June 25 will as always mark the annual Day of the Seafarer. In 2017 and 2018 we have seen a strong momentum in the industry to address seafarers wellbeing, particularly their mental health.
One of the challenges that navigating officers’ face is a large number of ECDIS systems found on vessels, all with different user interfaces. However, on boarding vessels officers need to be able to competently use the ECDIS, as it could be their main source of navigation. In order to assist the shipping industry, Seagull has partnered with ECDIS developers to create cost-effective ECDIS type-specific training for several of the widely used models.
Did you know that garbage from ships can be just as deadly to marine life as oil or chemical spills? Did you know that the greatest danger of them all comes from plastic that floats in the ocean for years, causing animal and plant life to suffer?
Across the global maritime community, vessels, ports and facilities are increasingly dependent on cyber systems. Failure to anticipate and prepare for a cyber incident could lead to disastrous consequences.
Three of the MARPOL Annexes have significant changes coming up in March 2018. The changes were all adopted at the 70th meeting of the IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) in October 2016.
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