Risk Management – online course


by Learnmarine | 31-Jan-2018

Risk Management – online course

Learnmarine is proud to announce that we developed our first tailor-made online course on Risk Management for Odessa Maritime Training Center. Risk management is one of the basic elements of modern Safety Management Systems. It is among the requirements of the ISM code. Therefore, modern maritime officers have to be versatile in hazards identification, risk assessment, and control techniques, which altogether form the Risk Management process. The course is already available for students at the Training Center's facilities.

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MARPOL Annex V: Regulations for the prevention of pollution by garbage from ships (new amendments)


by Learnmarine | 29-Jan-2018

MARPOL Annex V: Regulations for the prevention of pollution by garbage from ships (new amendments)

The amendments to MARPOL Annex V adopted at MEPC 70 will enter into force on 1 March 2018. The changes include criteria for determining whether cargo residues are harmful to the marine environment and a new Garbage Record Book format with a new garbage category for e-waste. This post provides a summary of the new regulations.

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What else might you need to know about abandon ship drill?


by Aleksandr Pipchenko | 16-Jan-2018

What else might you need to know about abandon ship drill?

SOLAS regulation, which says “…every crew member shall participate in at least one abandon ship drill and one fire drill every month…” is widely known. However, not every training with survival crafts is done monthly and to make it even more complicated there are certain variations on the lowering, launching and maneuvering frequencies depending on the type of ship’s equipment. This post idea is to bring some extra light on the subject of abandon ship drills.

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