Guidelines for Offshore Marine Operations - GOMO

Practice for the Safe Packing Handling of Cargo to and from Offshore Locations is now available for free download or hard copies This Best Practice document has been compiled following extensive research and input from cross industry participants. It is intended to convey the key aspects of Safe Packing and Handling of Cargo to and from Offshore Locations in a format which is easily understood and applied. Where appropriate, the relevant industry legislation or source of information has been referenced. Our industry is now over 40 years old, so it is imperative that we eradicate all safety risks. Rev 6 - 2015 "Best Practice for the Safe Packing Handling of Cargo to from Offshore Locations" is now available from the new dedicated website;

MarineSafe Forum Australasia

HSE Oil & Gas

Step Change is an industry initiative to improve safety performance, awareness and behaviours throughout the UK oil and gas industry. Step Change in Safety is a non-profit making organisation with the support of several Trade Associations across the industry.


The objective of this forum is to work to make the oil industry a safer place. The vision is to prevent dropped object incidents in the oilfield sector and, ultimately, to deliver a permanent and 'second nature' dropped objects prevention strategy.

The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of sea-going ships.

Aberdeen Harbour Board

Information about the international shipping industry