Safety & Regulation

Lloyd's Inga Beale

Reputational fallout from a cyber breach is what kills modern businesses, warns Lloyd's Inga Beale

Questions are being asked about the use of organotins in anti-fouling paints

After damaged coatings on vessels have been revealed, questions are being asked about the use of organotins in anti-fouling paints and the IMO’s role in monitoring the situation.

C.P. 41

Pirates stole 1.5 million litres of gas oil after boarding Thai-flagged CP 41 in the first case of hijacking for oil cargo theft this year. 

Stellar Daisy

Chinese maritime authorities will conduct an inspection for bulk carriers that are over 15 years of age in wake of the recent sinking of Stellar Daisy and structural deficiencies from converted oil tankers.

Paul Thomas, the US Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy.

The maritime sector may find it more difficult to keep cyber guidelines voluntary after the attack against Maersk.

Maersk has confirmed that its systems have been hit by a cyber-attack.

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Accident on Dieppe

International event calls for IMO Guidelines to be enshrined in law to protect seafarers' rights during investigations of maritime accidents.

Research by a third officer has shed light on how second-hand smoke can negatively affect crew’s health and ability to perform routine tasks.

ship crew on bridge

Leading ship managers suggest it is time to train for technological advances and rethink the remit of the superintendent.

Senator Bob Corker

US interests involved with Russian shipping could risk sanctions violations if a bipartisan proposal makes it to President Trump's desk.