While he awaits approval for the new venture, Finn Amund Norbye reveals why shipmanagement is in a strong place, why even medium-sized owners will struggle and why Thome is the right partner
Ship operators are struggling to attract quality seafarers, who now ask about health and wellbeing support
Ending of China's zero-Covid policy creates logistical nightmare, according to InterManager
Analysis identifies eight trends that show a shifting safety environment. Leadership behaviours and the duty of oversight are paramount
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Shipmanagement combination comes after a spate of mergers and acquisitions involving nearly all the major players
Key aims of the advisory board include contributing to the provision of appropriate training to the country’s seafarers in compliance with the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping Convention
The industry recognises the need to attract new skills from outside but still employs old ways to recruit them. Once on board, next generation expectations mustn’t be managed as in the past
Vessel was not loaded at the time of the explosion
The embassies of some destination countries have little experience in dealing with some of the non-traditional seafaring nationalities who are being engaged to work in places they are new to
Service uses low-orbit satellites, allowing higher speed and capacity at a lower cost than conventional communications
UN Economic and Social Council status elevates the standing of Human Rights at Sea as an NGO dedicated to helping victims of abuse and advocating for more effective laws and policies to protect people at sea
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