Studies say that the 90% of all accidents at sea are caused by the human factor. There is hope that autonomy can bring a drop in the number of collisions and groundings, particularly when it comes to navigation-related ones. But, what’s the percentage of accidents prevented by humans?
Shipping industry is an integrated part of the global economy. But, which comes first? Profit, society or environment? How critical is to meet both the increasing environmental and social challenge with the right mindset and resources?
Although it is a new risk, cyber-crime is considered one of the top five risks in shipping. This is where we stand at the moment; we know only four paths to implementation in shipping. But do we know how successful are they or even which is the most effective?
In today’s corporate life, dependent on negotiation, compromise, and collaboration, the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) cannot be understated. We hear that many organizations now use EQ testing in order to hire new staff. But, what’s more important in determining life success? Our ability to learn and apply knowledge or emotional intelligence ?
Knowledge is freely available at a touch of a button, but is learnability about acquiring abundance of knowledge just by sitting in front of a computer screen all day? The answer is no!
We have all tried to adopt a resilient life routine once with no results. Though everyone has 24 hours in a day, some people seem to always get much more done. Thus, how do they do it?
Organizations – including maritime ones – receive a large amount of emails every day. In most cases this can lead to disorganization or inefficiency. These business email tips will help you understand the email writing format!
Being resilient means remaining a thriving enterprise despite the emerging challenges. Which are the capabilities, skills, and self-care practices that contribute in building professional resilience in maritime industry?
Think of smart phones, Google Applications, Amazon, smart aviation technologies or even smart cars! It is obvious that all the above and more will come also into shipping. Thus, what will be the future of the marine training look like?
Hitting the goal of zero injuries has been a buzzword as of late in the maritime industry. Although most of the efforts have proved beneficial, many others have been brought into question. What is really hiding behind Zero?
Japan Club's surveys find improper implementation of maintenance plan21/05/2019
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Union of Greek Shipowners applauds progress made at MEPC 7421/05/2019
Possible oil spill detected from one of the ships attacked off Fujairah21/05/2019
Chinese new ship orders for Jan-Apr hold the 47% on year21/05/2019
Large-scale bathymetry operation took place in North Atlantic Ocean21/05/2019
World’s first river vessel running on hydrogen fuel cells21/05/2019
International Convention on Arrest of Ships applies in Turkey21/05/2019
Japan and India to develop port of Colombo21/05/2019
Panama Canal closer to a carbon neutral future21/05/2019
WISTA MED 2019 to discuss shipping in the Mediterranean21/05/2019