31.07.2015 - 10:21 GMT
IMO approves Unified Interpretations on SOLAS and IBC Code
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), at its 95th session (3 to 12 June 2015), approved a unified interpretation of SOLAS regulations II-2/220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 (Operation of inert gas system). At t...... Login to view this article
29.05.2015 - 11:38 GMT
Fire extinguishing systems ready - are you sure, asks US Coast Guard?
This Safety Alert ( click here ) has been issued by the US Coast Guard due to recent safety concerns discovered on vessels with fixed CO2 fire fighting systems. It is critical that operators of...... Login to view this article
15.05.2015 - 14:03 GMT
Anchor equipment secured for sea or not?
This safety alert from the US Coast Guard serves to remind vessel operators and company technical managers of the importance of proper ship's anchor use, stowage, and maintenance. Anchor windlass...... Login to view this article
17.04.2015 - 10:53 GMT
Libyan refugees appearing in large numbers in the Mediterranean
Following a very quiet first quarter of 2015, large numbers of migrants are now starting to make the perilous crossing from Libya, see above article. During the first quarter only one INTERTANKO...... Login to view this article