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In addition, all of the archive editions of Maritime FEEDBACK may be found from the main menu, as can CHIRP Maritime Videos, Newsletters, and the CHIRP Annual Digest. Maritime FEEDBACK is now available in Chinese, Filipino and Portuguese, and the latest edition may be found under the newsletter tab on the main menu. A new addition to our material is a Reference Library which is updated monthly. This contains incident reports, safety alerts and advice from many maritime sources. Finally there are links to enable you to subscribe to Maritime Feedback, and to submit a report to CHIRP Maritime.

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Press Release

CHIRP and UCL have released "Critical Decision Making" the 2nd PDF booklet in our decision making series.

It is accompanied by a video which may be viewed from the home page of the website (below) or in our videos section.

Both the PDF and video links are also available from our publications section under 2019 Insight Articles

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ISSUE No. 57

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Media – Latest Feedback Magazine, (Issue number 57), and the latest CHIRP/UCL booklet/video “Critical Decision Making”. Click on either image to read as a PDF

 CHIRP is pleased to publish Maritime FEEDBACK issue number 57. This issue, we focus upon tug safety with two reports highlighting  safety concerns involving operations with tugs. The issue also contains a variety of other topics and we are grateful to all of our reporters. Other material covers reported MARPOL contraventions, refusal to issue a permit to work for work at height, collision regulation issues, and pilot ladder failings. As always we hope that you enjoy this edition of FEEDBACK and we welcome any comment with respect to the content.

CHIRP Maritime is pleased to release "Critical Decision Making" the second in our series of collaborations with the University College London PDF booklets and accompanying video. Accidents and serious marine casualties continue to occupy the news. The PDF and video explain how we can use our critical decision making skills to change how we make the decisions that we do, and thus prevent these incidents from occurring. As always CHIRP Maritime encourages feedback as to the content in order to expand the debate.