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Safety At Sea 11h
On Tuesday 16 July, 10 crew members were taken hostage for ransom from aboard a Turkish cargo ship Paksoy-1. The vessel was attacked and boarded by whilst sailing from its previous port call in Douala, Cameroon. read more:
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards seized the British-flagged Impero in the on 19 July – escalating the rising diplomatic tensions between the two nations. read more here:
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A joint Australian-Japanese investigation is under way into a ship fire on board a Japanese fishing vessel off Perth, on Tuesday, 16 July. Read more here:
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On Tuesday 16 July, 10 crew members were taken hostage for ransom from aboard a Turkish cargo ship Paksoy-1. The vessel was attacked and boarded by whilst sailing from its previous port call in Douala, Cameroon. read more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 19
Protracted illegal industrial action at South Africa’s terminals is hampering operations, and severely impacting the country’s industry and citrus exports. read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 19
The has celebrated the development of three industry-changing safety technologies through its ‘Investing in a Safer Tomorrow’ global competition. The winning entries were announced at its 150th Gala Dinner. read more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 18
A report by the International Maritime Bureau found that 75 seafarers were either taken on board or kidnapped for ransom so far in 2019, 62 of them in West Africa; while 8 of the 9 vessels fired upon were in . read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 18
Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is calling for a de-escalation of tensions, according to a spokesman. read more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 18
A report by the International Maritime Bureau found that 75 seafarers were either taken on board or kidnapped for ransom so far in 2019, 62 of them in West Africa; while 8 of the 9 vessels fired upon were in . read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 12
It has been reported that a senior Iranian official has commented that Tehran should retaliate after very large crude carrier () Grace 1 was confiscated by off the coast of on Thursday 4 July. read more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 16
Following earlier warnings that attacks are now targeting ships, the US Coast Guard (USCG) has issued a post-mortem of the incident that occurred in February. Read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 15
This year we introduced the Best Safety Product (Fire-Fighting) award to reflect a timely safety concern following the recent fire at the Laem Chabang Port. Congratulations to our finalists: & -
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Safety At Sea Jul 15
When assessing risk of theft, moving goods by sea appears to be a relatively less risky mode of transport compared with other modes, according to a recent report. Find out more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 12
Associated British Ports (ABP) has become the first UK operator to offer its employees a specialised range of women’s personal protective equipment. read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 12
It has been reported that a senior Iranian official has commented that Tehran should retaliate after very large crude carrier () Grace 1 was confiscated by off the coast of on Thursday 4 July. read more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 12
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Safety At Sea Jul 12
Associated British Ports (ABP) has become the first UK operator to offer its employees a specialised range of women’s personal protective equipment. read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 12
It has been reported that a senior Iranian official has commented that Tehran should retaliate after very large crude carrier () Grace 1 was confiscated by off the coast of on Thursday 4 July. read more:
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Safety At Sea Jul 11
A ‘Safety Culture Charter’ has been developed by the Chamber of Shipping to support its shipowner and operating members in making a commitment to promote and adopt a positive culture within their organisations. read more here:
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Safety At Sea Jul 11
The UK government’s Rescue Boat Grant Fund, which offers charities a chance to bid for cash for equipment, has once again opened for applications. read more here:
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