Industry Sectors - Health and Safety


Fraudulent Schemes Shake Kenyan Ports

 19 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has issued an alert warning Kenyans that impostors are swindling many unemployed youths with false promises of employment at Mombasa port

Port of Liverpool Hit By Protests

 19 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Lorry drivers and dock workers have protested at the Port of Liverpool over the lack of adequate facilities provided by the Peel Ports owned site

Compulsory to Cover Abandonment

 19 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the new obligations under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) which require ship owners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers, as well as claims for death or long-term disability of seafarers

Two Cargo Ships Sink off Philippines

 18 Jan 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety

The Philippine Coastal Guard (PGC) has reported the sinking of two vessels off the coast of the Philippines. Currently it is believed that a total of six people are still missing, with one reported fatality

IMO Charts Pollution Successes

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

A new exhibition at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is charting the collaborative work that has been undertaken in its role as the United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of international shipping and the prevention of pollution from ships


Watch: Lifeboat Saves Carrier Crewmember

 17 Jan 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Health and Safety

Stunning footage captured on Friday (January 13 2017) shows the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Tynemouth rescue a stranded seafarer off the coast of Sunderland

New Agreement to Tackle Emissions

 16 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Smart Freight Center (SFC) and FEPORT have signed a MoU to incorporate the most appropriate existing methodologies for port terminals in the Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) Framework

Big Pollution Fine for Greek Shippers

 16 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

The U.S. Justice Department has sentenced two Greek Shipping companies to pay a total of USD $2.7 million in corporate penalties after they were found guilty of illegal waste disposal

International Maritime Guidelines Agreed

 16 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

18 Countries sign Djibouti Code of Conduct Amendment in Jeddah

ECSA Pressures European Commission

 13 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

European Community Shipowners' Associations has stated that ship recycling yards in third countries, countries outside the EU, should get EU recognition “to raise standards worldwide and respond to demand”