Archive for 'Maritime Legislation' Category
News from The Nautical Institute Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Familiarisation 21.11.12 The Nautical Institute announced today (Wednesday 21 November) the publication of Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Familiarisation to promote clarity around Generic Training and Familiarisation regarding Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). The guidance has been issued by the ECDIS Training Group – an [...]
ECDIS: A Primer & Reminder Ask any ship manager about ECDIS and they will have a story or two to tell, and they won’t all be good ones! ECDIS is a major development in the way we navigate our ships, but it’s a complex subject – one that is frequently not understood sufficiently, leading [...]
A new guide to the procedures necessary to ensure safe and succesful bunkering operations has been released by the The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) in association with the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA).
A leading Dutch ship owner has denounced the European Commission competition directorate’s investigation into the International Group of P&I Clubs, as potentially ‘irresponsible’. He said, “It is unclear to the ship owner members of P&I clubs, why an investigation is being carried out into a tried-and-tested system that delivers cost benefits to consumers and also [...]
A new release from Walport Maritime Training Films – “Assessing Risk: Slips, Trips and Falls” httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djeXRlKCKVM This film looks at how a simple Risk Assessment can help reduce the number of Slip, Trip and Fall incidents in the workplace. Aimed specifically at the maritime crewing market, the lessons can be applied across all industries. The [...]