Bunker contamination: the importance of timely intervention
Skuld Charterer December 2018.
It is important to recognize mental illness in crew members as early as possible, as it can severely impact both the safety and productivity of the ship as well as having potentially serious consequences for the individual concerned.
As has been the case for many years, the P&I renewals for the policy year starting 20 February 2019 will be decided by individual assessments and with no general increase.
Ship managers who facilitate for tasty, healthy and nutritious food onboard as well as physical activities will benefit from this.
Few will be unaware that the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap will come into force on 1 January 2020. As of this date, the global sulphur limit under MARPOL Annex VI will be reduced from 3.5% to 0.5%.
Skuld is pleased to inform that our Members’ Performance Bonus for the year 2017-18 has now been allotted to members with a positive loss record.
Fenders have a simple remit: they should prevent the immovable object (the berth) from succumbing to the irresistible force (of the ship) without damage to either.
With the challenges a Master of a vessel faces in modern times, it is important that they learn the tools and techniques during their years as junior officers so they are comfortable when taking command of a vessel.