Western Shipping Safety Seminar – 28 June 2019 – Manila
MANILA SAFETY SEMINAR 2019
Venue: Prestige Tower, Room 1809
Date: 28th June 2019
Slogan: Safety is not a slogan, it is a way of life / Go green and eliminate global warming.
Invitation was extended to all Filipino officers working in Western Shipping fleet. Travel and accommodation facilities were arranged for the officers visiting Manila.
The seminar was organized for seafarers working on our tankers. Topics were introduced as necessary, with separate presentations conducted on specific topics.
For the Tanker fleet, attendance comprised of 28 officers.
Western Shipping Pte Ltd (WSP) was represented by:
– Capt Rukshan Vohra / Fleet Personnel Manager
– Capt Niladri Chakraborty / SQA Manager
Western Shipping Southeast Asia Inc (WSSI) was represented by:
– R. Adm Bayani Gaerlan / President
Western Shipping Manila Taining Center (WSPMTC) was represented by:
– Capt Alban Castellino / Consultant
– C/Eng Romulo Malapit / Head of Training Center
The newly inaugurated ECDIS/GMDSS room at Prestige Tower Room 1809 was utilized for conducting the seminar on this date. Attendance was 28 participants. Refreshments and lunch was provided during the course of the seminar.
Contents of the seminar
The Seminar was opened by WSSI President, RAdm Bayani Gaerlan. Topics later discussed were as per the above agenda. Good interaction between presenter and attendees was noted during all presentations.
Feedback forms were collected from all attendees and collated in order to incorporate improvements next year.
General feedback received indicated the seminar to be a success. All arrangements made were impeccable. Punctuality was maintained throughout the seminar by the attendees. Interactive exercises, including Risk Assessment played an important part in improving the overall seminar.
Capt Rukshan Vohra
Fleet personnel Manager
Western Shipping Pte Ltd