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Monthly Archives: November 2013

How I survived North Sea helicopter crash that killed four – Hull man Paul Sharp

  A MAN has told how he escaped death when a helicopter he was in plunged into the sea, killing four people. Paul Sharp, 48, […] Read More

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P&I Club Analysis Warns of False Sense of Navigational Security

The London P&I Club says that a recent analysis of collision cases has highlighted the effect complacency has on casualties. The club recently undertook a […] Read More

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RGU Announces New Oil and Gas Institute

Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen is establishing an International Institute for Oil and Gas, as part of the university’s strategy to build on its […] Read More

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IMO Set to Adopt Global Mandatory Audit Scheme

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), meeting for its 28th session in London, is expected, amongst other matters, to adopt key resolutions and […] Read More

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Korean & Russian Classification Societies Sign MOU

At the recent Korea-Russia Business Dialogue meeting held in Seoul attended by President Putin & President Park Guen-hye, the Korean Register (KR) and the Russian […] Read More

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Trimaran Averaged 22 Knots to Win Transatlantic Race

The seventy foot MOD70 trimaran ‘Edmond de Rothschild’, sailed by French duo Sebastien Josse and Charles Caudrelier broke the finish line of the 5450 miles […] Read More

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Videotel Works with Industry for Chemical Tanker Training

Chemical Tanker safety comes into sharp focus in a new training course from leading maritime training provider Videotel Marine International. The newly-launched Advanced Chemical Tanker Course […] Read More

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Oil and Gas Sectors to Drive Vocational Training

Education and training providers will meet with some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies at this year’s VTEC MENA Conference, held at Abu […] Read More

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4th OPITO Safety and Competence Conference in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, November 19th 2013

OPITO is heightening its campaign for common global training standards across the oil and gas industry to dramatically improve safety with the launch of a […] Read More

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What I Wish I’d Known On My First Day At Sea

Clyde Marine Training (http://www.clyderecruit.com/) surveyed a number of our cadets, employees and serving merchant naval officers recently asking them the simple question, “What do you […] Read More

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Ground-breaking Oil Pollution Compensation Fund to be Wound Up

The governing bodies of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) held recent meetings at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in […] Read More

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ClassNK Update on Loss of ‘MOL Comfort’

Based on both the results of its own independent investigation as well as the deliberations of the third meeting of the Committee on Large Container […] Read More

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Pirate Money Trail: Report Gives Insight, Urges Tracking

A study by the International Criminal Police Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and World Bank attempts to understand the illicit financial flows […] Read More

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