Peter Stanley

IFAN invests $1.2 million to future-proof safe navigation

he International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has announced a near $1.2 million investment in safe navigation in the Middle East Gulf. It will see significant recapitalization of the Differential Global

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Why the Golden Ray capsized

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that an error in entering ballast water quantities into a stability program is the probable cause of the September 8, 2019 capsizing of the car

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Mackay Marine is now an Iridium GMDSS global service provider

Raleigh, N.C., based Mackay Communications, Inc., (Mackay Marine) has been selected as a service provider for Iridium’s new Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service. Mackay is also a global partner

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20 years later: NY Waterways looks back at rescue efforts on 9/11

As people gathered on the New York Harbor waterfront in Manhattan to remember and honor the victims of the 9/11 attack on its 20th anniversary, many vessels from the “Great Boatlift” rescue

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USCG opens Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic following Hurricane Ida

The Coast Guard captain-of-the-port, New Orleans, Capt. Will Watson, has opened the Lower Mississippi River to all vessel traffic in New Orleans and key ports throughout Southeast Louisiana, following Hurricane Ida. After

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ECDIS: Still a work in progress?

The U.K. and Danish marine accident investigation agencies have published the finding of a long running study of ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems) prompted by their investigations of groundings since

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USCG conducts underway inspections of small passenger vessels off California

In the wake of the deadly fire on the dive boat Conception, safety compliance checks are being conducted underway on smaller, U.S. inspected passenger vessels operating off the California coast. The checks

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Carrying boxes on bulkers? Not as simple as it sounds

With soaring container shipping demand, there are reports that exporters are chartering bulk carriers to carry containers. That may not be quite such a simple solution as it sounds. The U.K. P&I

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NTSB publishes latest Safer Seas Digest

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its Safer Seas Digest 2020, a compendium of the NTSB’s maritime accident investigations involving loss of life, injuries and significant property damage completed in 2020.

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InterManager members double up on onboard oxygen provision

Ship managers have who are members of InterManager have agreed unanimously to double their onboard provision of medical oxygen from the standard one 40 liter cylinder to two. They also recommend stocking

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