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September 20, 2017

Safety at Sea magazine wants to hear from you, the seafarer, about the most important issues impacting crew today.

This month's survey is on physical health. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle while at sea is important, we want to know whether seafarers are getting access...

Investment by the maritime industry must encompass both technology and crew

New technology and safety often go hand in hand, with one influencing the other. There are many systems designed to improve asset safety – AIS systems, sensors on engines, and satellite commun...

Dr Phil Anderson, receiving his lifetime achievement award at the SAS awards 2017 Credit: Dean O'Brien

Dr Phil Anderson has received a Safety at Sea (SAS) lifetime achievement award to honour the work he has done to raise safety standards in shipping. The award was pres...

September 20, 2017

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The UK government has launched a code of practice for shipping on how to deal with the threat of cyberattack.

The Cyber Security Code of Practice for Ships is aimed at ship operators, shipowners, and crew and was presented by Lord Callanan, parliamen...

The KY Venus crew thanking the union for its part in getting them repatriated and their outstanding salaries paid. Credit: Korea Special Seafarers Union

Twenty seafarers who were stranded on a chemical tanker in Hong Kong for four months after the shipowner went bu...

Low sulphur marine gasoline oil costs around double the price of high sulphur residual fuel oil. Credit: HG Machinery

The low-sulphur fuel switch is behind a rise in propulsion loss incidents, according to Gary Rawlings, marine engineer consultant at TMC Marine.


Daelim is based in South Korea. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch

South Korea-based Daelim Corp is facing greater scrutiny of its vessel operations by Australian authorities after its 81,920 dwt vessel DL Carnation was issued with a 12-month ban by the Australian Maritime Safe...

Four people were killed in an explosion at STX O&S shipyard on 20 August. Credit: STX O&S

Contact between flammable gas and lamps made from glass that were not explosion-proof caused the fatal blast at South Korea's STX Offshore & Shipbuilding (STX O&S) on 20 August...

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