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Viewpoint: Fuel fiasco

It may take the shock of fines, detentions and port state control inspections to ensure that poor quality marine fuels no longer damage precious engines

Bunkers Casualty

Viewpoint: Mind in neutral

If watchkeepers must be present, they are better engaged with the task of navigating and not relegated to overseeing equipment 

International Casualty

Viewpoint: A shot in the foot

There will be plenty of voices calling for the orders to be placed domestically, citing the capabilities of shipbuilders which together built the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and a sistership at Rosyth

Europe United Kingdom

Viewpoint: Recycling war of words

What the EU seems to ignore is the work that is being done in the principal recycling yards to comply with the requirements of the Hong Kong Convention

Europe EU

Viewpoint: Death by ferry

The lives that will hopefully be saved in the future will be saved by practical ferry people, not bankers of bureaucrats

International Viewpoint

Viewpoint: Alarming incidents

There is a compelling need for navigators not to become too wedded to their electronic pilots but to maintain old skills in pilotage

International Ship operations
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