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Everyone involved in the design, build and operation of ships has a responsibility for ensuring that accidents do not occur either to the ship or its systems or to the people who are working and living onboard.
Publish date: 22/12/2014
Crises are a well-known element of the working environment at sea. Life on board entails risks and as a consequence elaborate safety plans and training exercises are often reviewed and rehearsed in order
to address potential crisis situations.
Publish date: 18/12/2014
The safety of persons entering and working in enclosed spaces at sea is always of critical importance; it therefore follows that any new concepts relating to the subject merit discussion. Two such new concepts, relating to training and management have been developed.
Publish date: 15/12/2014
To accompany the centrespread feature in Alert! Issue No. 37, January 2015
Keywords: survivability, lifesaving, security, safety; emergency preparedness
Publish date: 4/12/2014
Lifeboat safety has been a cause for concern for a number of years. In 2007, at a Lifeboat Safety Conference in London, Heike Hoppe from the Maritime Safety Division at the IMO, presented an overview of IMO2019s work on lifeboat safety.Download PDF
Publish date: 3/12/2014