BMT Secures REMBRANDT Contract with UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch

BMT Secures REMBRANDT Contract with UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch

BMT Ship & Coastal Dynamics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced a new contract with the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB), acknowledged as a world leader in ship electronic …
Apr 18, 2017 /  Curious
NTSB Opens Docket for El Faro Investigation

NTSB Opens Docket for El Faro Investigation

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced Wednesday its intent to open the docket Dec. 13, 2016, for its investigation into the sinking of the U.S. flagged cargo ship El Faro. The El Faro sank …
Dec 2, 2016 /  Vessels
NTSB: 26 Hours of Information Recovered from El Faro Voyage Data Recorder

NTSB: 26 Hours of Information Recovered from El Faro Voyage Data Recorder

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced Wednesday (Aug 24) the convening of a voyage data recorder group, Monday, to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the El …
Aug 25, 2016 /  Vessels
NTSB: Recorder from Cargo Ship El Faro Recovered

NTSB: Recorder from Cargo Ship El Faro Recovered

The voyage data recorder from El Faro, a US flagged cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015, was successfully recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening. The recovery of the capsule caps a …
Aug 10, 2016 /  Vessels
NTSB to Launch Mission in Early July to Recover El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder

NTSB to Launch Mission in Early July to Recover El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will launch a mission to recover a voyage data recorder that was located on April 26 in about 15,000 feet of water near the Bahamas. The voyage data recorder is from the …
Jun 8, 2016 /  Vessels
CO2 footprint of maritime vessels to be recorded worldwide

CO2 footprint of maritime vessels to be recorded worldwide

The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) endorses the resolution adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to make it mandatory in future for all vessels to record their CO2 emissions. “In …
Apr 28, 2016 /  Curious
NTSB to Launch Second Search Mission to EL FARO

NTSB to Launch Second Search Mission to EL FARO

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced Thursday (Feb 11) that it would launch a second expedition to search for evidence in its investigation of the loss of the cargo ship EL FARO, which sank in the …
Feb 13, 2016 /  Curious
Maersk Line containership fleet retrofitted with Danelec Marine VDRs

Maersk Line containership fleet retrofitted with Danelec Marine VDRs

Danelec Marine came out with the announcement that Maersk Line is going to retrofit 100 of its vessels with the use of the innovative Danelec DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Simplified Voyage Data …
Mar 13, 2015 /  Vessels