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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NEW MEMBER: HIGH SPEED TRANSFERS

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

We are pleased to introduce a recent new member, High Speed Transfers. Based in Swansea, the CTV owner and operator provides services for the Oil & Gas industry and the construction and operation of offshore Wind Parks around Europe.

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ORDER YOUR USE OF WORKBOATS FOR TOWAGE: GOOD PRACTICE GUIDES

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Further to the mailer we distributed earlier this month, a reminder that the updated towage Good Practice Guide, including the substantial addition of a new Stability Annex, is now available for orders – email Mark Ranson to order your copies.

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GET YOUR FREE TICKETS TO MARINE & COASTAL CIVIL ENGINEERING EXPO

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

NWA members have been offered complimentary tickets to this year’s M&CCE Expo, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on 12th-13th September.

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FURTHER INFORMATION ON ‘SNAP-BACK ZONES’ ON MOORING DECKS

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Over the last year, industry advice regarding the demarcation of ‘snap-back zones’ has been reviewed and updated. This is largely due to a serious incident last year in which a deck officer was badly injured during a mooring operation while standing in a zone that had not been identified as within the snap-back danger zone.

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UNDERSTANDING FATIGUE

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Thursday 9th August 2018

We are pleased to launch a new poster, which we have developed in conjunction with sponsors the MCA and The Shipowners’ Club, to help crewmembers to identify the signs of fatigue – both in themselves and in others – at sea.

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NWA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE OFFSHORE FATIGUE

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


Read More

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

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.


Read More

MEMBER PROFILE: CHRIS KING, KING MARINE

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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