Safety & Security
APRIL 24, 2015 —South African shipyard Veecraft Marine is building two Incat Crowther designed, aluminum hulled commercial oilfield security vessels for UTM Dredging Ltd. a privately held Nigerian company. According to Incat Crowther there are…
APRIL 6, 2015 — Anaheim, CA, headquartered Willard Marine, Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply the Nepal Army with two newly designed aluminum riverine boats. Under the contract, issued by the U.S. Navy…
APRIL 1, 2015 —The National Transportation Safety Board today released its "Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations" report. Safer Seas is a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014, organized…
MARCH 19, 2015—Tourists from two cruise lines visiting Tunisia, were caught in the middle of an apparent terrorist attack yesterday at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis that has left at least 19 people killed,…
MARCH 19, 2015 — The U.S. Coast Guard and the New York City police and fire departments were yesterday working together, along with the ship's owners to extinguish a fire aboard the 360 ft roll-on/roll-off…
MARCH 18, 2015—Fuel savings measures could have a negative effect on the integrity of container lashings. Sharing his experiences from the audits on more than one hundred container vessels last year, Olivier van der Kruijs,…
MARCH 11, 2015 — December's fire on Oceania Cruises cruise ship Insignia that claimed three lives has prompted the U.S. Coast Guard Inspections and Compliance Directorate to issue a Marine Safety Alert (04-15) on Engine…
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The National Transportation Safety Board has published a report on the July 28, 2013 allision in Cordova, Alaska, of the Bering Marine ITB Krystal Sea/Cordova Provider and the U.S. Coast Guard…
FEBRUARY 24, 20015 — An dynamic positioning incident involving a loss of position by an offshore supply vessel (OSV) during a critical operation has prompted the U.S. Coast Guard and the the Bureau of Safety…
FEBRUARY 12, 2015 — The Swedish Club says that half of the costs of hull and machinery claims it handles have arisen due to navigational claims such as collisions, contacts or groundings — a figure…
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