NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by ALLISON Shipping which was hijacked off Bonny Island in …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Piracy
Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry

Rolls-Royce and MOL verify enhanced navigational safety with Intelligent Awareness tests aboard passenger ferry

The capacity for Intelligent Awareness and machine learning technologies to significantly improve navigational safety has been verified by Rolls-Royce and Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Curious
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the VPD Marine Unit encourage boaters to follow the safe boating guidelines

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the VPD Marine Unit encourage boaters to follow the safe boating guidelines

Cargo ships, Burrard Inlet, near Vancouver, British Columbia Port authority and the Vancouver Police Department Marine Unit encourage boaters to follow safe boating practices after surge of near-miss incidents With a …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Curious
Zamakona Yards announces delivery of its new building 780 ESVAGT DANA

Zamakona Yards announces delivery of its new building 780 ESVAGT DANA

Wednesday morning ZAMAKONA YARDS has delivered the Esvagt Dana to the Danish ship owner ESVAGT. The aim of the vessel is the crew changing, assistance in emergency situations to offshore platforms, support during …
Jun 29, 2018 /  Vessels
IMO rolls out ferry safety video

IMO rolls out ferry safety video

Overcrowding is dangerous. Listen to crew. Follow instructions. It could save your life. These simple but key messages to ferry passengers are included in a new one-minute animated IMO safety video, to be shown in ferry …
Jun 25, 2018 /  Curious
Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

Cargo ship Thorco Luna banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained for a third time this year for consistently failing to meet international standards. The …
Jun 11, 2018 /  Vessels
IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships

IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the global regulatory body for international shipping - has commenced work to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships …
May 29, 2018 /  Curious
ESL Shipping invests in safety at work

ESL Shipping invests in safety at work

ESL Shipping, Bore and Finnlines jointly invest in the development of occupational safety training. The development program is supported by the insurance company Alandia, who support projects aiming to improve …
May 14, 2018 /  Curious
Container ship MSC Kia Ora banned from Australian ports

Container ship MSC Kia Ora banned from Australian ports

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informed yesterday that has banned the Liberian-flagged container ship MSC Kia Ora from Australian ports for three months after the operator failed to ensure crew were paid …
Mar 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce offers ship navigators a bird’s-eye view with Intelligent Awareness game-changer

Rolls-Royce offers ship navigators a bird’s-eye view with Intelligent Awareness game-changer

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a sophisticated situational awareness system that fuses multiple sensors with intelligent software to mitigate against the safety risks navigators face when operating vessels at night, in adverse …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Curious