Category Archives: Offshore

STCW Deadline Extended

The International Maritime Organisation has agreed to an effective delay for the implementation of new training and certification requirements for ship Ship Security Officer’s and seafarers with designated security duties. The requirement was set out by the 2010 Manila Amendments … Continue reading

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DP Ticket Revalidation

The Nautical Institute has postponed the re-validation of DP Operator certificates to January 2015. In order to revalidate your DP Certificate you must have over a 150 days of DP sea time within the last 5 years. The Re-validation will be … Continue reading

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Ras Laffan Port leading the way in Safety

The port of Ras Laffan in Qatar is leading the way in safety by making it compulsory for any offshore vessel entering the port to have a valid OVID inspection. This came into effect on the 1st January 2014 and … Continue reading

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