Under WHO health regulations issued in 2007, the Europe-wide requirement for Ship Sanitation Certificates had been applied by Spanish authorities, until now, only to commercial vessels over 500 GT. We have been advised by the Balearic branch of the Department for Health (‘Sanidad’) that with immediate effect, the SSC, or ‘Certificado de Control de Sanidad a Bordo’ is now a legal requirement for any yacht (over 400GT ) visiting or stationed in the Balearics . The SSC covers items such as air, water, aircon, oil and waste systems, medical facilities, food sanitation and bathing facilities. Each vessel must be able to present a valid SSC to Sanidad, logged on the SHIPSAN platform. For any queries or to arrange your inspection, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
THE Y / YACHTING HANDBOOK – YACHT CHAPTER PAG. 174 If we have a look to the actual situation in our industry and all the injuries and accidents, unfortunately on many occasions fatal, we can see where the Achilles heel is. If you are in the sea, you must be aware that possible emergencies may arise. There are a few questions that you must know the right answer to in order to set a basic level of safety on board your yacht: Every emergency is a situation in which you have no control over, and eventually it can stem from a lack of preparation. In fact fear of failure, anxiety and confusion can generate chaos and paralyze the victim’s rescue procedures. SAFETY ON BOARD Q&A ( THE Y / YACHTING HANDBOOK – YACHT CHAPTER PAG. 174) http://www.youblisher.com/p/1839488-The-Y-Yachting-Handbook-Mallorca-Edition-01-2017/
Imagine you are a yacht owner and you decide to spend a week with your family on board your yacht. During this unforgettable relaxing week, far away from the chaos and civilization, who do you think is in charge of you and your family’s safety? Who is supposed to act in case of en emergency? Would you expect your crew to be prepared and well trained to manage an emergency on board your yacht and in the water? A professional yacht crew is in charge of the safety and the assistance of all the people on board, and only have basic knowledge of CPR and the first aid kits have far too little to ensure the safety and the high quality standard that this kind of ship requires. Yachts today sail around the seven seas, crossing oceans and visiting most remote and unknown zones, practicing different activities on board, on land and in the water, with different people, different rules and in many cases in wilderness areas .
Summer is approaching and you might be planning your next trip throughout the Mediterranean. Whether you are a member of the crew or you want to enjoy your stay while sailing on board your yacht, Estela Superyacht Agency wants to make your life hassle-free. First, we listen to you! As a super yacht service provider, we deliver a wide range of services to our clients, but first we listen to them and make sure that we know what their needs and requirements are. At the recent Palma Superyacht Show 2016 we had the opportunity to meet many of our partners as well as to welcome new visitors who are currently looking for ways of expanding their businesses. After discussing several aspects of this niche market, we could identify many points that need to be looked after throughout a super yacht´s journey. And that´s why we are here for! How can we help you? At Estela Superyacht Agency, we advise you and support you at every stage of your journey, not only from our office in Palma de Mallorca but also throughout our international network of offices and our presence in all the major ports worldwide. Before your arrival we can assist you […]
Clipper Ventures and Estela Shipping are delighted to introduce a new service that will revolutionize healthcare on board yachts. Estela Shipping Superyacht Agency is thrilled to announce a new agreement with ClipperTelemed+, the leading global provider of remote and on board medical services. ClipperTelemed+ offers 24/7 global emergency and remote general medical support for crews of merchant ships and yachts from fully qualified emergency physicians within five minutes, wherever the casualty is located, in most languages. As a result of the synergy between the two companies, ClipperTelemed+ and the WSC -When Seconds Count project (by Estela Superyacht Agency) the partnership will offer telemedicine and medical assistance, medical training and other on board health services. Francesco Gennai, Director of the When Seconds Count project said: “Crew and passengers´ safety are of paramount importance on board a yacht. With the right medical training and advice leading to the ability to carry out first aid in a remote environment can minimise a casualty’s injuries, help aid their recovery and even ensure their survival.” Tom Bettle, Business Development Manager of ClipperTelemed+, said: “ClipperTelemed+ provides remote primary and emergency medical care to seafarers the world over. Our unique approach not only enhances crew wellbeing, […]
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. We commonly say that lives are invaluable, that saving a life, any life, is worth any effort, any expense. Is it true? Every emergency is a situation in which you have no control over, and eventually it can stem from a lack of preparation. In fact fear of failure, anxiety and confusion can generate chaos and paralyze the victim’s rescue procedures. Be ready to react! Prepare yourself, your crew and your yacht to handle first-aid emergencies in a professional effective way.