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Career Paths: Frank Coles, Transas

What are a few unique pieces of career advice that nobody ever mentions?  What are actually beneficial to a career? Who is the most influential mentor to you? These and more we ask people of a noteworthy career to share their views and tips for an ideal path into maritime business.

Career Paths: Dorothea Ioannou, American Club

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce “Career Paths” column, which is both featured in monthly SAFETY4SEA Log magazine and online, hosting industry experts who present briefly an overview of their personal path towards their goals and objectives.

WISTA forms Diversity Committee to support more women in shipping

WISTA announced the formation of its Diversity Committee, a member-driven project to focus on providing practical solutions to increase opportunities for gender diversity in the maritime industry. The committee works as part of WISTA International’s 2018 theme: The Women Who Move the World.

The role of women in shipping continues to grow

Gone is the myth that ‘women are bad luck at sea’. Living in the twenty-first century, we clearly understand that it is just a superstition. Several organizations have set the ground in the last decade for creating a greater awareness towards acceptance of women in the industry.

Drivers for ocean sustainable development

WOC and ETG announced release of a white paper, highlighting the need and opportunity to develop Ocean/Maritime Clusters as a key part of achieving ocean sustainable development, implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and advancing the “Blue Economy” and “Blue Growth”, specially in developing countries.

ESL Shipping issues sustainability report for 2017

“During last few years we have devoted a lot of time and resources to improve our human and technology standards, but we acknowledge we still are far away from being perfect and a lot of work remains. This report shows our commitment to responsibility and openness,” says Mikki Koskinen, Managing Director of ESL Shipping.

Maersk will not use scrubbers for 2020 sulphur cap compliance

Danish containership giant Maersk said that it will not pursue scrubbers as an option for compliance with the 2020 sulphur cap, but it will replace the cheaper bunker oil with fuels with a lower sulphur content. The company noted the regulation carries enforcement challenges and rising fuel costs that will create an uneven playing field. 

Sustainability key to shipbuilding industry

Wärtsila’s Juha Kytölä looked at how shipbuilding companies manage to combine financial performance with environmental and social performance, proving that sustainability is a key driver of business decisions. In his research, Dr. Juha compared the sustainability strategies of nine shipyards, five in South Korea and four in China.

IMO, EBRD join forces on sustainable shipping

IMO has signed a new partnership agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, aiming to promote sustainable shipping through a range of safety and environment-focused capacity-building activities in the maritime and port sectors in selected countries. 

Alerts Casualties Loss Prevention Maritime Health Regulation Safety Seafarers Security
guidelines for direct load analysis and strength assessment
Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment of hull structure
american salvage association
ASA President: US salvors ‘never failed to respond to an incident’
ferry collides with buoy
Ferry with 600 passengers collides with buoy off Japan
Arctic Ballast Emissions Fuels Green Shipping Pollution Ship Recycling Technology
first vlcc with scrubbers
First VLCC with scrubbers built
polar expedition cruise ship
China to get its first polar expedition cruise ship
new shipping routes in bering sea
New shipping routes in the Bering Sea and Bering Strait
Connectivity Cyber Security E-navigation Energy Efficiency Maritime Software Smart
russian cyber threats
7 steps an organization’s cyber security becomes at-risk
blockchain in shipping
Shipping cryptocurrency sees first transaction
blockchain in logistics
Blockchain to revolutionize ocean shipping
CIC Detentions PSC Focus Vetting
safety of navigation cic
Tokyo MoU presents preliminary results of Safety of Navigation CIC
requirements for vessels
Requirements for vessels calling in Australia, China, Europe & USA
ship refuge
Indian MoU issues preliminary results of Safety of Navigation CIC
CSR Shipping Sustainability
MedCruise: Bigger ships an important factor in cruise calls decline
panama canal
Panama Canal sings soybean and corn deal
Career Paths: Frank Coles, Transas
Finance Fishery Infographic Maritime Knowledge Offshore Ports Shipbuilding Short Sea Yachting
convention limitation of liability for maritime claims
A look into the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
wartsila acquires transas
Wärtsilä acquires Transas
maersk product tankers
EU clears Maersk Product Tankers acquisition