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Collision in tightly packed Istanbul anchorage

Two general cargoships were damaged after colliding in one of Istanbul’s busy anchorages

Europe International

Tanker safety group opens new office in Singapore

‘The International Tanker Owners’ Pollution Federation has a long history of operating in the region and we are pleased to finally have a permanent base now open,’ says its managing director 

Singapore Fuels

One Hundred People 2022: Dishonourable mentions

From a blatant disregard for seafarer welfare to failures of technical and regulatory oversight — this list has it all. The ‘Dishonourable mentions’ will become a regular feature of our Top 100 list, so nominations and feedback are welcome...

Top 100 People Casualty

Top 10 class societies 2022

DNV nudges ahead in terms of gross tonnage and number of vessels, but NK is ahead in deadweight tonnes

Top 100 People Classification

53 Nick Brown, Lloyd's Register/IACS

Under Mr Brown's leadership, LR has been refocused from a general inspection and verification business to become a pure marine business focusing on the ocean economy

Top 100 People Classification

86 Hope Hicks, US Merchant Marine Academy graduate

Ms Hicks shed light on the systemic abuse female US Merchant Marine Academy cadets faced during the Sea Year programme, while bringing much needed attention to how women experience harassment at sea.

Top 100 People Law

Shipping on high alert amid warning of more drone attacks

Drones are increasingly being used to attack commercial vessels operating in the Red Sea and Middle East Gulf. There have been three such attacks since October

Middle East and Africa Casualty

Top 10 technology leaders 2022

Tech embraces new fuels, new digital capabilities, new engines and equipment and everything in-between. Larger businesses also have the challenge of recruiting and retaining new skills; this sector is evolving rapidly

Top 100 People Technology and Innovation

SK Shipping tanker contact lost in Gulf of Guinea

Ship left Sierra Leone’s Freetown anchorage in the past week. It is listed as heading for open sea, with no specific destination 

Middle East and Africa Côte d'Ivoire

Maersk Line settles second sexual misconduct lawsuit

Lawsuit said female named only as Midshipman Y was forced to sleep in her bathroom — the only room she could lock — clutching a knife in case she needed to act in self defence

United States Maersk Group

GPS jamming poses threat to navigation

Equipment banned in many countries is easily purchased on the internet for as little as $30

International Insurance

Top 10 flag states 2022

Liberia was the fastest-growing registry in 2022 and expects to overtake top spot holder Panama by the end of 2023, with a raft of newbuildings expected to be delivered

Top 100 People Regulation
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