Coastguard

Japanese coastguard rescue man stranded for 22 hours on overturned boat

Construction worker hanging from the propeller shaft on his overturned boat (Japan Coastguard) Posted on Dec 1, 2019 2021 17:27 by The maritime executive The Japanese Coast Guard rescued a construction worker who ran aground at sea on his overturned boat for 22 hours. They released video of the rescue operation with swimmers reaching the […]

Coastguard

SunLive – Coast Guard seeks clarification on “closed” river bar

New categories to describe the maneuverability of the Whakatāne River rudder have been criticized by Coastguard Whakatāne members as confusing and dangerous, but the Bay of Plenty Regional Council says the new terminology is meant to simplify rudder conditions. for boaters. Until October 16, the regional council’s senior maritime officer used four categories to describe […]

Marine

Flagship 3D printing project on oil tanker test beds

Written by Nick blenkey The additive manufacturing parts have been validated in good condition after six months of service on Polar Endeavor. [Image: ConocPhiillips Polar Tankers] In an important step for the use of 3D printing in the maritime industry, the parts manufactured by this process have been validated as being in good condition after […]

Marine

Fatigue of tanker captain resulted in $ 72.9 million marine accident, NTSB says

23 November 2021 The Atina is pictured after the crash (left) and the SP-57B platform is pictured before the crash (right). U.S. Coast Guard Photo / Cox Operating Photo A decision by an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident, according to a National […]

Marine

Fatigue of tanker captain cited in $ 73 million marine accident

The decision of an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident off the coast of Louisiana, according to a National Transportation Safety marine accident report Board published Tuesday. Marine Accident Brief 21/24 details the NTSB’s investigation into the accident on October 17, 2020, in […]

Marine

ABB gives shipowners a boost in digitization

Written by Logbook staff Image: ABB To meet growing market demand for direct entry into digitization, ABB has launched a new solution for collecting and recording vessel performance data on board. The new ABB Ability OneBox marine signal monitoring solution transfers signals from onboard sensors to a cloud infrastructure for shipowner access and analysis. Better […]

Coastguard

Coast Guard vessel donated to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

Tuesday 23 November 2021, 6:29 p.m.Press release: New Zealand Coast Guard The New Zealand Coast Guard had the honor this week to hand over the “Achiever” vessel to its new owners, the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, where it will be used to support community water safety activities. The handover, which was undertaken in accordance with current […]

Coastguard

Pandemic sees boat sales skyrocket, but coastguard issues stern warning to new captains

With so many Australians spending their money on boats during the COVID-19 pandemic, coastguards are increasingly worried about amateur boats with all the equipment and no clue. Key points: Boat registrations on the rise in Australia, as are rescues at sea Authorities concerned about non-compliance this summer Deputy Commander David Finely says registering with Coast […]

Marine

RIX focuses on on-demand hydrogen on board ships – Marine Log

Written by Nick blenkey Combined with PEM fuel cells, M2H2 systems are designed to produce energy without NOx, SOx or particles. Benicia. RIX Industries, headquartered in California, sees on-demand hydrogen on board ships key to creating decarbonization momentum for the marine industry – and it’s taking that message to next month’s international WorkBoat Show . […]