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This contribution was prompted by the publication of a recent casualty investigation report where, among other things, commercial pressure was identified as a possible cause of death of a seafarer.
Keywords: commercial pressure; casualty investigation; seafarer death; risk
Publish date: 1/12/2015
Alert 26 focussed on essentials of an Integrated Management System. Since then there have been a number of amendments to the ISM Code, particularly that "each ship is appropriately manned in order
to encompass all aspects of maintaining safe operations on board" - and other additional guidelines.
Publish date: 25/08/2015
The maritime industry – not renowned for its willingness to proactively embrace change - is now seeing both the benefit and necessity of employing big data to enhance commercial opportunities, and also improve the safety and sustainability of the industry and those that work within it.
Publish date: 24/08/2015
Organisations exist to make profits: safety is a necessary evil to be overcome in the face of finite resources, limited knowledge, conflicting goal, competition etc. A seafarer could spend all day working a job in accordance with procedures and instructions, OR opt for areasonably acceptable job...
Publish date: 23/08/2015
Introduces vessel cybersecurity risk analysis and shows an example of its application to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) assets in the Integrated Bridge System of a vessel.
Keywords: cybersecurity, risk analysis, ICT, information, communications, IBS
Publish date: 21/08/2015