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Sunderland Marine - Industry News

Industry News

FISHupdate: Welsh fishermen get lifejacket deal

4 April 2018

Fishermen in Wales are being given grants to purchase safety equipment that will soon become mandatory on commercial vessels.
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FISHupdate: Fishing safety scheme extended

21 March 2018

The deadline for English and Scottish fishermen to sign up to free safety training has been extended, with a call to crews to take advantage of the extra time.
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Irish marine investigators issue report on the tragic loss of life on board FV Kerri Heather

26 February 2018

The full MCIB report can be read here.
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The United States NTSB publish report on the sinking of the fish tender EXITO

11 January 2018

The NTSB concluded “…the probable cause of the sinking of the motor vessel Exito was progressive flooding from an undetermined location. Contributing to the loss of life was the carriage of personnel on board, other than crewmembers, who were inadequately prepared and equipped for an emergency.”
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SAFE BOAT SMART BOAT: Abandoning ship: Boarding the liferaft

3 November 2017

The decision to abandon ship and then taking the steps necessary to maximise chances for survival and rescue. 
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USCG stress importance of understanding fishing vessel stability following recent casualty

11 October 2017

The Office of Inspections and Compliance has issued Marine Safety Alert 11/17: Remain upright by fully understanding vessel stability.
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