Thursday, May 26, 2011

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

May 26, 2011
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Monday, May 23, 2011

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

May 23, 2011
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Monday, May 9, 2011

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

May 9, 2011
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The Human Element of HSEQ – The full package of safety management

Alert! Issue No.26, via The Nautical Institute You cannot produce a safety management system on the cheap, nor expect people to snap to attention and follow

May 4, 2011
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Positive trend in ship safety is now broken, says DNV President

Photo: DNV President Tor E. Svensen © DNV/Nina Rangøy, Nina Rangoy “Year on year improvements in ship safety is now turning into a negative trend.

April 19, 2011
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Monday, April 18, 2011
Engineering News

Bollinger Shipyards recieves prestigious safety award

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has awarded the 2010 “Award for Excellence in Safety” to the Gulf Coast’s Bollinger Shipyards.  

April 18, 2011
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

US Interior Secretary Salazar: ‘Not Done’ Responding To Deepwater Horizon

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–After a year in which the Obama administration revamped rules for oil and gas drilling in U.S. waters, the administration is

April 12, 2011
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Top Transocean exec’s to donate ‘safety bonuses’

Transocean’s senior management team, led by Chief Executive Officer Steven Newman, announced today that they are voluntarily donating the safety bonuses

April 6, 2011
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Monday, April 4, 2011

“2010 Safest Year In Company History” Says Transocean – Safety Bonuses Paid To Company Executives [UPDATE]

By Daniel Gilbert and Tennille Tracy Of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) had its “best year in safety performance” despite

April 4, 2011
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Friday, April 1, 2011

USCG Praises Foss Maritime for Safety, Compliance Leadership

Photo: Foss Enhanced Tractor Tug Lindsey Foss awaits a tanker in the Puget Sound courtesy Foss Maritime SEATTLE, WA, March 31, 2011 — U.S. Coast Guard

April 1, 2011
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Pacific Maritime Association honors Foss’ outstanding safety record

A major maritime employer group has recognized the outstanding safety record of the Foss Maritime workers who tie up and release ships at Puget Sound ports.

March 30, 2011
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Saturday, March 26, 2011
Death Rate per watts used - nuclear, coal and oil

Deadliest Natural Resource – Oil, Coal or Nuclear?

Most are aware of the ecological problems with the “Big 3” sources of global energy. Coal is by far the most polluting and nuclear is clean but

March 26, 2011
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Saturday, March 5, 2011

SafeLink R10 SRS – Kannad Marine Launches Personal AIS-Based EPIRB

Kannad Marine will launch the SafeLink R10 SRS (Survivor Recovery System) at the Miami International Boat Show in conjunction with new US Distributor, Survitec

March 5, 2011
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Monday, February 28, 2011

Seagoing labor urges improved standards for self-defense against piracy, supports embarked military detachments for U.S. merchant vessels

Responding to a request for comments on the U.S. Coast Guard’s policy regarding rules for the use of force for self-defense of U.S.-flagged vessels, six

February 28, 2011
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Saturday, February 12, 2011
Crab Fisherman in Distress Calling Mayday

World’s Deadliest Occupation – Safety And Preparation In The Dungeness Crab Fishery

The waters of the Pacific Northwest offer some of the most treacherous yet bountiful work opportunities in the world. Dungeness crab fleets hailing from Oregon

February 12, 2011
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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Lifeboat Safety Survey

[vimeo][/vimeo] Quick, Bob Couttie from Maritime Accident Casebook needs our help! MAC is carrying out a series of surveys among

December 18, 2010
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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

“EMILY” – The Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard

Continuing with our interest in safety equipment and the latest lifesaving technology, we were happy to stumble across this system that is currently being

December 7, 2010
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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

5 Lessons Learned From The Deepwater Horizon You Can Use Today To Keep Yourself Safe

The Deepwater Horizon tragedy teaches the general public and regulators about the safety culture in the offshore industry and the environmental risk associated

November 9, 2010
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Competition calls for innovative life jacket designs

Here at, we are big proponents of safety in the workplace and often times for us professional mariners, that means reporting on technologies that

November 9, 2010
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

USCG issues advisory on cell phone use

Recently, the USCG issued a Marine Safety Alert warning operators to have policies in place on the use of cells phones and other devices that may distract crew

November 2, 2010
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