The Cyber Risk Landscape
While speaking at the SAFETY4SEA Cyber Masterclass, Mr. Max J. Bobys, Vice President, HudsonCyber, presented the rapidly evolving cyber risk landscape, specifically in the maritime industry. Mr. Bobys discussed the IMO's current cyber risk management framework, and he referred to common questions into challenges shipping companies face, along with forthcoming trends.
Emergency Procedures: Actions to be taken in case of ship grounding
Ship grounding accidents are mostly caused by human errors, sometimes by inadequate information related to the port or because of unknown coral reefs and rocks. Maneuvering inattention and improper navigational operations should be listed as the most usual root causes of major ship grounding accidents as well.
Gender inequality in ONG: Mind the gap
In 2017, a report conducted by the World Petroleum Council and The Boston Consulting Group revealed that Oil and Gas (ONG) has one of the lowest shares of women among major industries. Here we are today, one year later, and there is still much to do. It’s not just about the industry’s attitude though, it’s also about breaking down society’s stereotypes
Ports set their priorities towards sustainable management
Ports are playing a pivotal role in the maritime sector; policies regarding sustainability are important to consider that ports are different in terms of location, size and governance (privatized, public, small ports, tourism-oriented, hubs). However, they share common environmental priorities.
Shipping’s critical role in meeting many of the UN SDGs
Shipping is the most environmentally sound mode of transport, having the lowest carbon footprint per unit of cargo transported. Therefore, we are talking about an essential component of sustainable economic growth. But how does shipping industry contribute to achieving UN SDGs?
Sustainable shipping: Best practices
Sustainable shipping should be part of organizations’ corporate strategy; it recommends beneficial actions for various stakeholders that the organization relates with by achieving simultaneously financial, social and environmental benefits. Overall, these actions aim at the improvement of the competitiveness of the organization.
SNew technologies transform current business practices
Interview with Athena Kanellatou, Regional Director of Mediterranean of MacGregor Greece at Posidonia 2018.
Lessons learned from fishing vessel flooding
On the occasion of the investigation on the flooding and sinking of the fishing vessel 'Ocean Way' in March 2017, the UK MAIB issued a safety message to the fishing industry about developing and practising potential coping strategies in an emergency such as major flooding.
Lessons learned from unsafe pilot embarkation
Watch the latest CHIRP video focusing on the unsafe practices that pilot embarkation access & design and gangway access could include. This is the 6th in a row of a video series launched jointly by CHIRP & Standard with the aim to make life at sea safer.