Inmarsat plans to launch a new safety service on its i4 satellite network, as an upgrade to its i3-based C-band network, which has been online for 25 years.
Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has called for fairer treatment of seafarers in the face of what it calls a “rush to judgement” over Korean ferry Sewol’s captain and crew.
An investigation on board sunken Korean ferry Sewol’s sister ship Ohamana has uncovered inadequately maintained life rafts and escape chutes.
Advanfort has issued a statement calling India’s ongoing detention of the crew of Sierra-Leone-flagged Seaman Guard Ohio “an affront to justice”.
London P&I club has called attention to improper ECDIS operation as a cause of a number of recent accidents.