REVISED WORKBOAT CODE FINALLY PUBLISHED!

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Thursday 10th January 2019

The MCA have finally published and uploaded the on-line version of the Revised Workboat Code on the Gov.UK website. It can be found in the Small Craft Codes section under Statutory Guidance and is titled; "The Workboat Code, Edition 2".

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MCA REVIEW AND UPDATED SAFETY GUIDANCE

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Wednesday 19th December 2018

Keen observers of the MCA website will have noted recent revisions to and the re-issuing of their guidance on 3 important legal areas of risk assessment.

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MEMBER PROFILE: DAMIAN CROWLEY, MARITAS LTD

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Tuesday 18th December 2018

This month we spoke to Damian Crowley, Managing Director of MARITAS (Maritime Training and Assessment Services) LTD, Chair of the National Workboat Association’s Training Group and a Fellow of the Nautical Institute.

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CHANGES TO THE INMARSAT SYSTEM, MIN 582, AMENDMENT 1

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Tuesday 18th December 2018

Please note that Inmarsat are currently migrating GMDSS Satellite services to a different satellite constellation. Vessels with Inmarsat Ship Earth Stations (SES) operating within the coverage of Atlantic Ocean Region East (AORE) or India Ocean Region (IOR) satellites may need to take action.

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NWA STATS ILLUSTRATE IMPROVING CTV SAFETY

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Tuesday 27th November 2018

27th November 2018 - Safety Statistics released today by the National Workboat Association (NWA) demonstrate progressive improvement in the safety performance of workboat crews and operators, with a considerable drop in the rate of incidents between 2014 and 2017.

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FIRST CLEAN MARITIME COUNCIL MEETING

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Friday 26th October 2018

On Monday 15th October, NWA Secretary Mark Ranson attended the first meeting of the Clean Maritime Council. The council, formed of 15 selected industry experts including the NWA, will make the plan for a zero emissions UK maritime sector.

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NOVEMBER SAFETY FORUM AGENDA UPDATE

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Friday 26th October 2018

On Wednesday 7th November we hold our NWA Safety Forum at Hoylake Sailing School in Wirral.

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REVISED INSPECTION FORMS FROM IMCA

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Friday 26th October 2018

The International Marine Contractors Association has recently issued an updated Common Marine Inspection Document and Marine Inspection of Small Workboat inspection question sets.

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MEMBER PROFILE: 54 NORTH MARITIME TRAINING

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Friday 26th October 2018

In this month’s Member Profile, Anne Hornigold MBE, Chief Executive of 54 North Maritime Training, talks to us about the training facility’s work with the NWA on workboat apprenticeship schemes, sector trends and the opportunities available from attending industry events.

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REVISED WORKBOAT CODE FINALLY PUBLISHED!

The MCA have finally published and uploaded the on-line version of the Revised Workboat Code on the Gov.UK website. It can be found in the Small Craft Codes section under Statutory Guidance and is titled; "The Workboat Code, Edition 2".


Read More

MCA REVIEW AND UPDATED SAFETY GUIDANCE

Keen observers of the MCA website will have noted recent revisions to and the re-issuing of their guidance on 3 important legal areas of risk assessment.


Read More

MEMBER PROFILE: DAMIAN CROWLEY, MARITAS LTD

This month we spoke to Damian Crowley, Managing Director of MARITAS (Maritime Training and Assessment Services) LTD, Chair of the National Workboat Association’s Training Group and a Fellow of the Nautical Institute.


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