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.
Safe Navigation and Stakeholders
When an accident involving a ship occurs, there are immediately questions concerning who is responsible and investigations inevitably target all stakeholders associated with the ships involved - this article examines what can be done and the role of P&I Clubs in such scenarios.
The Sinking of the Titanic
In this short article, the Club takes a look back one of the most notorious historical incident in maritime history, the sinking of Titanic; this casualty gives us the opportunity to examine the reported facts, to reflect and understand human error and avoid those mistakes from being repeated that others have made.
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.
To promote safety and avoid maritime pollution, the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has issued this shipping notice laying out the mandatory procedures for the transfer of oil and other substances.
Effective immediately vessels scheduled to call at terminals on the Delaware River North of the Ben Franklin Bridge must report their arrival and departure air draft and deep draft to the Pilot’s Association 72 hours before arrival at the pilot station.
Following a number of collisions with fishing vessels, a routeing system was established for southwest Indian waters.
The Mississippi remains difficult to navigate, prone to high water, and thus perpetually awash with high value claims.
The Club’s correspondents, Hyopsung Surveyors & Adjusters Corporation, provides an update on recent designations of ECAs and low speed areas at five major ports in South Korea.