Safety & Regulation

Bjornsson: Improving safety on board ships by analysing big data is as important as using it for fuel savings and emission reductions

Big data has a key part to play in improving ship safety thanks to better, smarter analytic tools entering the market, said industry experts speaking at Nor Shipping 2017.


Stellar Daisy

Polaris Shipping, the South Korean operator of the missing vessel Stellar Daisy, has reached and paid a compensation agreement with families of missing crew members.


Stellar Daisy

The Busan Coast Guard raids Polaris Shipping’s offices in its probe over the sunken Stellar Daisy.


Linda Fagan, the Coast Guard’s Deputy Commandant for Operations, Policy, and Capabilities

President Trump's directive to eliminate burdensome federal regulations is a significant undertaking for the US Coast Guard, which is struggling to balance government efficiency with maritime safety. 


Drones could be used by piracy gangs to attack global shipping.

Global shipping could be targeted by piracy gangs using drones and cyber attacks, a leading insurance broker has warned.


Marcus Baker, chairman of Marsh’s Global Marine Practice

Broker Marsh wants ship and cargo owners to be more aware of emerging threats.


Hoisted Sewol

Partial remains of two more victims have been identified following the Sewol ferry disaster in 2014, which left 304 people dead or missing.


Kræn Vodder Nielsen boarding a ship

MAN Diesel & Turbo's Exhaust Gas Recirculation unit emits dense black smoke while accelerating. So the Danish engine manufacturer teamed up with academic institutions to find a solution.


The aftermath of the accident at the port of Genoa.

Roberto Paoloni was sentenced to 10 years and four months in prison by a court in Genoa, while two other officers and a pilot were given shorter prison sentences.


Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard.

South Korea's Ministry of Employment and Labor has imposed a stop-work order on Samsung HI following a fire at the shipbuilder’s Geoje yard on Wednesday.