North P&I Club launches safety culture organisational assessment tool

North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational Assessment tool (SCORA) gives Members the opportunity to measure their organisational capacity for safety both on board and ashore. Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention) […]

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed the installation and operational staff training for its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution in the ports of Lisbon and Setúbal/Sesimbra in Portugal. The systems will increase the efficiency of these ports by reducing waiting time for vessels and allowing just-in-time pilotage. The state-of-the-art solution has been developed and […]

Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

Bureau Veritas has announced that it has appointed Tim Protheroe as Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America. Tim will provide leadership in the United States and Canada, both key markets for Bureau Veritas. His role includes responsibility for the marine operational client support teams and services provided under the continued management of the […]