Archive for the ‘Safety management’ Category

Shoking drill effect on lifeboat

A need for improving safety training in the operation of on-load release hooks

“SHOCKING” deficiencies in lifeboat training and continuing confusion over the multitude of different lifeboat release hooks being used on board ships are putting seafarers lives at risk. Read more »

Crisis Management: basic concepts

Just like any other business or organization, even shipping companies are forced to face from time to time some kind of unexpected problem or crisis event. Here are a couple of real-life recent examples: Read more »

New amendments to the ISM Code

Adoption of Amendments to the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (International Safety Management (ISM) Code) with Resolution MSC.273(85)

The resolution MSC.273(85) adopted on December 2008 introduces modifications to the ISM Code.

The ISM Code requires vessel operators to implement a safety management system that will help them to achieve incident-free operations.  Read more »

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