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Maritime’s Strategic Framework to Achieve Cost-Efficient Maintenance

Maritime’s Strategic Framework to Achieve Cost-Efficient Maintenance
12/06/2017

RCM analysis requires an understanding of the complete functionality of each of the Ship’s systems and how and why those systems can fail. This is best achieved at targeted manageable levels. An RCM analysis begins at system level; however, to ensure that all primary and secondary functions are considered, the analysis needs to be undertaken at lower levels of functionality as shown below in Figure 1.

Modern Eco Vessels the Focus Of Greek Shipowners as Bank Ship Financing is Bound to Increase, Targeting Small and Medium Owners As Well

Modern Eco Vessels the Focus Of Greek Shipowners as Bank Ship Financing is Bound to Increase, Targeting Small and Medium Owners As Well
12/06/2017 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/modern-eco-vessels-the-focus-of-gree...

Shipowners Encourage EU-China Leadership In Shaping IMO CO2 Strategy

Shipowners Encourage EU-China Leadership In Shaping IMO CO2 Strategy
07/06/2017 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipowners-encourage-eu-china-leader...

Cargo Ship Hits Fishing Boat Off Kochi Coast, 2 Dead

Cargo Ship Hits Fishing Boat Off Kochi Coast, 2 Dead
June 11, 2017 http://www.ndtv.com/kerala-news/cargo-ship-hits-fishing-boat-off-kochi-c...

<>Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has announced an aid of Rs. 2 lakh each for the families of the deceased fishermen.

Marina to probe ship’s cancelled Surigao trip

Marina to probe ship’s cancelled Surigao trip
Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon June 11, 2017 http://www.philstar.com/cebu-news/2017/06/11/1708929/marina-probe-ships-...

CEBU, Philippines - The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina)-7 will verify within the week as to what caused the cancellation of the trip of MV Lady of Love of Medallion Transport Inc. from Cebu City to Surigao the other night.

Marina-7 Regional Director Jose Venancio Vero, Jr. said that he will have it verified by the agency's engineers to determine the cause of the trip cancellation.

South Korea rescues four North Korea seamen

South Korea rescues four North Korea seamen
Elizabeth Shim | June 5, 2017 http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/06/05/South-Korea-rescues-fo...

June 5 (UPI) -- A South Korean naval crew rescued four North Korean sailors drifting near the eastern coast of the peninsula.

Seoul's unification ministry spokesman Lee Duk-haeng told reporters at a regular briefing Monday a total of four North Koreans were traveling on two separate ships when they were found in the East Sea, local newspaper Herald Business reported.

The people helping sailors battle through the mental scars of piracy

The people helping sailors battle through the mental scars of piracy
Gary Peters 10th June 2017

The maritime sector has been rocked in recent months by a spike in piracy.

But, while the hijackings and counter-piracy methods are well documented, less is written about the mental health effects on those who suffer piracy first-hand.

In mid-May, the Maritime Asset Security and Training (MAST) organisation released its most recent risk map.

New agreement aims to promote women’s maritime education

New agreement aims to promote women’s maritime education
8 June 2017 http://www.safety4sea.com/new-agreement-aims-to-promote-womens-maritime-...

On June 7, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, in London. The two organisations will cooperate to offer five scholarships annually, over the next 10 years, to individuals nominated by WISTA International. The scholarship will cover the Foundation Diploma programme at The Institute.

Cyber issues in shipping

Cyber issues in shipping
9 June 2017 http://www.safety4sea.com/cyber-issues-shipping/

Sally-Ann Underhill, Philip Thomas & Tom Summers from ReedSmith urge caution against email scam which has become a frequent incident nowadays. They refer to a recent case in which an email sent by scammers posing as law firm, was circulated amongst all interested parties and they recommend reasonable steps to protect owners, charters and ships from cyber risks.

Explosion on Petrobras drillship off Brazil kills one and injures three

Explosion on Petrobras drillship off Brazil kills one and injures three
Donal Scully June 9th 2017 http://splash247.com/explosion-on-petrobras-drillship-off-brazil-kills-o...

Petrobras on Friday reported an explosion on a drillship offshore Brazil that left one worker dead and three injured, according to Reuters.

The blast occurred on the NL 32 vessel located in the Marlim Field in the northeast part of Campos Basin, about 110km off of Rio de Janeiro.

Of the three injured people, two are in a serious condition.

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