Why Health and Safety Should Never be Ignored on a Ship

Did you know that 3,025 marine incidents were reported to the European Maritime Safety Agency in 2014? These incidents caused injuries to 1,075 persons and 136 fatalities. Marine casualties cover a wide scope, but they encompass the death, loss or serious injury to a crew member, loss or abandonment of a ship, serious damage caused to the environment as a result of the incident, and material damage to marine infrastructure. Continue reading “Why Health and Safety Should Never be Ignored on a Ship”

Canadian Coast Guard To Install ECDIS

Electronic navigation charts vastly improves navigational accuracy and situational awareness at sea and are used by many shipping companies to help operations.

The Canadian Coastguard (CCG) currently has outdated and unsupported Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) equipment on their vessels. In accordance with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) carriage requirements, the CCG plan to upgrade or replace their radar and ECDIS systems currently used on their fleet of about 100 vessels. Continue reading “Canadian Coast Guard To Install ECDIS”

SEA TERMINALS project launches

Energy efficiency has become an important consideration for all companies working on the seas, with many organisations now realising the advantages that come with a more sustainable approach to transport.

With this in mind, a new project has been rolled out that is co-financed through the Ten-T Programme by the European Union (EU), which aims to move the industry towards more efficient operational models. Continue reading “SEA TERMINALS project launches”

9 NavGuard Benefits

By choosing Navgard™ you get more benefits than you would from any other BNWAS on the market. Here are the top 6 benefits to you:

1) Approved By All Major Classification Societies

Navgard™ is the world’s first and only BNWAS system approved by all major classification societies. This means that if your fleet has ships of different class, you have no need to worry about the risk of a classification society rejecting equipment that is approved by another society or incurring additional certification costs that can be more than the cost of the equipment itself. Continue reading “9 NavGuard Benefits”