ADDRESS INDUSTRY SKILLS GAP TO AVOID FURTHER FATAL TOWAGE INCIDENTS

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Proactive steps must be taken to improve the transfer of specialist knowledge and raise training standards and competence throughout the towage sector, warns the NWA as it prepares for Seawork Safety Forum

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NWA TO HOST TOWAGE SAFETY FORUM AT SEAWORK

Friday 19th May 2017

On June 15th, the NWA will be hosting a forum entitled “Towage: Reducing the Risks – Raising the Standards” in the Upper Deck Conference Room, from 10:30 – 13:30. Members are strongly encouraged to join – but all are welcome.

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MCA PUBLISHES UPDATED VERSION OF HS-OSC CODE

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Following public consultation, the MCA has now published an updated version of the High Speed – Offshore Service Craft Code for vessels under 500 tonnes.

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NWA ANALYSES ACCOUNTABILITY FOR MARITIME ACCIDENTS

Tuesday 14th March 2017

Workshop assembles workboat operators and leading maritime safety experts to scrutinise shortfalls in safety management procedure

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FUTURE UNDER 500GT MASTERS' COURSES

Thursday 26th January 2017

Forthcoming Master, Less 500GT Specialist Workboat Modules planned at both JPMA Hoylake and Stream Marine, Glasgow

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LATEST NEW MEMBERS

Friday 13th January 2017

In a case of last of the Old Year and first of the New - we can report that Perth Harbour and Topbond Plc joined the NWA towards the end of 2016 and Riverside Thames Ltd, the tug and barge subsidiary of Cory Environmental have now joined us this week.

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NWA TOWAGE GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE - PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2016

Thursday 29th December 2016

The NWA has developed this towage good practice guide at the request of the MCA to underpin and expand on the principles for safe towage as outlined in the towage section of the revised Workboat Code which is due for publication shortly.

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MASTER , WORKBOAT LESS THAN 500GTM WORKBOAT MODULE - 1ST COURSE DATE CONFIRMED

Thursday 17th March 2016

Hoylake Sailing School have announced the first course date for the specialist workboat module for the STCW Master, Workboat, less than 500GT certificate of Competence

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SAFETY FORUM SHORTLISTED FOR AWARD

Thursday 24th September 2015

The NWA has been nominated and shortlisted in the 'Breakthrough Award' category at the RenewableUK annual Safety Awards, to be presented at their Gala Dinner in Liverpool next month. See the full Press Release.

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NWA TO HOST TOWAGE SAFETY FORUM AT SEAWORK

On June 15th, the NWA will be hosting a forum entitled “Towage: Reducing the Risks – Raising the Standards” in the Upper Deck Conference Room, from 10:30 – 13:30. Members are strongly encouraged to join – but all are welcome.


Read More

MCA PUBLISHES UPDATED VERSION OF HS-OSC CODE

Following public consultation, the MCA has now published an updated version of the High Speed – Offshore Service Craft Code for vessels under 500 tonnes.


Read More

NWA ANALYSES ACCOUNTABILITY FOR MARITIME ACCIDENTS

Workshop assembles workboat operators and leading maritime safety experts to scrutinise shortfalls in safety management procedure


Read More

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