The UK P&I Club recently held a webinar on the subject of new technology in shipping (recording available) which received a great response with great audience interactions and very encouraging feedback from attendees.
In the latest series of "Ask An Expert", Capt Anuj Velankar talks with Capt Vincent Fernandes, Author of "ECIDS Blues" on the subject of passage planning on ECDIS - the grounding of CMA CGM Libra took place more than 10 years back on paper charts.
While Brazil is a world-class shipping hub, trading to and from the regions presents unique challenges to the domestic and foreign-flagged ships calling at Brazil's ports,for both locally-based and overseas Members, the Club's examines current shipping trends in Brazil and provides valuable insight to assist with smooth sailing.
During a third party survey, the surveyor made a request to test the emergency fire pump, what followed resulted in a close call when both the surveyor and chief engineer nearly collapsed due to refrigerant gas
The UK P&I Club recently held a webinar on the maintenance and proper use of mooring ropes; the webinar received an overwhelming response with attendees from more than 50 countries worldwide.
This is one of a number of accidents notified to the Club relating to the explosive failure of glass fittings, pressure gauge glasses, manometers and light bulbs resulting in serious injuries to crew.
The UK P&I Club recently held a webinar on the subject of bridge watchkeeping which received an overwhelming response with over 1800 registrations from 78 countries - watch the webinar today.
After the UK Club webinar on bridge watchkeeping, a follow up bonus session ("After-Hour") was held with the industry to discuss the practical & legal challenges how these could be overcome.
The UK Club hosted yet another successful webinar discussing "Ballast Water Management Outlook", focusing on Ballast water management (BWM) technology, implementation, compliance monitoring, enforcement of the convention, and operational practicalities.
The UK P&I Club recently held the 16th in our series of Live Webinars, this time in collaboration with the Mission to Seafarers which focussed on Crew Health matters and in particular mental wellbeing.
In this, the third and final episode addressing BWM, the topic of Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of the Ballast Water Management Convention is examined with Dr Guillaume Drillet from SGS.
In the second episode of the UK Club ask an expert series focusing on ballast water the topic of Type Approval US Vs IMO, old G8 Vs BWM Code - Limitations of the Type Approval is examined with Dr Li Gang from SGS.