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Safety bulletin issued for all mariners who use GPS equipment

Safety bulletin issued for all mariners who use GPS equipment

25/03/2019 00:00:00 The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has issued a special safety bulletin to all mariners that use GPS to prepare for a rollover event that will occur on 6 April 2019.
Working in fishing- how to comply

Working in fishing- how to comply

26/02/2019 00:00:00 ILO 188 entitles all fishermen to written terms and conditions of employment (a fisherman’s work agreement), decent accommodation and food, medical care, regulated working time, repatriation, social protection and health and safety on board.  Here's how to comply.....
UK  to lead charge in emerging maritime technology

UK to lead charge in emerging maritime technology

28/01/2019 00:00:00 The Maritime 2050 strategy outlines a range of short, medium and long-term proposals, including developing technology, people, and infrastructure, to keep the maritime industry in the UK flourishing.
New SOSREP at the helm to oversee response to accidents at sea

New SOSREP at the helm to oversee response to accidents at sea

21/01/2019 00:00:00 A former Coastguard with a wealth of experience has been appointed to the vital role of Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSREP) for Maritime Salvage & Intervention, which oversees the response to accidents at sea.
Red Ensign Group Yacht Code launched

Red Ensign Group Yacht Code launched

08/01/2019 00:00:00 The new Red Ensign Group Yacht Code, the most up to date and accepted safety code in the yacht industry came into force on 1 January 2019.