Dispatches

While the sulphur cap is still very much the issue of the day Martin Stopford, president of Clarkson Research Services, says the industry needs to start thinking now how it…
The use of scrubbers to meet the 2020 sulphur cap, their lack of regulatory framework, and impact on the market were very much under discussion at the Greener Shipping Summit…
Wages for officers have stagnated over the last decade rising by 1% annually since 2008, and increases look set to remain modest in coming years.
It hasn’t been easy, even among professionals, to have too much sympathy for Francesco Schettino, formerly master of the Costa Concordia, currently serving a 16 year prison sentence in Rome. 
Whatever the outcome of Brexit negotiations, the UK intends to remain “the undisputed leading global hub for Maritime Services,” Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani told attendees at the Maritime London/IMIF annual…
Digitalisation is the buzzword across all sectors in shipping with it seen as a way to improve vessel performance and streamline processes, and the world’s largest ship manager V.Group is…
The elephant in the room at the CrewConnect Global conference in Manila this week was the Philippines failure to comply with the European Maritime Safety Agency’s (EMSA) standards for the…
The US “mid-term” elections, sandwiched in the even years halfway through Presidential terms, are now behind us.
The Great Lakes shipping community received a huge boost in late October, with President Donald Trump signing a bill that would authorize close to $1bn for construction of a second…
A packed audience of nearly 200 heard strong opinions as to whether or not the maritime industry is ready to embrace smart shipping at a parliamentary-style debate held on the…
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