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07 Jul 2016



INTERTANKO issues ‘Golden Rules’ for social media

INTERTANKO has issued ‘Social Media Guidance for Seafarers’ to help seafarers use social media, whilst avoiding its many pitfalls. The guidance covers the possible ramifications of social media posts which could be detrimental to an employer’s corporate image.




EU improves response to maritime risks and challenges

The European Commission has welcomed the decisive action taken by EU legislators on coastguard cooperation and maritime border control.


NYK, MTI projects selected for R&D in safety technology

NYK and its Group company, the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI), are jointly participating in four R&D projects which were selected by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for “2016 Support Projects for R&D in Advanced Safety Technology of Vessels.”


Wartsila presents its innovative augmented reality goggles

Video illustrates the way Wärtsilä has taken a huge step forward in the development of the next generation of service and maintenance technologies with its innovative augmented reality goggles.



ClassNK appoints TÜV Rheinland Japan as a certified laboratory

ClassNK appointed the Global Technology Assessment Center (GTAC) of TÜV Rheinland Japan as a certified laboratory at an appointment ceremony held at GTAC in Yokohama. The appointment is in accordance with a worldwide partnership agreement that the two parties entered into in September 2015 to expand their testing and certification services portfolio and better serve their clients.

Infographic: How to stay safe at sea

Safety errors that happened onboard during the 90’s brought several changes to the International Convention for the SOLAS regulation. Now, shipping is considered to be one of the 1st industries to adopt widely implemented international safety standards.




New Association established for bulk trades

A new trade association has been established to provide the world’s bulk terminals with a united front at governmental level in order to ensure the sector can better face the environmental and commercial challenges ahead.


Thames Vision to encourage greater transport use of the river

London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross CBE has welcomed the launch of the Thames Vision, a framework for developing greater use of the Thames over the next twenty years.


Lessons learned from dangerous helicopter transfers

In certain jurisdictions the use of helicopters to transport pilots to and from the vessel is becoming the norm. The Nautical Institute has issued its Mars Report referring to lessons learned from dangerous helicopter transfer arrangement.

Interviews @ Posidonia 2016

Martin Penney, BMT Smart


Panos G.Moraitis, Aspida


Ole Jensen, Nanonord

Read latest edition of our Paper Magazine

SAFETY4SEA Log Issue 16

In this issue:

IMO MSC 96 Outcome
Tokyo MoU Annual Report
Panama Canal Expansion Project
VGM Requirements
US PSC Performance
Identifying snap-back zones
Violent attacks worsen in West Africa
Global supply and demand for seafarers
Master dies during enclosed space rescue
Paris MoU agrees on new CIC for 2018

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