Archivos Mensuales: febrero 2016

ICS: Employers need to be ready as STCW 2010 transition ends

Feb 1, 2016 10:22 AM

The chamber warns of potential ‘logjams’ with certification before Jan. 1, 2017

The following is the text of a news release from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS): Lee el resto de esta entrada

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Study: No scientific data to support work hour changes for towing crews

Feb 10, 2016 03:40 PM

Researchers find performance is better in some cases with split-sleep periods

The following is the text of a news release from the American Waterways Operators (AWO): Lee el resto de esta entrada

Industry prepares for new global ECDIS standards, training requirement Jan 27, 2016 04:18 PM BY GARY WOLLENHAUPT

The industry is bracing for updated standards for electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) that go into effect in August 2016, as deck officers face a training certification deadline by the end of the year. Lee el resto de esta entrada

U.S. Coast Guard approves official electronic charts

Feb 8, 2016 03:21 PM

NVIC 01-16 establishes uniform guidance on what is now equivalent to paper

The following is the text of a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard:

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. Lee el resto de esta entrada

Knowledge is key to MARPOL compliance for bulk shippers, warns WSS

By ,  February 25, 2016,  Curious

In the wake of new regulations, Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) says bulk owners and operators must pay as much attention to the products used to clean their cargo holds as the holds themselves. The global provider of products and services to the shipping industry is urging firms to heed details included in the revised MARPOL Annex V Resolution MEPC.201(62), relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, which came into force on 1 January 2016. Lee el resto de esta entrada