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.
Offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has set-up its second office in the Middle East in Dubai.
Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM), DNV GL, Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) and University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) have entered into a strategic partnership to set the tone for operational and regulatory framework in autonomous shipping.
Even as the Philippines struggles to comply with European standards of implementation for the STCW Convention, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) chairman Esben Poulsson has issued a call in Manila for a comprehensive review of the convention...
The torrentially wet weather of the past few weeks in the Philippines and passage of the first few typhoons of the season brings thoughts round again to the perennial problem of liquefaction in certain dry bulk cargoes from tropical regions.
Giant container shipping line Maersk Line is boosting its deal with BigOceanData to provide vessel tracking services after an initial two-year contract in September 2016.
Singapore is continuing to invest in navigational safety in the waters of one of the world’s busiest ports as it sees a significant drop in major incidents over the last decade.