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Port State Control to Move Away from Black, Gray, White Lists

Port state control regimes globally plan to move away from black, gray and white performance lists. Instead, they will focus on expanding an individual ship risk profile approach. The proposal came with a range of recommendations regarding harmonization and information sharing which were proposed at a recent workshop held at IMO headquarters. The workshop recommended […]

Is Your Bridge Safe?

“Is Your Bridge Safe?” .. It’s a big question, one which we may not want to face, or more worryingly, be concerned about. But really the bridge is the central hub of all vessels, the place where things can go well or go wrong, so we need to be concerned for the safety of not […]

Dozens of vessels violate safety rules on Northern Sea Route

During the first ten months of 2017, the Russian Northern Sea Route (NSR) Administration recorded 88 violations of its Rules of Navigation committed by 84 vessels. This represents approximately 15-20% of all ships traveling the route this summer. Violations range from procedural violations, such as failure to notify authorities when entering and exiting the route, […]

Version 1.86 Inspectors Check Off Cards Now Available

The latest version of eMaritime Group’s Inspectors Check Off Cards are now available to purchase from eMaritime Shop. Order Here Top 48 internationally used questions for inspections and investigations Plus key menu options of all leading manufacturers and screenshots of key screen layouts and features ECDIS Systems included are: JRC JAN-701/901B JRC JAN-7201/9201 TRANSAS Navi-Sailor […]

Kenya seeks German port’s expertise on marine safety

The Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) has hired a German consultant to conduct a study aimed at boosting its safety and security oversight and raising the country’s global competitiveness. The study, being conducted by HPC Hamburg, a subsidiary of Hamburg Port in Germany, is funded by the World Bank to the tune of Sh120 million. Acting […]

Maritime departments converge at ship inspections workshop

Basseterre, St. Kitts – More than 20 flag and port state inspectors from maritime departments across the region have gathered at the Ocean Terrence Inn for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Regional Workshop on Flag and Port State Inspections. The workshop runs Aug. 21-25 and will cover topics such as the latest key developments at the IMO; […]