Safety & Security

DECEMBER 27, 2017 — The U.K. Coastguard has been assisting the Russian flagged vessel Mekhanik Yartsev. At around 1 a.m. December 26, the vessel reported the loss of 30 pieces of cargo during bad weather…
DECEMBER 18, 2017 — Buckingham, U.K., headquartered Pen Test Partners LLP says that hackers could sink a bulk carrier by manipulating the loading data of its hull stress monitoring systems (HSMS) to deliberately cause an…
DECEMBER 15, 2017 — BIMCO and CIRM (Comité International Radio-Maritime) have sent the marine industry's first proposal for an industry-wide standard for software maintenance for consideration at the February 2018 meeting of IMO's Subcommittee on…
DECEMBER 13, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the probable cause of the sinking of El Faro and the subsequent loss of life was the captain's insufficient action to avoid…
DECEMBER 7, 2017 — The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a safety alert following a fatality that occurred December 2 onboard the Petrobras 10,000 drillship, owned by Transocean Ltd. The deceased…
NOVEMBER 28, 2017 — At least some of the crew and armed guards of the antipiracy ship Seaman Guard Ohio, operated by privately-owned, U.S. headquartered AdvanFort, are now being released from Indian prisons after the…
NOVEMBER 27, 2017 — The Times of India reports that the Madurai bench of the Madras high court today acquitted all 35 crew members and guards of the anti-piracy ship Seaman Guard Ohio of all…
NOVEMBER 20, 2017 — In a reminder that Somali piracy remains a very real threat, EU Navfor Somalia reported yesterday that its flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, had apprehended six suspected pirates and…
NOVEMBER 17, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued the report on the July 14, 2016 engine room fire aboard a 1958-built Luhr Bros towing vessel in which two crew members were severely…
NOVEMBER 17, 2017 — Marking a key stage in upgrading the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), satellite communications provider Inmarsat has launched a new service for Maritime Safety Information Providers (MSIPs) called SafetyNET…
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