Articoli marcati con tag ‘Safety’

Il costo umano ed economico della Pirateria in Somalia

Somali pirates, the bane of freighters and tankers plying routes south of the Arabian Peninsula, are adopting daring new tactics to counter the effects of a multinational naval crackdown and better-protected merchant ships.

In the first-ever attack on a vessel at anchor in a country’s territorial waters, armed pirates hijacked the chemical tanker Fairchem Bogey within sight the Omani port of Salaleh on August 20, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). The bureau’s Piracy Reporting Center explained that armed pirates boarded the ship, took its 21 crew hostage and put the vessel on course for Somalia.

Earlier last month, at least two freighters told the IMB that the largest ever number of pirates working together had swarmed their vessels. Continua »

Nuovi Obblighi di Rapportazione al Port State Control

Il nuovo Regime di Ispezione del PSC entrerà in vigore il 01 Gennaio 2011

The New Inspection Regime (NIR) of the Paris MoU on port State control will enter into force on 1 January 2011 for all 27 Member States.

The NIR includes a targeting system assigning a risk profile to each ship visiting ports in the region . It will require certain information for any ship arriving and leaving ports or anchorages in the Paris MoU region to be made available to the new PSC information database. Continua »

Gestione delle crisi: concetti base

Gestione delle crisi: Evitare l’evitabile

Proprio come ogni altra impresa od organizzazione, anche le compagnie di navigazione sono costrette a confrontarsi di tanto in tanto con problemi inattesi o situazioni di crisi. Ecco un paio di recenti esempi concreti: Continua »

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.  Continua »

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