Blog & Newsletters

Mercy Ships Update

We will travel via Monrovia, arriving at Hope Medical Centre hopefully in time for tea on Saturday.

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A very risky situation

On these pictures you will see the status of the pilot ladder’s last rubber step. Have a close look at the Manilla ropes and the twining. A very risky situation for pilots or visitors when the vessel is using this pilot ladder.  

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Update From Mercy Ships

Update From Mercy Ships – We had a busy summer (African rainy season) enjoying family times……

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Accident Waiting to Happen

Creativity – 10/10 Health & Safety – 0/10

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

New News from Nautical Institute

New News from Nautical Institute

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Cyber Saftey

When staff at CyberKeel investigated email activity at a medium-sized shipping firm, they made a shocking discovery.

Thursday, August 24th, 2017


Sometimes ‘looks’ DO count!”

Friday, August 4th, 2017

June 2017 Newsletter

I am asked to ‘keep it brief’ in this letter; I’ll try not to disappoint this time! It is a comment used frequently towards reports we write following a ship inspection;

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

December 2016 Newsletter

Whilst the world appears to have pressed the ‘Reset’ button, it is worth remembering that our lives ultimately depend on people working together for a brighter and safer future

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Upon further Investigation ECDIS

Something to keep an eye on, systems don’t always get it right? This shows ECDIS trying to scan the longitude and latitude of an incoming Navtext message that was automatically plotted in the wrong position.

Friday, May 5th, 2017