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EHMC Seminar 2015

On the occasion of the 2015 seminar in Marseille, we reached out to our North African colleagues who are Harbour Masters, Port Captains and their deputies. 

Le séminaire biennale de l’ EHMC est un événement sur deux jours qui permet aux Commandants des port Européens de se rencontrer pour se connaitre et échanger sur des sujets d'intérêt commun.

 

EHMC Seminar 2013

"Adapting to changes; ships using LNG as fuel, reporting through a Single Window"

Andreas Mai has hosted a triple E-event in which one day knew the EHMC seminar, a second day was dedicated to the Green Efforts project and a third day to an ESPO MAS meeting. The EHMC Seminar was about;

EHMC Seminar 2011

"The Safe Port; information and education"

Program;
When and how can Harbour Masters consult the SafeSeaNet system? 

UK Certificate of Competency for Harbour Masters 

Bachelor and Master degree for ex-seafarers aiming at a higher university degree 

EHMC and the ESPO Maritime Affairs & Security Committee 

European Nautical Platform 

EHMC film on Safe Mooring “the Missing Link, improving the mooring process" 

IHMA Nautical Port Information Project 

EHMC Seminar 2009

"Extreme Weather Decisions"

Program;
Practical experience of Ports on the West Coast of Ireland resulting from the increasing number of violent winter storms Introduction 

EHMC video project, dealing with all issues related to the ship-shore interface 

EBA: “Mooring instructions in extreme weather conditions” 

CESMA; “Who in the end is responsible for admission decision when entering a port with storms of over force 8” 

Maritime Safety and Security Information Exchange Systems 

EHMC Seminar 2007

"Beyond ISPS; further enhancing port security"

Program;
The Danish approach to security 

Maritime and port security in the EU: any need for a single and simpler legal instrument?

VTMIS – How a vertical VTMIS can enhance security in the port 

New Developments in Maritime Safety and Harbour Security Systems

A day in the life of a Harbourmaster enforcing the ISPS code and Port Directive 

Information sources related to compliancy of port facilities

EHMC Seminar 2005

"Safe Seas, Safe Ports"

Program;

Safe seas; 

the different roles of the Harbour Master

The regulatory side of Safe Sea Net 

Preventive and safety related information management

The progress of Safe Sea Net


Safe ports; 

Acceptance in ports of ships in distress 

Breakdown and blackouts 

Developments in ship design and construction

EHMC Seminar 2002

"The future of vessel traffic management in concept and 
philosophy"


Program;

A ship’s voyage visiting the port of Rotterdam in the near future

Investigating the boundaries of VTM in European harbours

VTM as a calamity abatement tool, now and in the future 

Calamity abatement fully under control? Close co-operation in the safety chain

Dangerous goods incidents; Prepared and under control

Presentation Dynamic Harbour Chart

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Andreas Mai

The IHMA is pleased to present the first in its series of monthly webinars.

 

Simply click HERE to access the presentation.

 

Topic: Casualty Management - Collapsed Container Stacks on Board a 19K TEU Ship 
Speaker: Captain Andreas Mai, Harbour Master (rtd)
Session Chair: IHMA President, Captain Yoss Leclerc

Speaker Bio

Andreas is a former Master Mariner and was appointed Harbour Master for the port of Bremerhaven in 1996. In 2000 he also took over the position of Harbour Master at the port of Bremen. During his active time as Harbour Master and Director of the Governmental Port Authority, he chaired the 2004 IHMA Congress in Bremen and, for a few years, the European Harbour Masters’ Committee (EHMC). He retired from his duties at the end of last year after 24 years of service.   

 

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IHMA Congress 2020

With the theme, "The Next Wave – Navigating Towards the Digital Future, the 12th biennial Congress will be delivered virtually from 5 - 10 October, 2020.

The Congress remains the key forum for IHMA members and the global ports sector to collaborate, network, share information, and provide updates on the latest industry technology and solutions.

This year, the IHMA Congress will be transformed into a virtual global community that regularly connects over 12months. All speakers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors will have exclusive access to the Virtual IHMA Community for Global Port & Marine Operations.

The IHMA Congress Conference itself, including keynotes, technical presentations, panels and Q&A, will be broadcast via a premium event platform in October. The post-Congress Series Program, also to be hosted via the platform will the released shortly.

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As new technology emerges, asset managers have a large range of options and features to consider. This document identifies how clever AtoN design and functionality can help authorities reduce operational costs and improve the visibility of their connected devices.

Aids to Navigation (AtoN) play a pivotal role in maritime safety and extend much further than being the traffic lights of the sea.

We are a long way from the days of a traditional lighthouse whose kerosene lamp served as a simple warning of danger ahead.

The navigational tools available to mariners today are vast and they continue to evolve as new technologies are realized.

Types of AtoN

Congestion within the world’s ports and shipping channels continues to grow, with the maritime industry relying on AtoN to ensure navigational safety and to manage traffic conditions.

On 2 March the (UK) Maritime & Coastguard Agency issued the eleven-page document entitled: MIN 656 (M): Understanding the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on seafarer wellbeing.

This Marine Information Note (MIN) provides guidance for ship owners on the stressors which have been created or exacerbated by the conditions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and provides some mitigating strategies.

The document provides information on the potentially long-lasting and far-reaching impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on seafarer wellbeing. It provides guidance for ship owners on the stressors which have been created or exacerbated by the conditions throughout the pandemic and provides some mitigating strategies.

In this document the term ship owner is used in the sense that it is used in health and safety regulation, as the person responsible for the operation of the ship.

This is often the same organisation as the ‘company’ referred to in the ISM code.