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ship pollutionTransport Canada has issued Ship Safety Bulletin to remind industry stakeholders of the upcoming change in Air Emissions Standards within the Canadian waters of the North American ECA, from 01 January 2015.

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Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) has received a report of hazardous occurrence related to watch keepers not keeping a safe visual watch.

Report text:

"At 0520 local time, own ship was heading 120 degrees at 18.5 knots, and was approaching a potentially busy crossing area in the Southern North Sea. The visibility was 7...

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Robots to assist search and rescue operations at sea

Floating and flying robots have been successfully tested and demonstrated at CMRE during the 2014 sea trials.

The NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE), part of the NATO Science and Technology Organization, recently hosted maritime sea trials delivered in the context of the ICARUS (Integrated Components for Assisted Rescue...

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Concerning about lifejacket design

Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) has received a report from a mariner regarding the design of the lifejackets on his ship.

His concerns are that:

The lifejacket is very tight around the neck. If jumping into the water wearing the lifejacket, there would be a high risk of injuring one’s neck. The lifejacket is c...

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ColReg and vessel not under command

Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) has received a report related to a vessel not under command.

Report text:

My vessel has been drifting off a Caribbean island waiting for berthing for over one week. Annoyingly, a large percentage of the vessels drifting in this area, especially at night display Not Under Command lights and...

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The Paris MoU has issued guidance regarding action taken by the PSCO if deficiencies are found on board. In general, PSCO must decide on the appropriate action to be taken, be satisfied that they will be rectified and also decide if it is a ground for detention. In principle all deficiencies should be rectified before the departure of the ship....

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ship-inspection Lloyd's Register has issued Statutory Alert to inform that new inspection requirement for ships trading in the Paris MoU area will be implemented. The St. Vincent and The Grenadines Maritime Administration has issued Circular No. PSC 033 which requires additional inspections (termed 'occasional surveys') to be carried out for all vessels whose n...

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