Bureau Veritas Marine Singapore (BV) in collaboration with PSA has successfully completed a remote marine survey for ‘PSA Aspen’, an LNG dual fuel PSA Marine harbour tug.
Ship operators are doing all they can to ensure the safety of seafarers around the globe and the trade of vital food and supplies – but these important measures are proving costly as well as tricky warns crew specialist Henrik Jensen of Danica Crewing Services.
Connectivity at sea has never been more important than during these difficult times. New regulations can be introduced at any moment and it is of great importance to ensure that this information is communicated to all marine sectors.
Ship management company V.Group has produced a series of discussion papers entitled ‘Life After Lockdown’.
Seafarer training will change significantly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic predicts crew manager Henrik Jensen.
The Coronavirus pandemic is leaving the maritime and offshore energy sectors vulnerable to cyber-attack, with Naval Dome citing a massive 400 per cent increase in attempted hacks since February 2020.
Inmarsat is ramping up its response to COVID-19 with additional initiatives to improve seafarer wellbeing. These initiatives include further collaboration with ISWAN (International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network) and maritime charities, the launch of a new chatcard and the wider roll-out of a COVID-19 video telemedicine call service.
DNV GL has launched a new certification in infection prevention for the maritime industry. The release of this custom certification aims to help the maritime industry resume operations better prepared for COVID-19 or other emerging pathogens. Genting Cruise Lines is the first customer working towards the CIP-M certification for its vessel “Explorer Dream” under the Dream Cruises brand.
Adonis AS, global providers of HR systems for the maritime industry, is introducing infrared facial scanning and pre-boarding checklists in the Adonis Maritime Suite to mitigate health risks and allow organisations to safely resume their business operations.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and Alexander Buchmann, managing director, of Hanseaticsoft is urging shipping companies to make better use of technology onboard to support mental wellbeing both during the COVID-19 crisis and in the future.
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