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This course provides specific training for those who may be designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of a search and rescue mission coordinator (SMC) at a maritime or joint rescue coordination centre or sub-centre for a search and rescue (SAR) incident, and is based on the content of the 2019 edition of IAMSAR Manual […]
Due to the uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus situation and out of concern for the health and safety of everyone involved, Pivot Caribbean has decided to postpone the ISM and ISPS CSO/VSO/PFSO workshops planned for April in Trinidad. Virtual (online) classes will continue be available and the current schedule can be viewed here.
As a preventative measure against COVID-19, the IMO headquarters in London has been temporarily closed for business. As a consequence, during this time, orders for hard copies will not be delivered until IMO returns back to normal activities. Purchases of digital titles will continue uninterrupted.
The IMO/WHO joint statement, resources and advice for IMO Member States, seafarers and shipping can be found here.
A report in today’s Business Express, credited to Anthony Wilson, states that Trinidad and Tobago’s sole fuel importer, Paria Fuel Trading, has met the January 1, 2020 deadline to ensure that the bunker fuel sold to local and international ships using T&T ports is in line with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations for the 2020 […]
The Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) programme is a tool to help companies operating offshore vessels to assess, measure and improve their management systems. These systems, outlined in this new and updated publication, encompass all company activities, including technical, operational, personnel and Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE), both on board and ashore. […]
IMO releases Model Course: Ratings as Able Seafarer Engine in a Manned Engine Room or Designated to Perform Duties in a Periodically Unmanned Engine Room, 2019 Edition
This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for the knowledge, understanding and proficiency in table A III/5 of the STCW Code. The course comprises four functions at the support level: Marine engineering; Electrical, electronic and control engineering; Maintenance and repair; and Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on […]
The course is intended for seafarers on board ships carrying solid bulk cargoes, and personnel involved in the transport chain of solid bulk cargoes, such as officials of the competent authorities, port authorities, port terminals, mine operators, shippers, technicians and shipping company’s representatives, as well as all personnel involved in the assessment of acceptability of […]
The IMO has issued a December 2019 Corrigenda for this publication, product code IL200E. Customers who purchased the e-reader file can access the supplement using the Internet Update/Check for Content Update function on The IMO Bookshelf. Customers who purchased the electronic editions, namely, IMDG Code for Windows (Version 14), 2018 and the Electronic IMDG Code […]
The IMO has issued a December 2019 Corrigenda & Supplement for “SOLAS Consolidated Edition, 2014, product code IF110E. Customers who purchased the e-reader file can access the supplement using the Internet Update/Check for Content Update function on The IMO Bookshelf. The SOLAS on the Web version will also be automatically updated in due course. You […]