Risk Watch 2008

Volume 15: Number 4: November 2008

Container and Cargo
1 DRI Fines, a dangerous gap in the BC code shortly to be rectified
1 Warning – hot coal at Maputo
2 Engineers are ignoring cargo sensitivity
2 Draft survey – a commercial imperative as well as a safety requirement
California block stow – still causing problems

Navigation and Seamanship
4 Wind farms – a hazard to navigation?
5 ‘Air booms’ a new complication to berthing manoeuvres
6 Fouled propellers,whose fault?

Crewmatters
7 Stowaways and deviation – two thorny issues combined
7 Beware malaria

Miscellaneous
8 US to regulate operational discharges
8 Ukraine – how to prepare for arrival in a Ukrainian port

Risk Watch Vol 15 No 4 November 2008
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Piracy and Prevention Special Edition:
November 2008

1 Protection
2 Naval Escorts
2 Reporting and Assistance
3 Prevention
4 Private Security
4 Suspected Pirate Ships
6 Maps

Risk Watch Piracy and Prevention Special Edition November 2008
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Volume 15: Number 3: August 2008

Navigation and Seamanship
1 Ballast ‘blacklist’ – dismissed by investigators as a cause for bulker grounding
3 Apparent misuse of inshore traffic zones
3 X–Band, S–Band

Safety
5 Fire onboard – poor ship board practices result in uncertainty and delay in dealing with a fire in the cargo hold
5 Rescuers continue to die in significant numbers7 Stowaways and deviation – two thorny issues combined

Containers and Cargoes
6 Problems loading hot cement clinker in bulk
7 More cement cargo problems
7 Beware bankrupt cargo interest

Regulatory update
8 Brazilian coastal trade – foreign crews beware

Miscellaneous
8 Publications


Risk Watch Vol 15 No 3 August 2008
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Volume 15: Number 2: May 2008

Navigation and Seamanship
1 A test of seamanship
5 Risk management on the bridge
5 MAIB publishes report on MSC Napoli

Containers and cargo
6 Canola
6 Richards bay - high value ores
6 Revised guidelines for container securing manuals and complusory training ashore

Regulatory Update
7 US Authorities reminded to respect to seafarers
7 Declaration of defective navigation equipment: US Port State Control issue a clarification

Miscellaneous
8 53ft containers: suitable for carriage by sea?
8 Publications


Risk Watch Vol 15 No 2 May 2008
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Volume 15: Number 1: January 2008

Navigation and Seamanship
1 Groundings

Regulatory Update
4 Criminal liability under MARPOL: Practical considerations
5 Compulsory pilotage for the Torres Strait?

Containers and cargo
6 Ore – continuing problems with water content
7 Hot work with sealed containers
7 Collapsed containers

Miscellaneous
8 Publications
8 Fines in Argentina for non-declaration of bunkers and lub oils onboard


Risk Watch Vol 15 No 1 January 2008
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