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Small changes in practices on board could make a big difference to seafarer welfare, such as better nutrition, activities and training, says director of maritime research at Yale University
High-ranking officials have spelt out how women could plug gaps in the industry’s future, from engineers to data analysts, during the Maritime SheEO day-long virtual conference organised from India
The International Maritime Organization, knocked from the top spot this year, faces fundamental questions over its fitness to grapple with problems as thorny as decarbonisation
Marine is at the bottom of the digitalisation curve, warns Wärtsilä Voyage president Sean Fernback
The Ever Given grounding kicked off a year of unprecedented global attention on the shipping industry; the ICS has used that attention to lobby for seafarers and supply chains, as well as backing a carbon levy and a net-zero-by-2050 target
The former master mariner and port operations chief has climbed to the hot seat in shipmanagement; he is passionate about seafarers and deeply frustrated by the crew change crisis
The ITF has grown in prominence for its advocacy for crew changes during the pandemic; Stephen Cotton has also been a voice for seafarers in decarbonisation talks, drawing awareness of the safety risks of future fuels
The pandemic-induced crew change crisis and rocketing container shipping rates have put Li Tianbi in a hot spot
A background at senior levels at sea and on shore has driven Manish Singh's determination to bring advanced technologies to what has traditionally been a manual process; Covid-19 has provided booster rockets
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UN Conference on Trade and Development says it is concerned about container lines expanding into ports, freight forwarding and intermodal transport, saying the oligopolistic nature of the box shipping industry was ‘not a good sign’
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