The shipping industry was one of the first industries to implement comprehensive international safety standards set forth by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Lanier Law has now published the Maritime Safety Guide, which condenses the many rules and...
The Nautical Institute’s latest Mars Report describes another fatality as a result of fumigation poisoning. According to the Institute, the accident shows how important it is to take continuous or very frequent gas readings when carrying fumigated cargo. The...
A clean and unobstructed deck is a safe deck. The Nautical Institute gives this advice in its latest Mars Report, which describes how a crew member had to be repatriated after tripping on a lanyard. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime accidents and...
Safety depends on training and good procedures, says The Nautical Institute in its latest Mars Report in which an explosion occurred on a ship during venting operations. In this instance, there were no written procedures for safe tank venting and equipment designed...
The Port of Rotterdam received almost 29,000 vessels in 2021, up by about 700 compared to the previous year. The number of accidents increased from 122 to 144. Most of these involved hasty mooring and resulting parking damage, according to the port’s harbour...
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