News items in 2018
3 Oct 2018
Web Alert: UK sanctions post-Brexit
The scope, nature and possible implications of the new UK sanctions regime has been discussed by the House of Commons in a recent briefing paper.
21 Sep 2018
Web Alert: MCA warns of the hazards of an accidental CO2 release onboard ships
The UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released ‘Safety Bulletin 12 – Accidental CO2 releases onboard 2 UK Merchant Vessels’, which was issued in September 2018. The bulletin was produced in response to two serious and potentially fatal accidental CO2 releases on UK flagged ships in the last two years.
20 Sep 2018
Technology Bulletin, September 2018
The pace of technological change in the shipping industry has accelerated exponentially in the last two years. This bulletin explores the impact of technological advancements upon both the shipping and insurance industries.
13 Sep 2018
Web Alert: Constant vigilance is the key to safe sailing
In its latest video, sponsored by The Standard Club, the Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) investigates three recent reports that highlight hazards onboard ships. In each case, a serious incident was avoided by someone raising the issue and resolving it before it was too late.
12 Sep 2018
Press Article: 20 years of the ISM code
Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention, reflects on how the ISM code is doing and what still needs to be done in an article for Safety4Sea Log published in September.