FOUR NEW RECRUITS ON BOARD

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Thursday 27th September 2018

This month, we’re delighted to welcome four new members to the NWA. McLachlan Marine, Cutts Marine Ltd., Great Yarmouth Port and the Marine Biological Association have all joined our ranks in the past few weeks.

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MCA RENEWABLES SAR COURSE – NEW 2018/19 DATES

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Thursday 27th September 2018

The MCA has released a new series of dates for its Renewables Offshore Search and Rescue (SAR) Management courses in 2019.

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SAFETY FLASH: CABIN FIRES

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Thursday 27th September 2018

Cabin fires can and do happen, mostly due to electrical faults. In this IMCA Safety Flash, a number of recent cabin fires – and their root causes – are examined, as well as proper procedures for handling and mitigating this risk.

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SAFETY BULLETIN: CO2 SYSTEMS

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Thursday 27th September 2018

In the past two years, there have been two potentially fatal incidents involving CO2 releases from the manifold room. In this Safety Bulletin, the MCA discusses the risks of CO2-related incidents and their prevention.

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EVENT REVIEW: OFFSHORE WIND SAFETY FORUM

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Thursday 27th September 2018

Earlier this month, we held the latest meeting of our joint offshore wind and NWA Safety Forum at the Ergo Renewable Energy Centre in Hessle. This second edition of the forum saw the official launch of our ‘Understanding Fatigue’ poster campaign, as well as the customary safety pause and a series of presentations regarding safety within the industry.

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NWA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE OFFSHORE FATIGUE

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Thursday 23rd August 2018

The National Workboat Association (NWA) is launching an ‘Understanding Fatigue’ campaign to combat crewmember fatigue on offshore energy support vessels (OESVs)

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SIGN UP TO ATTEND THE NWA / OFFSHORE WIND SAFETY FORUM NOW

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Following the success of our inaugural NWA / Offshore Wind Safety Forum in Lowestoft last year, we are holding the second combined Safety Forum on 6th September at the ERGO Centre on the Humber. Email Mark Ranson to secure your place.

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MEMBER PROFILE: CHRIS KING, KING MARINE

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

In this month’s Member Profile, Chris King, Founder and Managing Director of King Marine, talks to us about the workboat training landscape, opportunities and challenges in the sector, and his longterm involvement with the NWA.

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SAFETY NOTICE: DEFECTIVE THROW BAG RESCUE LINES

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Following a recent incident in which a rescue line parted while a young person was being pulled through the water, we have been advised that similarly defective lines may be currently in use on vessels.

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FOUR NEW RECRUITS ON BOARD

This month, we’re delighted to welcome four new members to the NWA. McLachlan Marine, Cutts Marine Ltd., Great Yarmouth Port and the Marine Biological Association have all joined our ranks in the past few weeks.


Read More

MCA RENEWABLES SAR COURSE – NEW 2018/19 DATES

The MCA has released a new series of dates for its Renewables Offshore Search and Rescue (SAR) Management courses in 2019.


Read More

SAFETY FLASH: CABIN FIRES

Cabin fires can and do happen, mostly due to electrical faults. In this IMCA Safety Flash, a number of recent cabin fires – and their root causes – are examined, as well as proper procedures for handling and mitigating this risk.


Read More

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