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  • 29 June 2018

    As offshore construction and maintenance projects move further out to sea, crew and personnel transfer times lengthen. This not only presents a requirement for innovative transfer vessels, but also the need for medical care to be available in situ in the event of an emergency.

  • 18 August 2006

    The HSS fast-ferry sailing between Northern Ireland and Scotland has had to return to Belfast because of a medical emergency. A passenger took ill on the 1220 BST sailing on Friday. A doctor on board the ship advised the captain that the patient needed to get off the vessel as quickly as possible.

  • 28 April 2009

    TeleMedic Systems announces that its new lightweight VitalLink3 medical vital signs monitoring system has successfully completed testing over Iridium’s worldwide communication network, and is now available to support mobile medical data transmissions on a global scale. “Leveraging the Iridium satellite network, we can now extend the reach of our telemedicine solutions to users who are […]

  • 8 January 2015

    Step Change in Safety, an industry safety group, has announced the measurement strategy for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations, on the UK Continental Shelf. The strategy follows Step Change’s announcement in October 2014 that passengers will be measured by the width of their shoulders, and those whose shoulders measure greater than 22″ (55.9cm) […]

  • 15 January 2014

    National Hyperbaric Centre in Aberdeen introduced its recently enhanced IMCA approved Diver Medic Training Course with improved course content and intensive practical elements. NHC’s full saturation system, capable of taking divers to simulated depths of 450m, has been used for various activities since the centre opened 25 years ago, including testing subsea equipment, hyperbaric trials […]

  • 25 July 2014

    Dong Energy contracted  Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH for a job in German Bight. The German company will provide offshore helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) to offshore wind farms located in the North Sea. All Dong Energy’s existing and future offshore wind farms in this area are covered by this contract. Since its foundation in 1975, […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies – Santos GLNG, Australia Pacific LNG, QGC and Arrow – have joined to fund an aero medical evacuation (AME) retrieval service for the Gladstone region to help ease pressures on the local medical retrieval services. The LNG industry has provided $30 million funding towards the new rescue chopper which […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Human Capital

    To improve the services towards their clients, Falck Safety Services in the Netherlands will be offering medical examinations at the training centre at the Maasvlakte-Rotterdam as of January 13th 2014. Delegates to an offshore, maritime or working at heights training can book a medical examination prior to the training. Recent medical examination is required for […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tullow Oil is appointing an interim Chief Financial Officer, as its CFO has taken a medical leave of absence. The London-listed oil company on Thursday said that Ian Springett, Chief Financial Officer, is taking an extended leave of absence from Tullow to undergo treatment for a medical condition. Les Wood, Vice President Finance and Commercial, […]

  • 15 December 2016

    Healthcare and medical solutions company Iqarus has launched a new training center for offshore medics, emergency response teams, and people who work in remote and challenging environments. Iqarus said on Thursday that over £1 million ($1.25 million) was invested in the design and construction of the center. The company added that the center would also […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    The International Chamber of Shipping is warning of reports of seafarers being denied medical evacuation or access to ports despite serious medical conditions, describing the practice unacceptable. “We’re receiving alarming reports of seafarers who are suffering from serious medical injury such as a stroke, be denied medical evacuation for over 4 days. This is simply […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘Guidance on Health, Fitness and Medical Issues in Diving Operations’ (IMCA D 061) has been prepared in response to concerns about how best to address certain problematic diver health, fitness and medical issues identified by IMCA’s Diving Division members. “IMCA members have become concerned that the number of workplace incidents […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IADC today announced third nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Van Oord and Boskalis agree: MedAssist gives needed medical support to ships at sea. The MedAssist Skills Application provides offline step-by-step instructions for basic medical skills and procedures on board a ship when there is no doctor present or the ship […]

  • 21 July 2011

    The fifth and final phase of Pacific Partnership 2011 (PP11) has come to an end with the departure of the PP11 team from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The flagship for the mission, USS Cleveland, arrived in the FSM on 3 July with representatives from the Australian, Canadian, Malaysian, Spanish and United States militaries, […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Maritime Corporation has entered a partnership with Future Care, Inc. As explained by Crowley, the move is aimed at ensuring that “the company’s active mariners are receiving the best possible health care while at sea.” Crowley added that Future Care’s “Caring for the Crew” program provides 24-hour medical advice to crew aboard Crowley’s worldwide […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Medical Lake’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. Medical Lake’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The updated […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      KBA Training Centre (KBAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with H.T Training & Services Co., Ltd to deliver International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Diver Medic Technician and IMCA Diver Medic Technician Refresher courses at DMS Training Facility Phuket – Thailand. The first course has been scheduled to run on the 5 – […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week the German frigate FGS Niedersachsen, deployed with the EU Naval Force (EU ANVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta received an emergency call from the Italian merchant vessel MV Jolly Perla. A crew member had acute heart problems and needed immediate medical assistance. After consultation with the Dutch EU NAVFOR Force Commander, the Commanding Officer of […]

  • 23 February 2015

    A US Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles aircrew medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a container ship approximately 40 miles west of Los Angeles Sunday afternoon. Eleventh Coast Guard District personnel were notified February 16 of a crewmember from the Hyundai Tacoma, a Liberian-flagged container ship, suffering an injury with possible broken bones approximately 880 […]

  • 5 March 2019

    The medical evacuation was carried out by the U.S. Navy’s Guam-based helicopter crews.

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company, is set to conduct National Hyperbaric Centre’s Diver Medic Technician Course starting 19th May 2013. The course is scheduled to run for a period of 2 weeks. The IMCA Diver Medic course is required for divers, as a pre-requisite for diving team selection that involves saturation and […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel. The French Fishing Vessel (FV) Cape Saint Vincent called for assistance late on the night of the 10th of April. The French Joint Headquarters […]