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IMO notice: Traffic Separation Schemes and associated routing measures in 'NORRA KVARKEN' (Gulf of Bothnia) Temporary Suspension

06/02/2018 00:00:00 The Swedish Transport Agency has temporarily suspended the traffic separation schemes (TSS) and the 2-way routes ‘In Norra Kvarken’ (Gulf of Bothnia) due to icy conditions in the area.

Do you want to know more about how the human element can influence safety at sea?

01/02/2018 00:00:00 The UKSR Human Element team are looking to plan a two day conference in the autumn discussing the issues the maritime industry faces. Expressions of interest are sought.

Tug remains under detention at Dover

22/01/2018 00:00:00 A tug which lost propulsion while carrying out a tow, remains in detention after Maritime & Coastguard Agency surveyors found a number of deficiencies.

Indian Ocean MOU New Inspection Regime

17/01/2018 00:00:00 At the 20th meeting of the Port State Control Committee in Male, Maldives, in August 2017, the Committee finalised the criteria for implementation of New Inspection Regime (NIR) for the Indian Ocean MOU (IOMOU) for providing a more risk based system for identifying and targeting non-complaint ships for inspections from 1st January 2018.

Day angling skipper fined for breaching small code vessel rules

16/01/2018 00:00:00 The skipper of a 14-metre day angling boat has been fined £4,500 with more than £7,000 costs, after pleading guilty to offences which breach the small commercial vessel code of practice.