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25.09.2015 - 11:11 GMT

Lifeboat Working Group to consider guidelines for simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats

The Industry Lifeboat Group (ILG), a collection of shipping industry associations and Flag States, has agreed to develop guidelines for the simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats, with the aim ...... Login to view this article

27.08.2015 - 16:31 GMT

USCG – precautions re Tianjin, China explosions

The US Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin concerning the August 2015 explosions in the port complex of Tianjin, China and precautions that vessel and facility agents, owner...... Login to view this article

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/ and (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


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Dr Phillip Belcher
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