On the 23rd April AMSA General Manager for Ship Safety Al Schwartz sent an open letter to the maritime industry reinforcing the requirements for port and ship access by AMSA inspectors.
On 16 April 1947, in the port of Texas City, Texas, the freighter GRANDCAMP, with a cargo of ammonium nitrate, small arms ammunition, machinery, and sisal twine, caught fire.
The IMO has agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association's proposals as the basis for review of IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning systems (MSC/Circ.645).
From the Bridge, March 2015
Ship to Shore, March 2015
The Learning Curve, March 2015
Surveyors appointments & engagements
The Australasian Institute of Marine Surveyors is the largest industry body in the Australasian region for professional marine surveyors and their cross sector colleagues.