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IMCA has been shortlisted for a Safety Award at the Annual Offshore Support Journal Awards 2022. The Safety Award is Awarded to a company, person, project or product that has either set industry safety benchmarks and/or been the difference in terms of safety of life, property and environment in an OSV operation or incident over the last 12 months. IMCA shortlisted for offshore renewables safety standards: Recognising the organisation for its development of safety standards for offshore renewables. Most recently IMCA expanded its ‘Guidelines for Walk to Work (W2W) Operations’ (IMCA M254). These guidelines were produced to help standardise the

Communication from the Government of Ukraine

Click the tile below to read the article regarding: А recent communication from the Mission of the Russian Federation to the IMO dated 25 March 2022 No. 003/124 оп the unilateral еstаЫishmепt of а “Ьluе safe maritime corridor” to allow safe evacuation of seafarers and ships from Ukrainian seaports in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov… Communication from the Government of Ukraine

EU Resources

For information |ECSA SPC/SAC| Engagement with DG FISMA on seafarers’ payments

Registration Open – IMCA DP Conference

IMCA is hosting a Dynamic Positioning (DP) Conference on 31 May – 1 June 2022 focusing on technical and operational matters relating to DP. This event will be of interest to those involved in both offshore renewable energy and offshore oil & gas operations. We have an exciting line up of speakers and interactive sessions alongside IMCA’s renowned Quickfire Totally Technology Session. This two-day seminar provides an opportunity for IMCA members and industry colleagues to participate in an industry forum where attendees will hear from experts in Dynamic Positioning and have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions and workshops

Over 300 vessels and at least 1,000 seafarers are stuck in Ukraine

Food, fuel and medical supplies are running low on ships stuck in Ukraine, unable to leave due to the fighting. Despite an initial flurry of successful evacuations from shipowners and flags, more than 1,000 crew are estimated to be stuck inside the warzone. Click the Tile to read the article. Over 300 vessels and at least 1,000 seafarers are stuck in Ukraine

Seafarers trapped in Ukraine facing dire conditions

As an estimated 1,500 people on about 100 ships are believed stranded in Odessa and other ports, seafarers’ charities have launched an emergency appeal. Click the tile below to read more. As an estimated 1,500 people on about 100 ships are believed stranded in Odessa and other ports, seafarers’ charities have launched an emergency appeal

Charities/Aid

Links and Resourses shared by The Seafarers Charity ESTABLISHMENT OF FUND TO SUPPORT THOSE AFFECTED BY THE BLACK SEA CRISIS Seafarer charity launches Ukraine appeal Seafarers International Relief Fund ISWAN Ukraine Crisis Support Fund

IMO Resources

Information reporting form for ships stranded in Ukraine ports and waters Maritime Security and Safety in the Black Sea and Sea of Azov IMO calls Extraordinary Council Session IMO Calls Extraordinary Session as Seafarers Remain Caught in Ukraine Ukraine: IMO Secretary-General statement Communication from the Government of Ukraine Communication from the Government of the Russian Federation Ukraine crisis – Harmonization of PSC activities Information Reporting Form for Stranded Ships Communication from the Government of Ukraine

Links and Resourses shared by The Seafarers Charity

Filipino Seafarers Trapped Off Black Sea Evacuated With Armed Guards Sailors-Society Ukrainian Appeal Hundreds of Seafarers Currently Caught in the Crossfire of War Seafarer charity launches Ukraine appeal – Lloyd’s List manning agencies to help with evacuating seafarers from Ukraine

How to pay your Ukrainian (and Russian) seafarers

The war in Ukraine has demanded flexible ways to pay seafarers from Ukraine and Russia. An existing payment system, developed for the cruise sector, offers a way out for crew managers. Lloyd’s List article below. How to pay your Ukrainian (and Russian) seafarers