Seguridad marítima

Militarizando.- España aportará un avión y un buque para combatir la inmigración ilegal

 

 

 

 

Inicialmente aportará un avión P-3 Orion con 50 militares y, más adelante, un buque

Miguel González Madrid 9 JUL 2015 - 21:27 CEST

 

El Gobierno tiene previsto aprobar este viernes la participación española en la operación Eunavfor Med, con la que la UE pretende combartir las mafias del tráfico ilegal de inmigrantes en el Mediterráneo.

  Aunque por ahora solo se ha puesto en marcha la primera fase de la operación, dedicada a la vigilancia y recogida de información, a la que España contribuirá con un avión de patrulla marítima (un P-3 Orion) y un destacamento de unos 50 militares, el acuerdo del Consejo de Ministros, que debe ratificar la semana próxima el Congreso, preverá la participación en las fases siguientes, a medida que

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The Master's Decision to Sail

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By Wendy Laursen 2015-06-14 20:11:08

Speaking at the 2015 World Maritime Rescue Congress, John Dalziel, and Dr Roberta Weisbrod of the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association cited the seafarer’s dilemma:

It is the master’s decision whether to sail.
It is the owner’s decision who is the master.
(Charles S Price, Great Storm of 1913)

The congress, organized by the International Maritime Rescue Federation, was discussing the world’s tragic ferry disaster statistics including the 166 accidents that occurred over the 14 years between 2000 and 2014. These accidents are estimated to have resulted in over 18,000 deaths in 37 countries.

Conservative estimates provided by Abigail Golden of the Worldwide Ferry Safety Association indicate that 58 percent of accidents and 75 percent of fatalities are caused by human error.

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New Seacrewsader

 

 

 MJ

11 May 2015

New ergonomic Fusion 3D technology has been used to ensure the jacket's design is comfortable for continuous wear

Survitec Group has launched a new SOLAS lifejacket aimed at the industrial and commercial marine market. Developed under its Crewsaver brand, the new Seacrewsader 290N 3D is designed to provide increased levels of protection in the toughest and most extreme working environments.

Building on the success of the popular Seacrewsader 275N, the new lifejacket will appeal to companies that require a compliant lifejacket to satisfy regulations surrounding PPE assessments. It is aimed primarily at the oil and gas, commercial shipping and offshore wind farm industries.

New ergonomic Fusion 3D

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La Federación de Prácticos denuncia en la CE el pacto de Puertos del Estado y Sasemar

 

 

 

 

La Federación de Prácticos pide un pronunciamiento de las personas y organismos citados porque, a su juicio, el citado acuerdo, que afecta a todas las autoridades portuarias, «no satisface las normas de

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Hydrosphere to launch Jet 1200 buoy at Seawork

 

 

 

MJ

14 May 2015

The new JET1200 buoy from Hydrosphere

Aids to navigation company Hydrosphere will launch the latest in navigational aid technology at Seawork 2015.The new type of buoy, the JET1200, is from Mobilis for which Hydrosphere is the British representative.

It has a 1.5m diameter hull size with 1200kgs of buoyancy and is constructed entirely from polyethylene.

“This is a brand new buoy which hasn’t been seen before,” said Hydrosphere MD, John Caskey. “There’s no metal used in the buoy’s construction at all making it lightweight and corrosion free. The design and manufacturing process incorporates a rotationally moulded central structure meaning the buoys are moulded making

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