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Flashback in maritime history – Sea Empress grounding and oil spill 15-21 February 1996

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 15 February 1996, the tanker Sea Empress grounded while entering the port of Milford Haven, spilling approximately 2,500 tons of its cargo of crude...

UK Coastguard offers Telemedical Advice Service (TMAS) For Ships At Sea

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) European legislation on minimum safety and health requirements for improved medical treatment on board vessels (Council Directive 92/29/EEC) requires Member States...

UK MCA updates the Code of Safe Working Practices (Amendment 4, October 2019)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Code of Safe Working Practices (COSWP) provides guidance on improving health and safety on board vessels and articulates how statutory obligations should be...

Offshore renewable energy installations (OREI) - impact on shipping

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The location, size and irregular shape of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREI) present new challenges to the safe navigation and communication of shipping...

Flashback in maritime history – Sea Empress grounding and oil spill 15-21 February 1996

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 15 February 1996, the tanker Sea Empress grounded while entering the port of Milford Haven, spilling approximately 2,500 tons of its cargo of crude...

UK MCA updates the Code of Safe Working Practices (Amendment 3, October 2018)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Code of Safe Working Practices (COSWP) provides guidance on improving health and safety on board vessels and articulates how statutory obligations should...

UK Maritime and Coast Guard Agency issues Ballast Water Management FAQs (July 2018)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The UK Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA) has published a document containing Frequently Asked Questions on the subject of Ballast Water Management. These address...

UK - National Standard for Marine Oil Spill Response Organisations (OSRO)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) issued the National Standard for Marine Oil Spill Response Organisations. Certain UK ports, harbors, oil-handling facilities,...

UK MCA - Guide to Good Practice on Port Marine Operations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) issued a very useful Guide to Good Practice on Port Marine Operations. This document is intended to...

UK MCA updates the Code of Safe Working Practices (Amendment 2, December 2017)

  (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Amendment 2 to the Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers (COSWP) 2015 Edition provides new information on sunglasses, the risk from...
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