Injured crewmen were in hazardous area to guide the load and free any snags

The fall of a suspended load, resulting in injuries to two crewmen on board general cargo vessel ZEA Servant (IMO 9741126) in Campbeltown, Scotland on March 2nd 2019 has led the managers of the vessel to undertake a number of actions to prevent a reoccurrence, and as a result the Marine Accident...

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Singapore Harbour Pilots request masters and crew’s help in fight against Covid 19

Singapore Harbour Pilots has sent out a letter to interested parties noting that its pilots and staff had been taking precautionary measures against Covid-19, including monitoring daily temperature, wearing masks, etc. They have encouraged all ship masters/crew to join them in their efforts to fight Covid-19 by adopting the following practices when pilots board ships:…

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Portuguese waste disposal regulations sees 186 waste containers held up

The current regulatory framework for disposing waste in Portugal is blocking 150 waste containers at Sines and 36 waste containers at Leixoes ports, reports Standard Club. It noted that carriage of waste by sea was regulated by regional, national and international legislation that decide how to...

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Philippines sets up ‘green lane’ to ensure safe ship crew changes

The Philippines government has said that it was establishing a “green lane” that would enable speedy and safe travel for seafarers. The plan would be to facilitate speedy disembarkation during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A joint circular for the “Philippine Green Lane” was signed Thursday July...

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