"Near-miss : A sequence of events and/or conditions that could have resulted in loss. This loss was prevented only by a fortuitous break in the chain of events and/or conditions. The potential loss could have been human injury, environmental damage or negative business impact (e.g., repair or replacement costs, scheduling delays, contract violations, loss of reputation)." - International Maritime Organization
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The Maritime Labor Convention is expected to bring in the much desired transformation in seafaring
Great Eastern Shipping Company takes the lead in complying with the new Energy Efficiency Regulations of International Maritime Organization
The industry gets set to take on board the Electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS)
Ship recyclers oppose the new recycling convention of IMO
The conference of the Company of Master Mariners of India was designed to bring seafarers abreast of the forthcoming regulations set to come into force soon
Two classification societies combine their efforts to bring about early implementation of the Hong Kong ship recycling convention and help stake holders to comply with the regulations
The trend in salvaging and wreck removal as well as the problems the occupation is beleaguered with got highlighted in the first ever conference held last week
The appointment of IRS as a Recognized Organization by Marshall Islands is expected to boost shipping and seafaring activities.
If you weren’t able to comment before the September 30 deadline on the US Coast Guard’s Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) on implementing STCW Convention and Code amendments and changes to domestic merchant marine endorsements, you have a second chance. Ditto if you’d like to repeat or expand on comments you did make.