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Report finds fire onboard cargo vessel was due to lack of compliance with SMS

The NTSB has published its report on the fire that took place on board the cargo ship Chipolbrok Moon on 23 May 2018. The fire occurred while the ship was moored at the Industrial Terminal West in Greens Bayou in...

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Future and emerging trends in the world of salvage and wreck removal

Sam Kendall-Marsden, head of claims for The Standard Club, has given an insight into the future and emerging trends and significant issues in the world of salvage and wreck removal. Mr Kendall-Marsden focuses on five key areas which are mega...

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Over 50% of flag states could be removed from STCW White List

IMO’s Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW 6) considered matters relating to the list of STCW Parties (“White List”) and its review, as required by the STCW Convention. The Sub-committee found that the white list of top-rated flag...

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First judgement of Hague and Hague Visby rules tested in the English courts

Britannia P&I Club referred to the English supreme court that presented its first authoritative judgement in English law, addressing the question of whether it is the carrier or cargo interests who bears the burden of proof under the Hague and...

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Join IIMS in Brisbane for an essential two day workshop on 1 and 2 August

Members and non members from Australia and New Zealand are invited to attend the IIMS two day workshop that has been arranged in Brisbane on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 August 2019. IIMS is grateful to Kedge PYT Ltd for...

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