The Gard Loss Prevention team joins other maritime industry leaders in producing a series of awareness videos.

Enclosed space entry training

Accidents in enclosed spaces onboard ships have long been a source of serious injuries and fatalities. Analyses of the accidents show that the underlying cause is often failure to follow established procedures – either due to insufficient knowledge of, or disregard for, the need to take safety precautions. Read more

Cyber security awareness 

Across the global maritime community, ports, ships and offshore units are increasingly connected to and dependent on systems that makes use of a cyberspace (Internet). Failure to anticipate and prepare for a cyber incident onboard a ship or offshore unit may have significant consequences. Read more

Watertight doors awareness 

During day to day operations of a ship and particularly in situations where the ship has been damaged, it is usually assumed that all watertight doors are closed and that the vessel’s internal watertight subdivision is 100% effective. On board a ship, the safety of the crew and passengers depends on the safety of the ship and this includes the safe use of watertight doors so that they do not pose any danger when passengers and crew pass through the doors or operate them.   A joint campaign by Gard and DNV-GL. Read more

Anchor loss awareness 

A growing number of anchor losses reported in recent years prompted DNV GL, Gard and The Swedish Club to investigate this issue further. Based on an analysis of cases involving anchor and anchor chain losses, the project partners have issued a video and a presentation identifying the most frequent technical and operational causes, and steps crews and operators can take to address them. Read more

Also available in Japanese


Anchor loss awareness - Portuguese subtitles

The Anchor loss video with Portuguese subtitles can be viewed or downloaded here

Gard thanks Cia de Navegação Norsul, Rio de Janeiro, for their assistance.