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Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use, Third Edition

This third edition was withdrawn in October 2022 and replaced by the fourth edition. Using detailed, step by step checklists, the Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use provides a ship’s Security Officer with the practical skills to identify cyber risks and to protect vulnerable onboard systems. It also gives guidance on how best to detect, respond and recover in the event of a cyber attack.

October 2021 Archive

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition

This fourth edition was withdrawn in February 2022 and replaced by the fifth edition. Guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The comprehensive 56-page document has been produced in collaboration with experts from leading international bodies. This updated version contains downloadable guidance posters.

June 2021 Archive | Free

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Roadmap for Vaccination of International Seafarers, First Edition

This first edition was withdrawn in March 2022 and replaced by the second edition. While industry bodies are working with authorities at national, regional and international levels to prioritise rapid access to vaccinations for seafarers as key workers in all countries, it became apparent that a roadmap dedicated to seafarer vaccination would help to achieve global immunisation. Vaccination of seafarers in their home countries remains the preferred option but measures should be taken now to permit access to vaccination for seafarers from all countries. The roadmap provides a framework to establish a local vaccination programme dedicated to seafarers.

May 2021 Archive | Free

Drug Trafficking and Drug Abuse On Board Ship, Sixth Edition

This sixth edition was withdrawn in April 2023 and replaced by the seventh edition. This publication provides guidance on how to combat drug trafficking at sea and to recognise the signs of drug use and dependence among crew members. Considered the leading industry publication on the topic, this 6th edition has been fully updated by industry experts to assist shipping companies, Masters and officers, to help prepare, prevent, protect and how to respond when faced with drug trafficking and drug abuse at sea.

April 2021 Archive

Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table 2020/2021

This edition has been withdrawn and replaced by the 2021/2022 edition. Brings together data on the performance of flag States against specific criteria, including Port State Control (PSC) records, ratification of international convention and IMO meeting attendance. It is intended to encourage shipowners to maintain a dialogue with their flag administrations, and help facilitate necessary improvements in the interests of safety, the environment and decent working conditions.

January 2021 Archive | Free

Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use, Second Edition

This second edition has been withdrawn and replaced by the third edition. This workbook is a practical, straightforward and easy to understand guide to support the Master and the ship’s crew with cyber security risk management.

November 2020 Archive