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Published: 18 June 2024

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The Atlantic hurricane season starts on 1 June and ends on 30 November. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts an above-normal 2024 Atlantic hurricane season. NOAA is forecasting 17 to 25 storms with winds of 39 mph (34 k...

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Published: 29 May 2024

Loss prevention insight on alternative fuels, focusing on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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Published: 9 May 2024

In this edition... A guide to shipowners on navigating flag etiquette Stella Maris and its invaluable support to seafarers worldwide Hidden dangers of poor dental hygiene Prioritising head protection at sea Mooring operations new regulations Ma...

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Published: 29 April 2024

Loss prevention insight on alternative fuels, specifically methanol and hydrogen

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Published: 21 February 2024

Loss prevention insight on biofuels, specifically highlighting Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) and Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO)

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Published: 14 February 2024

In this issue... Safe Carriage of Alternative Fuel Vehicle,  AI, Gepolitical Tensions or Conficts, Britannia Group Introduces Your Excellent Health Service, Wind Assisted Propulsion, Carriage of Energy Storage Units Lithium Ion Batteries,  Drug Smu...

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Published: 30 January 2024

Loss prevention insight on the importance of inspection, maintenance, and certification of cranes on ships for safe and efficient operations.

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Published: 27 November 2023

In this edition... The Importance of Hydration Best Practice Staying Fit at Sea Maintaining Your Fitness Bullying and Harassment on Board Advice Homesickness Coping Strategies and Tips

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Published: 17 October 2023

In this issue... Britannia in Japan - Meet our team, Pilotage guidance, Fishing vessel claims, Seafarers hospital society - Culture of care, Underwater hull cleaning - Risk and guidance, Claims and legal - misdelivery claim and Ever Given Grounding -...

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Published: 5 October 2023

Loss prevention Insight on fumigation in general, toxicity symptoms, fire and explosion risk and preventive measures

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Published: 4 September 2023

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Published: 7 August 2023

In this edition... Drug and Alcohol Incidents Advice for Crew, Liver Health Disease Prevention, Engine Room Fires Oil Leaks or Spills, Safe use of Power Tools - Guidelines

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Published: 22 February 2023

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Published: 20 February 2023

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Published: 24 November 2022

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Published: 27 October 2022

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Published: 21 September 2022

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Published: 9 August 2022

Updated: 17 April 2023

Published: 5 July 2022

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RUSSIAN SANCTIONS The conflict in Ukraine has had a huge impact on shipping and global trade. Since Russia’s invasion in February 2022 a wide range of sanctions against Russian cargoes and entities have been announced by the European Union, the Uni...

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Published: 23 February 2022

Updated: 24 February 2022

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Published: 20 February 2022

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Published: 7 February 2022

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Published: 6 December 2021

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Published: 12 June 2024

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The Britannia P&I Academy provides a week-long programme of education and networking for representatives from our Members. Representatives from Britannia P&I’s Members around the world are in London this week for a programme of presentation...

Published: 11 June 2024

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The latest version of the internationally recognised standard for marine fuel specification, ISO 8217, has been released by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This seventh edition, ISO 8217:2024, is one of the most significant ...

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Published: 5 June 2024

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The surge in popularity of container shipping stems from its convenience and fast turnaround time. This transportation method utilises standardised cargo transport units (CTUs) to facilitate seamless handling, transportation, and storage of cargo wit...

Published: 5 June 2024

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The IMO recently hosted the 108th session of the MSC from 15th to 24th May 2024. During this session, several amendments were adopted, and reports were received from working groups. Key highlights include: A variety of changes aimed at improving the ...

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Published: 24 May 2024

Loss prevention insight on alternative fuels, specifically methanol and hydrogen

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Published: 24 May 2024

Loss prevention insight on alternative fuels, specifically methanol and hydrogen

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Published: 23 May 2024

Loss prevention insight on alternative fuels, specifically methanol and hydrogen

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Published: 23 May 2024

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A stevedore on board a general cargo ship was fatally crushed between the gantry crane and a hatch cover during cargo discharge in Antwerp, Belgium. Despite no one witnessing the incident, it is believed that he positioned himself between the moving ...

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