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SAFETY ALERT: Reassessing man-overboard risks

A recent fatality reiterates the dangers of personnel exchanges at sea

A recent fatality reiterates the dangers of personnel exchanges at sea

SAFETY ALERT: Fatal casualties in confined spaces

Three people were asphyxiated while working on a laid-up mobile offshore drilling unit

Three people were asphyxiated while working on a laid-up mobile offshore drilling unit

SAFETY ALERT: Transiting abeam in strong current

USCG: Provide a wide berth when maneuvering around any other vessel or object

USCG: Provide a wide berth when maneuvering around any other vessel or object

SAFETY ALERT: Be ready with proper fireman's outfit

The Coast Guard warns of an increase in deficiencies that could jeopardize mariners

The Coast Guard warns of an increase in deficiencies that could jeopardize mariners

SAFETY ADVISORY: Restricting ferry passenger access

A recent allision due to engine failure resulted in personal injury

A recent allision due to engine failure resulted in personal injury

SAFETY ALERT: Gangways and ladders

A recent death in Texas shows that crossings are never routine

SAFETY ALERT: LED lighting and VHF interference

Radio and AIS reception can be degraded by light-emitting diodes

SAFETY ALERT: Parasail and watersport passenger transfers

Two recent incidents resulted in serious injuries

SAFETY ALERT: Potentially flawed PFDs

Inspectors have found 'a significant number' of unwearable type 1 PFDs

SAFETY ALERT: Gulf Coast bunker contamination

Blended products such as intermediate fuel oil (IFO 380) have caused system-related failures