Seguridad marítima

La naviera Costa Cruceros cancela las escalas en el puerto tunecino

La Nueva España

20.03.2015 | 04:28

La naviera Costa Cruceros anunció ayer que cancela en sus travesías las escalas en Túnez, para garantizar "la seguridad de los pasajeros y la tripulación", tras el ataque del miércoles, en el que murieron varios de los turistas que viajaban en uno de sus barcos, confirmó la compañía.

"La seguridad de los pasajeros y de la tripulación es una prioridad para Costa Cruceros (...) Después de lo que ha sucedido en Túnez hemos decidido cancelar las escalas de nuestros barcos en el país, que serán sustituidas por otras aún por decidir", explicó un portavoz de la empresa.

La cancelación de la escala en Túnez será para todo el año y el portavoz añadió que se están buscando

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Recovery of Persons from the Water

ICS

 

Recovery of Persons from the Water

Guidelines for THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANS AND PROCEDURES

 

http://www.ics-shipping.org/docs/default-source/resources/safety-security-and-operations/recovery-of-persons-from-the-water-guidelines-for-the-development-of-plans-and-procedures.pdf?sfvrsn=10

 

La fé y la seguridad de la vida humana en la mar

NOSSA SENHORA DOS NAVEGANTES

 
 
  
 
Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes é um dos títulos dados a Mãe de Jesus, Maria.
 
 A fé e a designação Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes, tem início no século XV, com a navegação dos europeus, especialmente com os portugueses.
 
As pessoas que viajavam pelo mar pediam proteção à Nossa Senhora para retornarem aos seus lares.
 
 Maria era vista como protetora das tempestades e demais perigos que o mar e os rios ofereciam.
 
 
A primeira estátua foi trazida de Portugal junto com os navegadores. 
 
 Pedro Álvares Cabral trazia em sua nau capitânia uma imagem de Nossa Senhora da Boa Esperança, sendo levada até a Índia, onde uma capela em sua homenagem foi erguida e ali ficou até o século XVII sob a guarda de

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Shipping Industry Confident about Environmental Performance, ICS tells Arctic Summit

 

 

 

ICS

Mar 12, 2015

At a high-level Arctic Summit, organised by The Economist magazine in Oslo on 12 March, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – the global trade association for merchant ship operators – highlighted important issues associated with the growth of Arctic shipping and expressed confidence in the industry’s environmental performance.

ICS stressed the critical importance of a mandatory and uniform regulatory framework to ensure maritime safety and environmental protection, as the volume of Arctic shipping gradually increases in response to new interest in developing the region’s natural resources.

ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe, explained: “The International Maritime Organization is the appropriate forum for developing standards for ships operating in the Arctic as it has the

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Scrubber Discharge Impacts Questioned

 

By Wendy Laursen 2015-03-13 19:56:36

The ecological risks associated with scrubber use are ignored, while the economic expectations are overestimated, said the German environmental organization Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) on releasing the results of a study conducted by the Dutch research institute CE Delft.

“Obviously, no one has seriously investigated the effects of scrubbers on the marine environment before this technique has been found as a possible solution to the European sulfur directive,” says NABU CEO Leif Miller. “In this case, it really ought to be clear that there is hardly an improvement when pollutants that have been blown into the air, will now be discharged into the sea.”

The study found that while all available monitoring reports show that

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