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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Awaiting MLC & STCW tide to come in

Posted to Awaiting MLC & STCW tide to come in (by Joseph Fonseca) on April 18, 2012

Though the Manila Amendments to the STCW and MLC, 2006 seeks to bring in consistency and rationality in seafaring and shipping in order to serve better the cause of safety of life at sea, maritime security and protection of environment, yet…

ClassNK sets high standard for compliance

Posted to ClassNK sets high standard for compliance (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 10, 2011

It is not just a question of complying with the new conventions but ClassNK is more concerned in ensuring that stakeholders especially those who patronize their services use it as an opportunity to take their business to a higher growth trajectory.

First Container Ship with Auxiliary LNG Power

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on September 24, 2010

Announced during the recent SMM exhibition in Hamburg, the third generation German family container fleet owner Reederei Stefan Patjens is to retrofit a 5,000 TEU container vessel, the MV Maersk Drury for LNG operation. The 5,000 TEU container ship was built in 2006 by Hyundai Heavy Ind.…

Why do people make mistakes?

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on August 4, 2010

Mistakes cause accidents. That is the inevitable sequence of events and we humans are the people making the mistakes, but why? What are the reasons that people make mistakes? Following on from my earlier blog on accidents and NK’s guidelines how to prevent them…