Tag: maritime safety

  • Mauritius Ports Authority and Abu Dhabi Ports to Boost Indian Ocean Maritime Sector

    July 02: Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) and Abu Dhabi Ports have signed an agreement to enhance the maritime sector across the Indian Ocean, from port infrastructure and security to protecting […]

  • Delta security agency pushback

    Soon, everyone in Nigeria will be in a maritime agency… Stakeholders kick against maritime agency bill By Emman Ovuakporie CRITICAL  stakeholders in the maritime sector, yesterday kicked against the Bill […]

  • SL-Japan to boost military ties

    Promised cooperation in the areas of maritime safety and security and regional multilateral initiatives SL-Japan to boost military ties to ensure maritime safety Sri Lanka and Japan had agreed to […]

  • Nigeria’s uncharted dangers

    They could always survey… Nigerian Navy blames mariners for lack of adequate information on security By Tola Adenubi THE Nigeria Navy has accused mariners of not giving enough information to […]

  • The dangers of SE Asia

    Maritime safety and security concerns. Is Southeast Asia home to the most dangerous waters in the world? By Joe Baker Southeast Asia is home to some of the biggest shipping trade […]

  • Integrated MOB/SAR systems

    Time for a new approach? Integrated Man Overboard SAR Systems Needed By Abdelkhalik Kamal Eldin Soliman Selmy There are many risks relating to man overboard (MOB) accidents including drowning, hypothermia, which […]

  • Is Abandoning Ship the Only Resort in Times of Tragedy?

    Consider a ship getting stranded in bad weather due to which she finds herself struggling to stay afloat. In such circumstances what are the chances that her crew would fight […]

  • Clyde coastguard station ‘closes early’

    Campaigners have claimed that Clyde Coastguard will be closed “to all intents and purposes” from Friday evening. After 20:00 GMT, emergency calls will be handled from Belfast or Stornoway. Routine […]

  • The SafeMed II Project

    Harmonising enforcement of maritime standards across North Africa and the Mediterranean. The adage ‘a chain is as strong as its weakest link’ is well applied to the need for harmonised […]

  • Third Death on Sagittarius

    An Australian investigator has discovered there has been another death on board the massive coal carrier Sage Sagittarius, the third in the past six weeks. In late August a crew […]