Equality is one of the fundamental values on which the European Union is built. Gender-based violence, including sexual harassment, is one of the most extreme manifestations of inequality and discrimination. A recently-published booklet indicated sexual harassment among the top five reasons why women avoid to follow seafaring careers.
To address the impact of Black Carbon emissions from shipping on the Arctic, IMO has been developing a definition for black carbon, to find the best methodology for measuring black carbon, and identifying abatement options. The following infographic outlines some of the most effective abatement options and presents their advantages and and disadvantages, based on the most recent scientific literature.
ISO 45001 emphasizes the need for worker participation in the functioning of an OH&S management system, as well as requiring that an organization ensures that its workers are competent to do their assigned tasks safely.
Leadership is difficult to teach but it is the centerfold aspect in team dynamics while leaders need to develop themselves in order to successfully inspire and motivate team members towards improving overall team performance in all levels.
A broad range of industries has been showing increased interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – or mostly known, drones- in last years, mainly due to the relaxation of stringent regulations around their use. The total addressable market for drone powered business operations is valued at over $127 bn, according to PwC estimates.
Change Management includes all actions with the aim to change the behaviors of people and organizations. One essential element of change management is to install the necessary elements to sustain the change. However, the most difficult part is to make the first step, thus to recognize the need for a change.
- Loss Prevention
Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment of hull structure19/03/2018
ASA President: US salvors 'never failed to respond to an incident'19/03/2018
A look into the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims19/03/2018
- Cyber Security
7 steps an organization’s cyber security becomes at-risk19/03/2018
First VLCC with scrubbers built19/03/2018
Shipping cryptocurrency sees first transaction19/03/2018
Wärtsilä acquires Transas19/03/2018
MedCruise: Bigger ships an important factor in cruise calls decline19/03/2018
China to get its first polar expedition cruise ship19/03/2018
EU clears Maersk Product Tankers acquisition19/03/2018