If you ignore a problem, maybe it will go away. In the way that the seafaring community continues to be treated by responsible governments, this would seem to sum up much of the collective attitude of the authorities around the world, faced with...
European Union ship recycling regulations are limiting shipowners’ recycling options, particularly for large vessels, according to GMS, the world’s largest cash buyer of end-of-life vessels.
International Maritime Organization (IMO) secretary-general Kitack Lim has endorsed a series of recommendations designed to ensure seafarers can quickly and safely access medical care ashore.
The Norwegian ship registries are to allow bareboat registration and deregistration from 1 July.
Liberia has revised its Business Corporation Act (the BCA) and its Limited Liability Company Act (LLC Act) as part of their ongoing effort to make these laws more customer-friendly and up-to-date.
Japan’s maritime and shipping industries need a united approach and should draw inspiration from the ‘One Team’ of the national rugby side, according to banker Jigo Hayashi.
Marking the International Day of the Seafarer, the UK Government has today announced it will host the first international summit on the impact of Covid-19 on crew changes.