As the maritime industry is going through transformational change, it faces different risk...
As the maritime industry is going through transformational change, it faces different risk exposures and a raft of new challenges. Sarah Stephens, partner and head of cyber at JLT Specialty, considers the issue of cyber incidents in the shipping industry.
Nigeria’s Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has developed a comprehensive shipping industry forecast to help provide certainty to investors and identify future opportunities. But with piracy on the rise in the Gulf of Guinea and Nigeria’s domestic shipping sector still in the doldrums, can the report make a difference?
MS Koningsdam is a new cruise ship being constructed by Fincantieri at its Marghera shipyard, Italy, for Holland America Line. It will be the first Pinnacle-class vessel to join Holland America's cruise ship fleet.
During long voyages at sea, mariners face a multitude of unexpected challenges, and support is often harder to find offshore. Today, there is a variety of useful mobile apps seafarers can use to meet a range of needs – from mental health support and wellbeing, to knowing their rights and protecting the marine environment.
In its latest sustainability report, shipping giant Maersk hit out at the ongoing corruption in the maritime sector, criticising “an environment where facilitation payments and extortion are common occurrences”. What forms does corruption take at sea and how is the industry fighting it?
A new report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that the incidents of piracy are on the rise in the Gulf of Guinea, which accounts for 29 of the 66 incidents recorded during the first quarter of the year.
Genting Dream is the first ship built under Genting Hong Kong’s premium cruise line brand Dream Cruises, which was launched in November 2015 and became the first Asian brand to offer premium cruise services.
Increasing piracy, shipping accidents and political disputes have made Southeast Asia a dangerous place for seafarers. But what is the cause of these issues, and to what extent are countries in the region taking steps to solve them?
Despite a growing body of evidence proving the relationship between improved safety performance and positive financial results, many ship-owners continue to embrace old ways of thinking about safety and risk management.
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