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  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr John Walker has been appointed as head of GL Noble Denton’s growing Marine Casualty Investigation practice for the Americas region. Based in the New York office, John leads a team of expert marine engineers, master mariners and naval architects. His team play a key role in determining the cause and extent of machinery damage, […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    GL Noble Denton has expanded its Marine Casualty Investigation (MCI) practice in North America by launching operations in Seattle, a primary hub for marine insurance. The new base will allow the company’s team of experienced surveyors to meet the growing demand for marine casualty investigations off the West Coast of the US and Canada. Activity […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Human Capital

    Complete Site Safety, a Liverpool-based Health and Safety training company, has launched a new, advanced first aid course designed for offshore workers. The Clinical Observation & Medical Assessment, or COMA course, is designed for those industries which do not have immediate access to emergency aid in the event of an accident. The course is aimed at […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Inland Salvage Inc. recently completed the removal of approximately 1000 tons of structural scrap steel from a sunken hopper barge and subsequent salvage of the barge which had been obstructing a loading dock on the Mississippi River​ near LaPlace, LA. Immediately upon being notified by the dock’s owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been […]

  • 8 April 2019

    A lifeboat from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution has evacuated a crewman from Maersk Supply Service’s anchor handling tug supply vessel.

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has been ordered to cease operations following a fatal blast at the company’s Changwon yard that took the lives of four workers two days ago. The order was issued by the country’s Ministry of Employment and Labor, Yonhap news agency reported. The work-stoppage comes as an investigation into […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Some ten workers were killed while over 45 others were injured in a chain of explosions which occurred earlier today at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard, according to local media. At the time of the incident, some 100 workers were reportedly dismantling an unused oil tanker at the yard. The welding works which were being conducted on […]

  • 6 July 2017

    International backing has been given to a new initiative from London-based Seafarers Rights’ International (SRI), which aims to harness the support of governments worldwide in implementing locally-binding legislation on the fair treatment of seafarers following a maritime casualty. Representatives from more than 50 countries attended a workshop on the subject organized by SRI in conjunction […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Studio Legale Lauro announces that the Shipping and the Law conference, will once again be held in Naples, Italy on Monday 08 October 2012. This unique event brings together leading figures in Italian shipowning, finance and maritime law community with their international industry counterparts to debate and discuss pressing industry issues. This year, the proceedings […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shipowners, Salvors and Insurers – through their respective trade associations – have jointly called for the prompt and proper implementation of international measures to provide a Place of Refuge for stricken vessels, following a series of incidents where casualty vessels have been delayed in accessing a safe harbour. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia: Construction of World’s Largest Icebreaker Progresses Baltiysky Zavod, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, yesterday held a keel laying ceremony for the new generation nuclear icebreaker of Project 22220. When finished, the icebreaker LK-60 will be the largest and most powerful icebreaker in the world with an approximate lifespan of 40 years. ClassNK Issues […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The number of accidents reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) dropped to 1,057 casualties and incidents in 2015 compared to 1,270 in 2014. The total number of accidents to UK vessels or in UK coastal waters involved 1194 vessels, according to MAIB. 46 of these accidents involved only non-commercial vessels, while 447 were occupational accidents that did not […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Learning from operations and casualties is of great importance for state of the art rules and regulations, according to Rasmus Stute, GL’s… (motorship) [mappress] Source: motorship, November 04, 2010;

  • 4 November 2010

    Learning from operations and casualties is of great importance for state of the art rules and regulations, according to Rasmus Stute, GL’s… (motorship) [mappress] Source: motorship, November 04, 2010;

  • 4 May 2015
    Vessels

    The 135,000 cbm Excel LNG tanker experienced last week a loss of propulsion due to a failed engineering gasket while inbound to Cook Inlet, Alaska. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage said it has issued an order for the vessel to remain anchored in Kachemak Bay near Homer after the 908-foot, Belgium-flagged vessel experienced a loss of […]

  • 15 May 2018

    A total of fifty-three bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years.

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A tourist vessel on its way to St Martin’s island collided with a dredging vessel on the Naf River yesterday, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Dalim Barua, assistant sub-inspector of Taknaf Model Police Station, said that this accident took place on Teknaf-Saint Martin’s naval route in Naf River around 10am, as the tourist vessel Keari […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    John M. Lyras, Chairman of the London P&I Club, has called for concerted international action on the provision of places of refuge for ships involved in casualties.   Writing in the club’s 2014 Annual Report, Mr Lyras says, “Nearly twelve years after the Prestige disaster, it is particularly disappointing to receive reports of other shipping […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Three men have already lost their lives, and 80 of them have experienced serious accidents while working on German offshore wind farms, according to Focus magazine. Polish worker and a Swedish diver have died while working on BardOffshore wind farm, located 100 kilometres northwest of the isle Borkum, in Germany, in water depth of 40 […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    There are some clearly identifiable steps which need to be taken to enhance shipping’s already very impressive record of maritime safety, according to International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe. Speaking at the IMO Alternative World Maritime Day Event in Bahrain this week, Mr Hinchliffe stressed the need for mandatory provisions to provide […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr John Walker has been appointed as head of GL Noble Denton’s growing Marine Casualty Investigation practice for the Americas region. Based in the New York office, John leads a team of expert marine engineers, master mariners and naval architects. His team play a key role in determining the cause and extent of machinery damage, […]

  • 25 March 2008

    US officials have said an Egyptian was killed when a ship contracted to the US navy fired warning shots at approaching boats in the Suez Canal on Monday. US officials had previously maintained that there were no casualties.