Commentary

It may seem callous to contemplate, but owners do sometimes profit in the wake of accidents, wars and geopolitical unrest that take a major human toll.
Safety at Sea considers the importance of the Maritime Labour Convention, the benefits of multinational crews, and asks whether shipping is ready to tackle the taboo issue of mental health.
There is rising talk about disruption as well as novel and unexpected entrants to maritime but start-ups are not new to shipping and we are all waiting to see what they accomplish.
Ship managers have stepped into the shoes of the old shipowners and are becoming the employer of choice for many seafarers.
Diversity is on the Nor-Shipping menu but those with an appetite to succeed in shipping shouldn’t see gender as a hurdle.
Shipping must avoid falling into the trap of thinking Daisy or any of the casualties listed by Intercargo in its 2016 report into bulker accidents and incidents is just another number in a table.
The hard facts of AP Møller-Mærsk’s interim financial report are a mixed bag.
Traditional strategic theories are a terrible fit for shipping, which probably explains why thought leaders are pushing for change in the model.
Leading industry associations united over worries about adequate distillate stocks. 
Does the Great British public truly understand the importance of shipping?
Greater value should be placed on connectedness rather than size when assessing strength within a maritime community. 
'Smart' doesn’t mean fashionably-dressed, or quick-witted, or fast-paced. Even less does it represent an acronym for a set of management goals.
Some cycle-ogic insight from DNV GL may be handy if you are still struggling to come to terms with the last decade
Looking out for 'false' vessel registrations.