Bridge Wing - Non-Slip Matting
Club Ship Inspectors often find ships with bare-steel bridge wing decks, which can be very slippy when wet. Some ships lay a rubber matting but this tends to accumulate water. This ship has fitted rubber matting with holes that allow drainage of any water and allow for a non-slip deck. Often new ships are fitted with similar matting, but once it becomes worn, company superintendents can be reluctant to replace it. This may be a false economy if the matting is effective at reducing the number of slips and falls. Click on the image to enlarge.
Legal, navigational and environmental resources, news and updates on the development of polar shipping. Read more
US VRP Compliance
With effect from 30th January 2014 non-tank as well as tankships calling at US ports will be required to submit VRPs. For Club and other resources to assist in compliance click here
International Environmental compliance
Environmental Compliance resource page collates material in respect of International environmental compliance issues affecting our Members. Information from the Club, Loss Prevention and external resources has been collated in one place for ease of reference.
The Maritime Labour Convention enters into force in August 2013 - resources, news & advice on implementation can be found in this dedicated section. READ MORE
Essential precautions and preparation against piracy, as well as additional information and resources, loss prevention advisories and useful external web links