Standard Safety provides details of developments which affect the shipping industry and information about the LP department’s activities and how members may benefit from them. It is the main means for the LP team to get its message to the members and the wider industry as a whole.
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Standard Safety, July 2018
It has been over 30 years since the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster. In that time, many of the safety issues faced on board ships have remained constant, some have improved, and some new risks have emerged. In this edition of Standard Safety we reflect on certain pressing issues faced by members of the club, reflecting the emerging risks or demonstrating a new way to tackle an old problem.
Standard Safety, better box booking, March 2018
This edition of Standard Safety approaches the well publicised issue of misdeclared container cargo incidents from a new perspective. The Standard Club’s analysis of past misdeclared dangerous cargo incidents shows that the container booking process needs to be reviewed and tightened. This guide sets out the findings from our analysis and what measures ship operators can put in place to safeguard their ships, reputation and crew.
Standard Safety, July 2017
In this edition, we cover:
ECDIS use on board ship
Navigation risk assessments
Safety awareness whilst performing routine tasks
MARPOL Annex VI – emission control measures approved and adopted during the recent MEPC meetings
The Standard Club’s PEME scheme – an update
Hernias – what they are and how to detect and prevent them
Standard Safety, September 2016
In this edition we cover:
Improving hazard awareness
Near-miss reporting and why it matters
Breaking the error chain, part 3
NPK fertiliser and self-sustaining decomposition
MARPOL Annex IV – Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships
Disposal of solid bulk cargo residues and cargo hold wash water under MARPOL Annex V
Seafarers: choose a long and successful career, not the risk of diabetes
Standard Safety: Tankers, May 2016
Despite higher safety standards on board tankers, the number of tanker cargo-related claims The Standard Club deals with is rising, particularly on chemical and product tankers. With this analysis in mind, we have put together a wide variety of articles in this special edition, ranging from cargo-specific topics to the controversial issue of blending, plus various legal articles.