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All articles by Gary Peters

  1. Helping seafarers battle the mental scars of piracy

    In mid-May, the Maritime Asset Security and Training (MAST) organisation released its most recent risk map. In just the first…
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    7 Jun
  2. The Ocean Medallion: a cruising first

    The Ocean Medallion is a quarter-sized, 1.8 ounce disc. It has no on-off switch, no charging point, or menu to…
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    15 May
  3. Designing a boat for the America’s Cup

    Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) was launched in June 2014 with one simple goal: to end Britain’s 166-year wait…
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    8 May
  4. The Stad Ship Tunnel: a world first

    It is a plan many years in the making. “The idea is more than a hundred years old – although…
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    2 May
  5. Cruise hits an historic milestone as Iran’s shipping sector approaches full steam

    Last week, the Stena Line ropax ferry Trelleborg, now named Sunny, completed a 12-hour overnight trip between the islands of…
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    24 Apr
  6. Toxic boxes: a spotlight on dangerous gases in shipping containers

    “The problem of dangerous gases in shipping containers is very common,” warns Kristian Hentelä, an application specialist from Gasmet, a…
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    12 Apr
  7. Is piracy really on the way out?

    On 13 March, Somali pirates hijacked the MT ARIS 13, a tanker vessel en route to Mogadishu from Djibouti. The…
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    28 Mar
  8. Hybrid vessels: here to stay, or fleeting trend?

    In a little over two years, the Color Hybrid will traverse the Sandefjord-Strömstad route between Norway and Sweden. Carrying up…
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    27 Mar
  9. UK maritime wages: exploitative or reasonable?

    "We need to stop this exploitation,” says Paul Keenan, an inspector with the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF). “There are…
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    27 Feb
  10. LNG in shipping: analysing the state of play

    Ask a roundtable of industry insiders what the fuel of the future is and it’s a fair bet that a…
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    20 Feb

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