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ITF Releases Images of 'Shocking' Safety Breaches on Water

The Greek-owners of the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Christine B have not only been underpaying its 19 Filipino ...

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USCG Detains Bulker Due to Safety Violations

The Panama-flagged bulk carrier Lowlands Kamsar was detained in Seattle on Monday, after a United States Coast ...

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TT Club: Port Terminals the Weak Link in Global Supply Chains

As pivotal hubs within global trade, container ports and terminals face risks that have potentially serious ...

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2015 Dark Year for Workers' Safety in European Ports

2015 has been a particularly dark year for safety in docks at European ports, according to the European Transport ...

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Indonesia Signs IMO’s BWM Convention

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) member state Indonesia is the latest country to sign the ...

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Study: Half of OSV Crews Can't Say 'No' to Clients

Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels are willing to compromise safety rather than say ‘no’ to ...

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UK to Retain Ferry Safety Rules

UK to Retain Ferry Safety Rules

Nautilus International, a trades union and professional association representing seafarers and allied workers in ...

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Danish Maritime Authority Puts Work Safety in Focus

Danish Maritime Authority Puts Work Safety in Focus

The Danish Maritime Authority started surveying all Danish passenger ships in a new way from January 1, ...

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Infographic: Polar Code and Ship Safety

Infographic Polar Code and Ship Safety

This November the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in ...

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Container Weighing Made Mandatory

In the future, loaded containers must not be taken on board a ship until their weight has been determined.

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IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety for Ships ...

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New Guidelines to Protect Health and Safety of Seafarers

The ‘Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health’  held in Geneva, October ...

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Infographic: Safety at Sea

This year’s September 25th is marked as the World Maritime Day, but the date varies by year and country and ...

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Container Safety on IMO’s Agenda

Container Safety on IMO's Agenda

Over one hundred issues,  including container safety, were considered in the course of plenary sessions and working ...

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SINTEF Report Outlines Rig Safety Risks

SINTEF Report Outlines Rig Safety Risks

A new report on competence and capacity in the rig industry shows that a lack of professional competence and rig ...

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WSS Raises Awareness on Welding Safety

Shipowners and operators are reaping the benefits of the Wilhelmsen Ships Service Welding Safety Campaign, which ...

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Passenger Safety in Focus of EU Funded Research

Passenger Safety in Focus of EU Funded Research

The European Union has funded a research aimed at improving safety of passengers aboard cruise ships and ferries. ...

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ITF Turning Up Heat on Panama Canal Authority

ITF Turning up Heat on Panama Canal Authority

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) said that it has ramped up its campaign against the Panama ...

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NSafe-Hull Improves Collision Safety

NSafe®-Hull Improves Collision Safety

A bulk carrier adopting NSafe®-Hull first in the world has recently been launched for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. ...

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Safety Paramount in Towing Operations

Recent accident investigation reports suggest that merchant seamen continue to be injured during mooring and towing ...

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MUAWA Wary of Chevron’s Commitment to Safety

MUAWA Questions Chevron’s Commitment to Safety

International speakers highlighted concerns about the safety of Chevron operations at a public meeting attended by ...

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