Arkiv | SAN NEWS 3 2014

Blacklist

The Paris MOU blacklist currently includes ten countries: Cambodia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Comoros, Cook Island, Sierra Leone, Moldova, Togo, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Tanzania. Sweden, along with most other European countries, is on the organisation’s white list.

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Campaign to review resting time rules

During the autumn, maritime authorities in the Paris and Tokyo MoU will focus on compliance with the requirement for minimum crews and resting time rules for watchkeeping seafarers. As a basis for the inspections, the organisation has produced a checklist of ten items to be reviewed, including questions related to watches, documentation procedures and compensation […]

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Injuries during evacuation

In recent years, several shipboard personnel have been injured during exercises using evacuation chutes. Injuries included broken ankles and toes, sprains and burns due to friction. SEKO Seafarers Union has looked into the regulations and requirements that apply to evacuation with chutes, and the company in question as well as the Swedish Transport Agency are […]

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Solved problems with frost and rust on deck – Awarded prize by Swedish Mercantile Marine Foundation

Conditions on the Galaxy’s car deck were appalling in the winter. It was cold and icy for both crew and passengers and the hydraulics system was rusty. The solution was a custom installation using surplus heat from the liquid cooling system, which now provides a comfortable temperature all year round. Problems with frozen car decks […]

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The Swedish Transport Agency's definition of safety culture

The Transport Agency has developed a brochure describing as definition of safety culture and important aspects of a good safety culture. Among other things, the following simplified, comprehensive definition of culture: ”Safety culture is about an organisation’s shared ways of thinking and acting in relation to risks and safety, i.e. how an organisation sets its […]

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Theme maritime safety: Safety culture, safety developments and reporting

The Swedish Transport Agency gives priority in this issue to clarifying current and past work in the field of maritime safety. The aim is to create a common understanding of how maritime safety work is carried out, both by individuals on board ships and within the framework of international organisations, such as the IMO and […]

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Measures to increase incident reporting

Reporting of incidents in the maritime transport sector is low, and only a few incidents are reported to the Swedish Transport Agency each year. Information on incidents is an important source of information for the Agency’s proactive safety work, where trends can be analysed and measures taken before an accident occurs. The Transport Agency has […]

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Leadership in Nyborg, Denmark

In August SAN’s Danish sister organisation, Seahealth, held its annual conference in Nyborg. And just as the previous year, the 2014 conference was fantastic. The theme was leadership and there was a wide variety of exciting and interesting lectures to choose between. The conference was opened by Rasmus Dahlberg, who spoke about human factors in […]

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