Covid-19 and the leisure craft sector. Warpath on the towpath
Twelve weeks ago, as we settled into the first days of lockdown, I set off to cycle along the Grand… Read more of 'Covid-19 and the leisure craft sector. Warpath on the towpath'
Suicide at sea. A 21st century epidemic
Suicide is now the foremost cause of death amongst seafarers at over 15% of fatalities. The Informal Tanker Owner’s Safety Forum www.itosf.com (assuming… Read more of 'Suicide at sea. A 21st century epidemic'
Marine Blog; Covid-19.Patience running out for fatigued seafarers
Aside from bad news from home, nothing casts a shadow over a seafarer more than having your pay-off cancelled. Most… Read more of 'Marine Blog; Covid-19.Patience running out for fatigued seafarers'
Contact made by Vector V40R powerboat with navigation buoy – 3 people injured
The UK MAIB has published their report into a Vector V40R powerboat which hooked, inverted and contacted a navigation buoy… Read more of 'Contact made by Vector V40R powerboat with navigation buoy – 3 people injured'
Collision between EVER SMART and ALEXANDRA 1 JEBEL ALI, 11th February 2015
The UK MAIB has published the report into the VTS-assisted collision between the UK registered container ship EVER SMART and… Read more of 'Collision between EVER SMART and ALEXANDRA 1 JEBEL ALI, 11th February 2015'
Jesus, the US Coastguard and IMO SOPEP update
Please find attached PDF file and link to the latest IMO list of national operational contact points responsible for the… Read more of 'Jesus, the US Coastguard and IMO SOPEP update'