AMC Training Courses Programme – October 2017

We are pleased to announce our training schedule for October 2017, with training topics, based on the current industry requirements.

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Riyadh MoU on Port State Control – Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry

The Riyadh MoU on Port State Control (PSC) have announced a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) applicable to all ships on “Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry”, which will take place from 1st of September to 30th of November 2017. The purpose of this CIC is to ensure effective procedures and measures are in place to safeguard seafarers on board ships when entering and working in enclosed spaces and to check compliance with the applicable requirements of the SOLAS Convention.

Based on our extensive experience in this field, we have prepared a Circular Letter with explanations / useful information regarding each of the questions of the relevant PSC questionnaire for guidance of crews. For more information / further guidance (e.g. model procedures / forms and Risk Assessment for both the identification of the enclosed spaces as well as the enclosed space entry) please contact Mr. Dimokritos Tziritis (d.tziritis@alphamrn.com) or Mr. John Mellos (j.mellos@alphamrn.com) or Mr. Andreas Debonos (a.debonos@alphamrn.com).

Paris and Tokyo MoU on Port State Control – Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Safety of Navigation

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on Port State Control (PSC) have announced a simultaneous Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) applicable to all ships on Safety of Navigation, which will take place from 1 September to 30 November 2017. The purpose of this CIC is to check compliance with SOLAS requirements, the overall status of the vessel’s navigation safety and the competency of crew involved in navigation operations.

Based on our extensive experience in this field, we have prepared a Circular Letter with explanations / useful information regarding each of the questions of the relevant PSC questionnaire for guidance of crews, together with additional proposals to avoid navigational safety-related detentions. For more information / further guidance please contact Mr. Spyros Karachotzas (s.karachotzas@alphamrn.com) or Mr. John Mellos (j.mellos@alphamrn.com).

ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Into force

In an effort to keep our Clients up-to-date with the latest developments related with Quality Standards, we would like to announce that ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards are now into force. This will trigger off certain actions and new approaches from the Companies that have to be taken into account during the forthcoming annual verifications as well as new certifications. Read more here.