Florida shipyard faces $271,061 in OSHA penalties after drowning death

JULY 10, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a citation to North Florida Shipyards Inc., after an employee suffered fatal injuries at its

CSA marks 60th Anniversary of Safety Achievement Award program

JUNE 12, 2018 – Over 200 people attended the Annual Safety Awards Luncheon held by the Chamber of Shipping of America at the Hilton Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, on June 5. Since

Safety alert: Lessons of El Faro main propulsion lube system

APRIL 3, 2018 — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Inspections and Compliance Directorate has issued a Safety Alert to inform operators of the role that the main propulsion lube oil system was found

AI is the next step in increasing safety in ship operations

JANUARY 30, 2018 — While much talk in the maritime world has centered around autonomous shipping, the next evolution in ship operations will be the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to assist

Bouchard vessels earn Devlin Awards

JUNE 21, 2017 – Melville, NY-headquartered Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. reports that 43 Bouchard-operated vessels have been awarded the Jones F. Devlin Award, recognizing their safety achievements in 2016, by the Chamber

U.K. Chamber President urges step change in shipping safety

JUNE 16, 2017 — Speaking in Edinburgh, Scotland, yesterday, Dr. Grahaeme Henderson, President of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping, called for a step change in shipping safety. “Our shipping industry has a

Shipping losses fall, but Allianz sees risks ahead

JUNE 13, 2017 — Large shipping losses have declined by 50% over the past decade, mostly driven by the development of a more robust safety environment by shipowners, according to insurer Allianz

University of Liege wins 2017 WFSA student ferry competition

MAY 10, 2017 — Teams from the University of Liege, Webb Institute and the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, have taken the first, second and third prizes respectively in the Worldwide Ferry

Bollinger Shipyards marks safety milestones

AUGUST 3, 2016 — Bollinger Shipyards, LLC reports that its Bollinger Lockport New Construction facility has worked 6,000,000 man-hours without a lost time accident while the Bollinger Fourchon facility has worked fifteen

USCG issues Safety Alert on container handling

JULY 29, 2016 — The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Safety Alert (08-16) reminding Coast Guard Container Inspectors and others involved in the inspection or handling of intermodal containers that there