The UK P&I Club recently held a Webinar on the subject of confined navigation, particularly in rivers such as the Mississippi and Paraná; more information and a recording of the Webinar is now available.
In this lessons learnt video the crew were instructed to clean the vessel’s cargo holds in preparation for the next cargo, during the procedure a seaman on top of the staging fell down suffering serious injuries.
In this Ask an Expert video Anuj Velankar, Senior Loss Prevention Advisor at the UK P&I Club is joined by Kim Chua, Chartered Engineer and Metallurgist at Brookes Bell to discuss the dangers and implications of crane wire failure.
The webinar on, "Biofuel: Benefits and Barriers" covered the current regulatory status of biofuels for use on ships, the on-board handling challenges, and an overview of various types of Biofuels under consideration.
During the initial stages of the voyage, the vessel encountered heavy weather, with spray and seas shipped on deck and all hatch covers over a period of 8 days; this video explores how this affected the maize cargo.
The UK P&I Club recently held a webinar on the subject of Chemical Tanker Claims; it was a great success with about 1600 registrations from 63 countries, looking at three main aspects related to the preparation of cargo holds in bulk carriers.