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Emergency Training Saves Lives

Late last year, a fire occurred on a passenger vessel in a busy harbour. The master and crew took immediate action and followed emergency procedures to disembark and transfer 73 [...]
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Maintenance for Tenders

Yes, they are just as important! Maintenance of your tender is essential for the safety of your crew and operation. Even though tenders are non-survey vessels as an owner and [...]
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Hazards and Procedures

Never been more important! Rope entanglement while setting cray pots results in person overboard. In 2022, two crewmembers were setting cray pots on the port and starboard side of a [...]
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Reporting of Incidents to AMSA

Why it is so important? Why? The value of reporting and incidents specifically to AMSA when required allows for important information to the governming body of our marine industry to [...]
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Collisions

Can they be avoided? Over the last few weeks there have been a number of collisions reported to AMSA and while some (not many) where unavoidable most were avoidable. A [...]
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Sound Signals

Do YOU know them? This is a brief article to reinforce what sound signals are for! We recently had a call from a newcomer to the maritime industry who had [...]
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Certificates of Competency (COC)

Things YOU should know! We’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about Perpetual CoC’s (tickets) not to mention others such as Coxswain’s, Engineering and others. Before we get into that [...]
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Fatigue! Do you know the signs?

In a job as demanding a commercial fishing with it’s long hours, unpredictable conditions, and physical challenges – fatigue is always going to be a risk. But that doesn’t mean [...]
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