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Coast Guard updates guidance on fire pumps for small towing vessels

Fixed and portable pumps of similar capacity will afford an equivalent level of safety

SAFETY ALERT: Fatal casualties in confined spaces

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

SAFETY ALERT: Be ready with proper fireman's outfit

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

Viking LifeCraft approved as novel lifesaving appliance

Coast Guard inspects Louisiana facility in preparation for first LNG export

The review at Cameron LNG included personnel training and firefighting systems

NOAA to change channel depths on raster charts

Project depths will replace controlling depths to 'provide greater clarity and safety for mariners'

Swedish Club publishes new guidance on engine room fires

Case studies show that proper preparation and training can limit damage and injury

Survitec receives DNV GL certification for global safety inspections

Kongsberg Digital unveils new firefighting simulator

Lifeboat falls from cruise ship in Gulf

Crew from Carnival Dream are unable to retrieve the boat due to significant damage

OCIMF releases guidance on deck cargo, transferring personnel by crane

Both papers contain risk-based recommendations and best practices

Viking’s LifeCraft passes heavy-seas test

InterManager urges mariners to help reduce enclosed space risks

A wealth of safety information is available, yet deaths are still occurring

Inmarsat wins IHS Best Safety Service Award for 2018

AWO releases fatigue risk management guide

The product is the result of cooperation with the Coast Guard, the NTSB and sleep experts

Norwich University’s Master of Arts in Diplomacy online program
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Professional Mariner Editor Dom Yanchunas visits the Kanawha Valley for a conversation with West Virginia inventor Linwood Hamilton, who has developed a pair of inventions to improve safety in the inland towing industry. One is a rake that would fit onto the bow of a barge. The other is thruster piping inside a lead barge of a tow.

Added: 2015-11-03

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