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All articles by Patrick Kingsland

  1. Cleaning up ports: from Oslo to California

    Its head and flipper can be seen trapped in a tatty blue plastic bag, its skin lacerated, discoloured and bloody….
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    12 Mar
  2. Why are liquefied cargoes a persistent danger to ships?

    At roughly 7am on 2 January 2015, the Bulk Jupiter – a supramax bulk carrier built in 2006 – foundered…
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    2 Jan
  3. Where would a no-deal Brexit leave UK seafarers?

    It is the nightmare scenario that is becoming all the more plausible: with just months to go before the United…
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    17 Dec
  4. On-board with theDOCK innovation hub

    Despite coming into existence just 80 years ago, Israel is today widely known as one of the world’s “start-up nations”….
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    15 Nov
  5. Backing biofuels: will the shipping industry ever get on board?

    In April 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the world’s first full agreement on tackling climate change in the…
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    1 Oct
  6. Mediterranean migrants and Italy: bad news for shippers too?

    On 10 June, the MV Aquarius approached the shores of Italy packed with more than 600 migrants and refugees on…
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    2 Sep
  7. Ready for the spotlight: emerging ports in Africa

    Maritime shipping is the lifeblood of Africa, with over 90% of the continent’s imports and exports transported by sea. In…
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    2 Jul
  8. 200 years of the Sailors’ Society

    The Sailors’ Society recently celebrated 200 years of service to seafarers, having been founded in 1818 to help destitute sailors…
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    25 Jun
  9. Building up Nigeria’s shipping sector

    Since the crash in oil prices in 2014, the Nigerian Government has been pushing to diversify its economy. The prolonged…
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    16 May
  10. Shore leave: will a new standard protect seafarer rights?

    The ship pulls up at port after weeks at sea, its tired staff eager to escape the monotony of life…
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    23 Apr

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