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The Administration of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has advised relevant parties, including ClassNK, on their instructions regarding the application of the revised guidelines for the preparation of the cargo securing manual MSC.1/Circ/1352 and MSC.1/Circ.1353

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Lessons learned: Self-induced fatigue contributes to grounding

The Nautical Institute has issued Mars Report No 51/2014 regarding fatigue and how it can contibute in grounding.

During the morning it was found that maintenance work would not be complete until approximately 1600. The Master set the vessel's departure time to midnight that same day. The maintenance work was completed by 1600 and the Master...

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Nautical-Institute The Nautical Institute has issued Mars Report No 40/2014 regarding a series of mis-steps that costed the life of a bosun.

A vessel was underway in darkness having just disembarked the pilot. Winds were modest at B6 and there was a swell of about three metres. Air temperature was a cool 8C. The bosun, assisted by three other crew, was bringing on...

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ships-gangway The Nautical Institute has issued Mars Report No 39/2014 regarding a crewman getting caught between gangway and ship's rail.

A cargo vessel experienced heavy weather while underway resulting in damage to the port gangway. Once in a secure anchorage and in good weather it was decided to bring the gangway on deck for inspection and to prevent...

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Iron-ore Lloyd's Register has issued a Statutory Alert regarding the early implementation of draft amendments to the IMSBC Code. These amendments are under development by the Carriage of Containers and Cargoes (CCC) Sub- Committee (formely the DSC Sub-Committee) and include the following:

a draft individual schedule for iron ore fines (group...
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Mooring-rope A SIGTTO Working Group on High Modulus Synthetic Fibre is a joint initiative involving both SIGTTO and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF). It was established, by SIGTTO, at the 66th GPC meeting in October 2012.

SIGTTO announced that this WG has completed its task. The document was published in February 2014 and is available as a...

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chemicaltankerTransportation of chemicals by tankers is usually accompanied by considerable documentation. Documentation can be even greater when trading to and from less developed countries. The vessel’s management is presented with a great deal of documentation from parties to the cargo, authorities, etc. Furthermore vessel’s management must also issues papers serving to record evidence, claims etc.
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