The IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution, Prevention and Response (PPR) met for its 10th session from 24 to 28 April. The meeting was chaired by Dr Flavio da Costa of Brazil. The Vice-Chair was Dr Anita Mäkinen of Finland.
As the maritime industry continues to evolve, I feel the future for young seafarers is very exciting. With new technologies and practices emerging, and the industry undergoing significant changes, it is important to be aware of the trends and opportunities that lie ahead.
Steve Window discusses the role of the Designated Person Ashore (DPA) with Peter Werner, the NI’s lead lecturer on DPA training, and how the NI’s new course supports professionals taking up this important position.
A small cargo vessel was loaded and underway in coastal waters in daylight. Wind and wave conditions were calm and the three deck crew were engaged in routine preparations for unloading cargo on arrival. T
The February 2023 issue of Seaways looked in some detail at the news of a new outrage in criminalisation against the crew of an innocent ship, the tanker Heroic Idun, which was seized in August 2022.