DNV GL – Maritime ceo Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen always likes to begin his presentation with a song title encapsulating the message, and yesterday he chose Sting’s “Forget About the Future” to introduce his call for a ‘back to basics’ approach to marine safety.
A supply vessel sank in the traffic separation scheme (TSS) of the Singapore Strait on Thursday morning.
At least 10 crew have died and 10 are missing after a fire on board two ships in the Black Sea near the Kerch Strait.
The search continue for two seafarers missing following a serious fire on board the car carrier Sincerity Ace while three others are feared dead.
Ocean Infinity has been contracted by the Korean government to search for the wreck of the VLOC Stellar Daisy that sank on 31 March 2017 with the loss of 22 lives.
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.
Outgoing Intercargo chairman John Platsidakis took a number of swipes at regulators during his farewell speech at the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners’ agm in London this week.