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Safety, Survival & Training

Arctic survival gear
Protective immersion suit specialist, White Glacier, showcased the latest in its hypothermia protection range at Seatrade Cruise Global in the US. 16 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
MEOSAR technology deal
French positioning systems specialist Orolia, best known by MJ readers for its McMurdo brand of EPIRBs, has announced that it has been awarded a critical contract by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for nationwide enhancements to its existing Search and Rescue (SAR) satellite technology. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Specialist Man Overboard & Fast Craft Injury Prevention workshops
A programme of two one day events for the sub IMO / sub 24 metre professional sector is being held ‘back to back’ in Southampton UK on 25 & 26 April 2017. 06 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
New fireboat for Amsterdam Fire Department
The City of Amsterdam Fire Department has taken delivery of its new firefighting vessel: the ‘Jan van der Heyde IV’. C-Job Naval Architects provided the concept design for the 17.6-metre vessel. Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld performed detailed design, engineering and vessel construction. 03 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Centre for maritime training excellence
Modal Training, a new centre of training excellence for the maritime, ports, energy and logistics sectors, is to open in Immingham, UK, on the south bank of the Humber. 30 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
New offline ACAT courses from ECDIS
UK maritime training provider ECDIS Limited has introduced an offline version of its ACAT courses for clients with little or no internet access onboard. 30 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
IMCA liaises with EU offshore regulators
International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) participated in the 13th session of the EU Offshore Authorities Group (EUOAG) to work on promoting collaboration between international and regional regulators. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Safety solutions for Norway’s ferries
Zenitel has delivered safety communications and entertainment equipment for new ferries in Norway. 26 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Sophisticated 'Berlin' joins German rescue fleet
The second of a planned six sophisticated new 28m Class cruisers has gone into service with Germany’s sea rescue service DGzRS - and will soon be joined by a third. 26 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Understanding marine scour
A new course to assess marine scour risk will take place in June at HR Wallingford to address the pressing need to better understand the processes of scour and erosion, particularly as foundation structures become more complex. 25 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Lloyds Register Marine Type Approval for Firetrace
The innovative E4 fire suppression system by US-headquartered global manufacturer Firetrace International has obtained Lloyds Register Marine Type Approval. 23 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cabin RIB for Solent Rescue
UK independent Lifeboat station, Solent Rescue based in Lymington, Hampshire has recently ordered a 9-metre-long Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) with an enclosed cabin from South African inflatable boatbuilder Gemini Marine. 20 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fast small ship simulator prototype nearing delivery
The world’s first realistic fast small ship simulator, a prototype of which will be delivered next month to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN), could revolutionise the training of fast-boat crews and influence the design of the boats themselves. 20 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
An answer to lifeboat drill accidents
There is an answer to the shocking spate of accidents during lifeboat drills: “A full audit, with an experienced auditor from the line who’s familiar with the up-to-date regulations and who understands the specific system on the vessel,” George Devereese of the UK P&I Club told 'MJ', and added that of course “they will be getting into the lifeboat to run the test along with the regular crew”. 13 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
RNLI trials bottle buoy device in UK
A potentially lifesaving rescue device made from empty plastic bottles is being trialled by the RNLI in the UK for the first time. 10 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Damen boats to be built in Turkey
Damen has signed a contract with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Ankara, Turkey for the supply of six Search and Rescue (SAR) vessels. 07 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Super fire-fighting boat for Hamburg
Fire services in Germany’s busiest seaport, themselves under fire, are to get the biggest boat in their history – with others to follow – after approval of a 40m newbuilding costing €16 million. 03 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
£7 million training facility
Modal Training, a £7 million centre of excellence for the ports, energy and logistics sectors, based in Immingham, UK is set to open early next year. 03 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Tri-approved immersion suit for offshore wind workers
Birkenhead, UK-headquartered Survitec Group has launched its 1000 Series Offshore Wind Energy Suit, adding to its existing range of compliant renewable energy safety solutions. 02 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Tar cleaning device wins 2016 EES
UK-based Global Marine Systems Limited has mentored a team of four students to become the 2016 Engineering Education Scheme (EES) national champions, along with joint venture partner Huawei Marine Networks (HMN). 01 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal