Archive

Steamship Mutual What's New archive from March 2009
OCIMF Piracy Booklet
OCIMF Issue New Piracy Guidance Measures
OCIMF has issued a second edition of its booklet "Piracy - The East Africa/Somalia Situation - Practical Measures to avoid, deter and delay piracy attacks". The booklet is available to view and download on the Steamship Mutual website. 
30 March 2009
Close Quarters Situation in a Traffic Separation Scheme - Case Study
This article reviews the lessons to be learned from a recent close quarters situation in the Dover Straits traffic separation scheme.
25 March 2009
Offshore Wind Farms
Navigation in the Vicinity of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations
The number of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREIs) is likely to increase as the quest for clean energy sources continues. This article looks at the advice given in a recent MCA Guidance Note to assist mariners in dealing with the challenges posed by these offshore structures.  
25 March 2009
Stowaways - Prevention Guidance
A guidance note to assist masters and crew minimise the risks of stowaways boarding their vessel.
25 March 2009
Traffic Separation Schemes
New Loss Prevention Posters
New loss prevention posters addressing the requirements of four of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea have been produced to compliment the recent release of the "Collision Course" DVD.
02 March 2009