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OSM Launches Seafarer Mental Health Campaign

Jun 25, 2018

OSM has chosen The Day of the Seafarer to launch a global campaign aimed at safeguarding and improving the mental health of its 11,000 crew members.  The year long initiative, christened How Healthy is Your Mind: An OSM Seafarers’ Guide to Positive Mental Health, will be pushed out across the 500 plus vessels managed by the business, addressing an increasingly pressing, but often overlooked, industry issue…

ITF Warns on Tug Captains Fatigue at Panama

Dec 06, 2018

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) warns that a major accident on the Panama Canal could be imminent, highlighting the serious health and safety concerns related to the fatigue of tugboat captains.The new report  takes the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) to task with tiredness…

V.Group Showcases Seafarer App, Manila Training Facilities

Nov 08, 2018

V.Group, a leading provider of marine support services, has announced that it will unveil a new app for seafarers as well as an upgraded training center in Manila as progress accelerates on Project Embark, a program designed to transform the…

New Seafarer Training Center Opens in Phuket

Oct 11, 2018

Galileo Maritime Academy has this month announced the completion of its new architect designed professional crew training center and crew residence in Phuket, Thailand.The “T” shaped buildings comprise state-of-the-art training and recreation rooms…

New DPS Repositioning Function for Boats

Aug 05, 2018

Volvo Penta is enhancing its Dynamic Positioning System to include Repositioning functionality, meaning boaters will be able to make minor alterations to their vessel’s position with a simple tap of the joystick.The feature is the latest element of the company’s Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)…

INTERCARGO Celebrates Seafarer's Well Being

Jun 25, 2018

INTERCARGO joins the international shipping community in celebrating the Day of the Seafarer on June 25, 2018 under the theme of Seafarers’ well being, recognizing the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade…

Sailors’ Society Launches Wellness at Sea E-Learning

Jun 21, 2018

International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching program.The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting…

A Quarter of Seafarers Show Signs of Depression -Report

Mar 28, 2018

More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression - and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented at Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea conference on March 16, London. The study of more than 1…

New Solution Helps Meet Lifeboat Regs

Dec 18, 2017

The oil and gas industry has just 18 months to upgrade critical release hook systems on offshore lifeboats to meet new regulations imposed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to improve safety at sea. According to the organization…

OSM Crew Management for Lauritzen Kosan Fleet

Nov 13, 2017

Global ship management company OSM Maritime Group said it has been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet of liquefied gas tankers, including 26 refrigerated ethylene, semi-refrigerated and pressurised gas carriers. OSM’s…

Continuing to Pay Crews with Cash Will Bring Further Challenges

Oct 31, 2017

Paying crew members in cash will lead to further challenges of increased incidents of piracy and theft, says global financial payments company ShipMoney. ShipMoney President Stuart Ostrow will address delegates at Crew Connect Global, taking place between in Manila November 6 to 8…

North P&I Encourages Use of Seagulls' Crew Evaluation System

Apr 19, 2017

North P&I Club is encouraging its ship owner members to consider the crew evaluation and benchmarking service offered by Seagull Maritime AS through an exclusive partnership between the two organizations. The initiative is part of North's campaign to support its members in their aim to attract…

Laborde wins Bukh Distribution Deal

Feb 14, 2017

Laborde Products has been selected as BUKH Diesel Marine Distributor for the United States marine market.'Our companies have tremendous synergies,' stated Soren Pederson, BUKH sales manager. 'We are excited about this new partnership with Laborde Products…

Good Nutrition Helps Beat Fatigue for Crew

Feb 09, 2017

Crew members must be provided with nutritionally-balanced meals while onboard to avoid high levels of fatigue, says catering training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) following the findings of InterManager’s recent study into tiredness levels…

MCTC Signs Catering Training Contract with Exmar

Feb 02, 2017

Global training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has signed a two-year contract with EXMAR Ship Management, through its catering managers VAN HULLE Catering, to provide training to crew members on 34 of its ships. MCTC…

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