learning solutions, as well as new tools for competence management and crew assessment.



LR and InterManager share new insights into the main causes of lifeboat accidents

(Dec 07 2021)

Findings from LR’s machine learning technology, SafetyScanner, to help improve lifeboat safety at sea.



Stolt Tankers appoints Maren Schroeder as Managing Director

(Dec 02 2021)

Stolt Tankers announced that it is has appointed Maren Schroeder as Managing Director, Stolt Tankers Shipowning (STSO), with effect from April 1, 2022.



UK P&I Club launches Lessons Learnt video on enclosed space refrigeration maintenance incident

(Nov 25 2021)

UK P&I Club has released its latest video in a series of award-winning reflective training videos, based on a real-life incident where two men narrowly escaped serious injury while testing an emergency fire pump.



Tanker Master’s fatigue led to $72.9m marine accident

(Nov 25 2021)

A tanker operating company’s decision to change masters without a handover period led to a $72.9 million marine accident, according to a National Transportation Safety Board Marine Accident Brief issued Tuesday.




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SIRE 2.0 - OCIMF and Columbia Ship Management perspective; seafarer mental health; EU ETS costs; 33 years after Exxon Valdez; resolving BWTS problems