Monday, March 19, 2018
Blog

Deja Vu All Over Again

By Captain George Livingstone – Some of you may recall another phrase, “Call me Cassandra”.  The term, originating in Greek mythology is used when valid warnings or concerns are either...

March 19, 2018
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Monday, March 21, 2016
News

Shipping Disasters Continued Decade-Long Decline in 2015, Report Shows

Despite what you may think from reading the news, the number of total losses and casualties in shipping each continued the decade-long downward trend in 2015, with 85 reported total loss...

March 21, 2016
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Training Blackboard
Blog

Four Deaths A Week – Is Training To Blame?

By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval) Why with all the requirements, regulations, and best practices in place do so many mariners die needlessly each year – under completely preventable circumstances? Take for example...

February 22, 2016
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Monday, May 4, 2015
Incidents

Disaster Statistics – Ship Losses Reach 10 Year Low

Martime disasters including high profile incidents – such as the Costa Concordia disaster, Sewol ferry sinking and Norman Atlantic ferry fire – have made banner headlines in recent years but,...

May 4, 2015
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Sunday, March 22, 2015
ship line handling incident
Incidents

Pickup Truck Hauled into Baltimore Harbor During Freak Mooring Incident

On Saturday night, a miscommunication between line handlers aboard the containership MSC Ilona and those at terminal 4 in the Port of Baltimore resulted in a pickup truck getting pulled...

March 22, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
transocean barents rig
News

Roughneck Injured Aboard Transocean Barents Drilling Rig

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has launched an investigation into an incident on board the Transocean Barents semi-submersible drilling rig on 4 March when they say a roughneck suffered crush injuries....

March 4, 2015
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