Marine Safety Alert: BSEE & USCG identify delayed T-Time execution, poor operational decisions, and equipment breakdowns as contributors to a drillship’s unsuccessful attempt to avoid Hurricane Ida

The Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis has released Marine Safety Alert 05-22, to addresses an extreme weather event involving a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) conducting well operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
Source: USCG
Link: Marine Safety Alert: BSEE & USCG identify delayed T-Time execution, poor operational decisions, and equipment breakdowns as contributors to a drillship’s unsuccessful attempt to avoid Hurricane Ida

District 08 (Gulf of Mexico) Week 20 LNM Available on Navigation Center Website

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Source: LNM District 8
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Policy Letter: Verification of training and drills for personnel assigned special or emergency duties on floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities (FOFs)

The Coast Guard District 8 Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge Marine Inspection has issued Policy Letter 01-2022, “Verification of Training and Drills for Personnel Assigned Special or Emergency Duties on Floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities (FOFs)” May 3, 2022, and cancels D8 Policy Letter 03-2000, CH-1, Policy on Manning of Non-Self-Propelled Floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities.
Source: USCG
Link: Policy Letter: Verification of training and drills for personnel assigned special or emergency duties on floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities (FOFs)

District 08 (Gulf of Mexico) Week 19 LNM Available on Navigation Center Website

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IMO Maritime Safety Committee highlights importance of safe and inclusive culture for maritime professionals

During the 105th session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee, members agreed to the establishment of an IMO/ILO joint group to consider bullying and harassment in the maritime sector, including sexual assault and sexual harassment, taking into account information submitted by interested parties, with a view to providing recommendations for future steps, including the development of legislation, mechanisms and policies, and the launching of awareness campaigns by relevant stakeholders, aimed at reporting and addressing these matters.
Source: USCG
Link: IMO Maritime Safety Committee highlights importance of safe and inclusive culture for maritime professionals