Maritime Safety

Wounded Lobsterman Medevaced near Cape Cope

An injured lobsterman was medically evacuated by U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew Tuesday roughly 130 nautical miles east of Cape Cod.   At about 10:15 a.m.,

New Yacht Delivery Service: Delivery Passagemakers

Two experienced USCG licensed Captains based in Rhode Island have teamed up to launch a multi-faceted yacht delivery service. Capt. Bill Madison, with more than

FlameRanger Automatically Detects and Fights Fires

Unifire AB’s FlameRanger is a first-of-its-kind robotic nozzle system which automatically detects and extinguishes fires for fixed installations, indoors and outdoors,

DNV GL Launches New Approach to Manage Uncertainty in Risk Assessment

There is increasing emphasis from regulators on addressing uncertainty in risk assessments to improve safety. DNV GL’s new paper, ‘Enabling confidence – addressing uncertainty in risk assessments’,

Singapore to Focus on Improving Navigational Safety

 The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) launched the first-ever International Safety@Sea Conference in Singapore.    The conference will run for two days and concludes on 31 August 2016.

GoM Operators Evacuating Ahead of Storm

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are evacuating platforms and rigs in the path of Tropical Depression No. 9.   The Bureau of Safety and Environmental

New Offshore Gangway Launched at ONS

The new Barge Master Gangway will be presented at the joint booth of Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth during the international offshore trade exhibition ONS (Offshore Northern Seas) in Stavanger.

Caribbean Fantasy Fire Extinguished

A fire that broke out aboard the passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy at 7:42 a.m. on August 17 has been extinguished, and the vessel has been moored safely in port.

Indian Cargo Ship Sinks Off Oman

 An Indian cargo ship loaded with vehicles and food supplies destined for Yemen sank on Saturday off the coast of Oman but without loss of life, Oman’s ONA state news agency reported.

BP Prepares U.S. Gulf Assets for Storm Threat

Oil giant BP said on Friday it has started securing facilities and evacuating non-essential personnel from its drilling rigs and platforms in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Teekay Introduces Enhanced Axilock Fire Proof Coupling

A Teekay Pipe Coupling offers a simple way to join two pipes and gain significant space, weight, time and costs savings over methods such as flanging, grooving, threading or welding.

U.S. Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian fast-attack craft that approached two U.S. ships, a Pentagon spokesman said on Thursday, in the most serious

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

The Danish Maritime Authority's buoy tender ’POUL LØWENØRN’ will be alongside in Korsør in connection with the Maritime Cultural Days. The vessel will be open to visitors throughout Saturday,

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’

ABS announced the publication of The ABS Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways. The new Guide addresses certification for safety systems used for “walk to work” (W2W) crew transfers.

Scorpene Submarine Data Leak: Setback to Indian Navy

 India has began multiple investigations to determine the extent of damage caused by the reported massive leak of secret data detailing the combat and stealth capabilities

NOAA Engineers a Better Current Sensor for Mariners

Navigating into seaports is now safer and more efficient for mariners thanks to improved NOAA technology that ships rely on to give them information about currents.

Norwegian Gas Plant Leak Could Have Caused Fatalities

A gas leak at Norway's Kaarstoe gas processing plant in January could have ignited and caused fatalities, the country's oil safety watchdog said on Thursday. About

EMSA Equipment Assistance Service Launched for North Sea

NRC has announced the launch of a new oil spill response equipment assistance service for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Oldmeldrum, near Aberdeen, Scotland.

The Importance of Correctly Fit Bulldog Grips

Tony Watson, Risk Assessor at UK P&I Club, advises on the correct application of bulldog grips in order to minimize damage to cargo.   Bulldog grips are commonly

El Faro Captain Ordered Crew to Abandon Ship before Sinking

The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, the U.

 
 
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