Is Southeast Asia home to the most dangerous waters in the world?
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?
The Royal Alfred Society: a shelter for seafarers since 1865
For over 150 years, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has been providing retired seafarers and their dependants a safe haven in their later years. While the facilities have changed to incorporate modern standards and evolving requirements, the charity’s commitment is the same as the day it was founded: providing a place that seafarers can call home.
Market fresh: the challenge of local and responsibly sourcing on-board cruise ships
Recent years have seen a surge in consumer awareness of where and how food is sourced. This trend has also impacted the cruise industry, with more and more operators making efforts to source food locally and responsibly. But what challenges does local and ethical food sourcing present for the cruise sector?
Future Cruise: Issue 3
In this issue: Carnival's LNG-powered fleet, Brisbane's mega cruise ship terminal, a look inside MSC Seaside, the challenges of sourcing food locally and ethically, and more
Ship Technology Global: Issue 52
In this issue: The challenges of implementing the Ballast Water Management Convention, using satellites to monitor the oceans, the advantages of slowing down vessels, how landlocked countries have developed maritime economies, and more.