Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Friday, June 11, 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010
Tokyo MOU identifies lifeboats as most frequent detainable deficiency for 2009
Yesterday, the Tokyo MOU released its Annual Report on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region for 2009, summarizing the results of inspections carried out by member Authorities. For this...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Confined Space Entry Hazards – The Death Of An Expert
Photo by Pedronet Even experts can become casualties of hazards in confined spaces and you don’t have to be inside a confined space for the hazards to hurt you warns...
Friday, October 9, 2009
Time To Rethink SOLAS? Why a behavioral economist may have the answer.
What does behavioral economics have to do with lifeboat safety? Lifeboat safety has been a major topic recently with davit related incidents and injuries hitting a fever pitch in recent...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Aluminium Phosphate Pellets – The Case Of The Tablets Of Love
Photo by wheatfields Known in some countries as ‘tablet of love’, aluminium phosphate pellets used for fumigation aboard ship represent a significant hazard to sefarers. As the latest Maritime Accident...
Friday, December 5, 2008
America’s Waterway Watch – A Coast Guard Public Service Announcement
The United States Coast Guard is trying to remind mariners and the American public in general to remain vigilant. They have a short journal entry concerning the America’s Waterways Watch...
Friday, September 19, 2008
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Pilotage Paradox – A Look Into The Cosco Busan Allision
Pilotage Paradox by Paul Drouin The Cosco Busan accident, as with many others that have the same root cause, can be categorized into what I call the pilotage paradox. For...
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Thursday, May 8, 2008
Incident Photo Of The Week – Lifeboat Bottle Explosion
The Marine Safety Forum gives us information on this lifeboat air bottle explosion: A gas bottle exploded in a lifeboat of a vessel during the process of charging it up...
Monday, February 4, 2008
Friday, December 7, 2007
Hebei Spirit Oil Spill – 81,000 Barrel Oil Spill Of South Korea Coast
Click Photo For Details Bloomberg News tells us: South Korea’s coast guard sent boats to contain the country’s biggest oil spill in more than a decade after a Hong Kong-registered...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
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