The 2019 SAFETY4SEA Athens Forum successfully concluded on Wednesday 2nd of October, in Eugenides Foundation, Athens, attracting 650 delegates from 260 organizations. Discussions varied among key safety challenges affecting the industry, as well as the hot issue of sustainable shipping.
The World Shipping Council published its 2017 survey, concerning the number of containers lost at sea per year. The updated survey reveals that the average number of containers lost each year has dropped since 2014 by 48 percent.
A new report conducted by Allianz has found that companies face rising liability losses around environmental, cyber, product defect and recall risks, although improvements in risk management and safety regulation are leading towards a gradual reduction in everyday incidents, such as slips and falls, accidents and workplace injuries in developed markets.
The Shipowners’ Club has announced that it has entered into a partnership with the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), an international charity that aims to improve conditions and the lifestyle of ships crews by providing a 24-7 advice line, health guidance and general support for seafarers.
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Whether as a port of call for a cargo voyage, a stopover for a cruise ship, or most likely a point of transit along the canal, the ports of Panama are essential to shipping and many of the Association’s members will call at them during the coming years.
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