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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: 13 October 2021

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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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Published: 16 May 2024

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Seafarers spend much of their working day wearing head protection, a crucial precaution in an industrial setting where the risk of head injuries is prevalent. Shipowners and operators should provide clear procedures and rules stipulating where and wh...

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Published: 16 May 2024

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Often overlooked, dental cases are on the rise among seafarers. In 2023, dental cases moved from MedSea’s sixth most common case to the second. This shift is not surprising, given that oral diseases afflict 50% of the world’s population, costing ...

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Published: 16 May 2024

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Jessie Dunn, our Crew Watch Editor, recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ian Stokes, Head of Corporate Engagement and Partnerships at Stella Maris, to discuss the organisations invaluable support to seafarers worldwide.  Stella Maris is the...

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Published: 15 May 2024

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Accidents during mooring operations pose significant risks to both maritime personnel and vessels, resulting in serious injuries and fatalities. Despite advancements in technology and safety measures, the complex nature of mooring activities, combine...

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Published: 15 May 2024

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A ship to ship (STS) transfer operation is the transfer of cargo between two ships alongside each other, either while stationary or underway. Bringing two ships together and separating them while underway is an unusual occurrence for many ships and t...

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Published: 15 May 2024

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Docking in diverse ports around the world is a complex task that goes beyond maritime regulations and navigational skills. Understanding and respecting the cultural sensitivities of different regions is crucial to ensuring a smooth and successful por...

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