Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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ClassNK Announces American Acquisition, Seeks Brown Water Footprint

STAMFORD – For the first time in their 113-year history, Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has announced growth via acquisition. At the Connecticut Maritime Association Shipping 2013 Conference, ClassNK and Portland,...

March 19, 2013
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Monday, March 18, 2013

Canada Moves to Improve Oil Tanker Safety

CALGARY, Alberta, March 18 (Reuters) – Canada’s government will examine strengthening oil tanker safety, including introducing new laws and penalties, as it seeks to increase vastly exports of crude oil...

March 18, 2013
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Monday, March 4, 2013
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LNG Fire Safety – Ships and Terminals

By Tom Guldner, President of Marine Firefighting Inc. What measures are in-place to protect them and prevent emergencies aboard LNG ships and at LNG facilities.? Let’s start with a little history of...

March 4, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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US Coast Guard Releases 4-Years of Safety Alerts, Advisories and Lessons Learned

The US Coast Guard’s Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis has released a compilation of the past 4 years of maritime and offshore safety alerts, safety advisories, and lessons learned...

January 30, 2013
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Maritime News

Interview with Henrik Uhd Christensen, CEO of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment

While in Hamburg, Germany last month I sat down with Henrik Uhd Christensen, the Chief Executive of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, a familiar brand to many who work on ships and offshore...

October 16, 2012
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Thursday, April 26, 2012
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“A Hole In the Water” – Prudent Sailing Through the Gulf of Aden

– By Captain Rich Madden It’s 0-dark-30 somewhere in the Gulf of Aden and we are Eastbound in the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC).  To the North, off the port...

April 26, 2012
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Friday, March 2, 2012
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Mooring Ops VIDEO FAQ – European Harbour Masters’ Committee

Video training has long been an effective tool for companies to help share information with mariners. I say companies because video training programs, while effective, are often too costly for...

March 2, 2012
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Maritime News

NYK Completes Winter Safety Campaign

PRESS RELEASE – The NYK Group has completed its winter Sail on Safety campaign, which ran from December 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. NYK carries out the campaign every...

February 22, 2012
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Monday, February 6, 2012
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Lloyd’s Register – How to Pass the Survivability Test

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tricter rules and standards in design and materials will help companies and shipyards fit sturdier fire and lifesaving equipment says Lloyd’s Register’s Principal Statutory Specialist Sam James The worrying toll...

February 6, 2012
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Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Big Impact / Low Cost Safety Upgrades For Your Ship

In an ideal world, shipping companies would give captains a blank check to purchase all the latest equipment and materials to help make their ships safer, however considering the financial...

January 29, 2012
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Saturday, January 7, 2012
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The Importance Of Marine Safety Data

– By Rear Admiral James Watson, USCG Marine safety and environmental stewardship are closely associated when you look closely at the Coast Guard’s marine investigation data for a period of time,...

January 7, 2012
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Sunday, December 11, 2011
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Emergencies at Sea – Practicing What Can’t be Practiced

Standing on the bridge wing of a container ship years ago, a captain was telling me all about the Williamson Turn and how effective it was at putting his massive...

December 11, 2011
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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US government proposes new workplace safety rules for offshore oil and gas industry

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Interior Department Tuesday proposed additional workplace safety requirements for offshore oil and gas drillers. The proposals would make further revisions to a workplace safety rule that is set...

September 13, 2011
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Friday, July 15, 2011
Offshore News

BP Pledges Better Gulf Safety

LONDON—BP PLC vowed to hold itself to a higher set of deepwater-drilling standards than those already prescribed by U.S. authorities, as the U.K. energy giant aims to assure regulators it...

July 15, 2011
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Sunday, June 26, 2011
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gCaptain Interview with BILLY PUGH CEO Paul Liberato

In the world of gCaptain coverage we tend to favor cutting edge technology over quality products that mariners have relied on for decades. But why? The truth is, we rely on old,...

June 26, 2011
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Monday, June 13, 2011
Maritime News

Foss vessels, others, recongnized for outstanding safety record

U.S. maritime industry publicly recognized the women and men responsible for safe ship operations at the Annual Safety Awards Luncheon held at the Loews New Orleans Hotel on June 2,...

June 13, 2011
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Sunday, June 5, 2011
Maritime News

GL Ships Top USCG Port Safety List

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has once again topped the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Annual Port State Control (PSC) Report and Annual Class Performance List for 2010.  GL is again in...

June 5, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Maritime News

IMO Maritime Safety meeting completes full agenda

The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has just completed its 89th session held at the organization’s London headquarters.  The session consisted of a packed agenda, however MSC reports that they...

May 26, 2011
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Monday, May 23, 2011
Maritime News

DNV: The balance between safety and environmental risk

Oslo: “A downward trend in safety statics creates concerns and it is now time to reinstall the balance between safety and environmental risk. A greater focus on the human elements...

May 23, 2011
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Monday, May 9, 2011
Maritime News

Piracy, lifeboats among topics for IMO’s annual Maritime Safety Meeting

The following is the agenda for the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee’s (MSC) 89th session to be held from May 11 to May 20 at the Organization’s London Headquarters. Via IMO...

May 9, 2011
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