Monday, August 3, 2015

Amver awards presented in Bermuda

On July 24, the U.S. Consulate in Hamilton, Bermuda recognized five shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard's voluntary search and rescue network, Amver.

Over 900 ships joined Amver in 2014, including two of Teekay Shipping's vessels registered in Bermuda, the Magellan Spirit and the Whistler Spirit.

The local Bermuda companies whose 20 ships received award for participating in Amver were:

After presenting letters of appreciation to representatives of the local participating companies and certificates of merit and pennants for their ships, acting U.S. Consulate General Linda Rosalik said, "Amver works; it saves lives, as those who have been rescued by participating vessels can attest. So thank you to these Bermuda companies, their ships and their crews for participating in the Amver program during 2014 and continuing this practice in the future."

Congratulations to these companies! Your company can earn Amver awards by enrolling in the program and reporting at least 128 days in a calendar year.

Photo credit: U.S. Consulate, Bermuda

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Welcome Wednesday!

The list of the latest vessels enrolled in Amver is here. Several bulk carriers, three tankers and a LNG carrier are among the seventeen ships that joined. Why join? Because the extra effort you take to participate in search and rescue can mean the difference between life and death for a seafarer. Why not consider joining Amver today.

  • WESTERN CORONEL
  • HAFINA MALACCA
  • RAVEN
  • LUKE
  • JOHN HENRY
  • ISABEL L
  • NRC PATRIOT II
  • KENNETH CARL
  • PATRICK
  • AL MAHBOOBAH
  • LNG CLEAN HORIZON
  • MERIDIAN
  • KANOURA
  • CMA CGM GORG FORSTER
  • PHILIPPOS MICHALIS
  • MAERSK ETIENNE
  • DRAFTVADER
Photo credit: Fotolia

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Welcome Wednesday!

Every week we enjoy sharing the latest ships to enroll in Amver. This week is no different. Please take a moment and see if your ship is listed. How do you get your ship's name here? Join Amver. It's that simple. If you've previously enrolled in Amver, thank you. If you are listed below, thank you. If you are considering joining, act. Sign up today.
  • STI BROOKLYN
  • NRP VIANA DO CASTELO
  • ANTIGOON
  • WIGMORE
  • ROWAN RENAISSANCE
  • KOPI CHIEF
  • SALTRAM
  • KIWAI CHIEF
  • DELTA EURYDICE
  • COBRA
  • JIANGNAN H2554
  • KEREMA CHIEF
  • BALIMO CHIEF
  • BAMU CHIEF
  • AL MANAMAH
  • MOL BELIEF
  • S/V CATTYWUMPUS
  • POLAR WIND
  • BALMORAL PLATFORM
  • MARLIN AMBER
  • YM WITNESS
  • NRP SAGRES
  • CONCORDE
Photo credit: Fotolia

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Today Amver turns 57

Birthdays are fun. Birthdays are important.  Today it's important we say thank you to the countless seafarers who have contributed to 57 years of saving lives at sea. Without your participation none of this would be possible.

Happy birthday Amver!

Photo credit: USCG photo

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Welcome Wednesday!

As we approach our 57th birthday we just want to salute the thousands of vessels that have enrolled in the Amver program over the years. You, the seafarer have made Amver the voluntary powerhouse it is today. Because of your selflessness countless lives have been saved.  The latest vessels to join are below. We're glad they are part of a 57 year tradition of ensuring no call for help go unanswered.

  • ABOU KARIM III
  • MANCHESTER BRIDGE
  • PHOENIX RISING
  • MATAR N
  • SOUTHERN CROSS
  • MAX SCHULTE
  • KS FLORA
  • NEW ASPIRE
  • ANTARES
  • ECO WILDFIRE
  • CAP SAN JUAN
  • ALPHA FREEDOM
  • BW HAWK
  • CSL ST-LAURENT
  • KMARIN JASMINE
Photo credit: Fotolia

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Welcome Wednesday!

Here are the latest vessels enrolled in Amver. We're thankful and proud of the companies and vessels that recognize making this extra commitment to safety could mean the difference between life and death. We know it means a little extra work on your part and we appreciate it. Now help us welcome the newest members of the Amver family.

  • WIDE ALPHA
  • CLIPPER SATURN
  • COUGAR
  • DEEP BLUE
  • GARGANTUA
  • MARAN GAS LINDOS
  • INCE POINT
  • EMPEROR
  • MTM SANTOS
  • CAPE HARVEST
  • CMA CGM MARCO POLO
  • LINTON
  • CELTIC GAS
  • ELLENITA
  • LAURA
  • NONI
  • SEASPRITE
  • NAVIG8 ARONALDO
  • NAVIG8 AQUAMARINE
  • MOL BEACON
  • MOL BEAUTY
  • LUISE OLDENDORFF
  • OLIVE BAY
Photo credit: Fotolia

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Welcome Wednesday!

Here's some exciting news. This is our 1,000th post! It's a fitting tribute to the men and women who make Amver. Seafarers make Amver work. Without your willingness to send Amver reports and divert when necessary we couldn't save lives together. So far this year you've helped us save more than 300 lives. Thank you. Thank you for continuing to support safety at sea. Help us welcome the latest ships enrolled in the Amver system.


  • VIKING STAR
  • SPECTRUM N
  • G POSEIDON
  • AHT VALIANT
  • GEORG OLDENDORFF
  • UASC AL KHOR
  • MORAYO
  • STORE BAY
  • COSTA DIADEMA
  • YM WINNER
  • WIDE BRAVO
  • ANTONIE OLDENDORFF
  • OCEAN INTEGRITY
  • AAMIRA
  • TOBA
  • CONSTITUTION
  • SECRETARIAT
  • SBI ECHO
Photo credit: Fotolia