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Artist’s impression of an eco-ship. Credit: NYK Line

NYK introduces eco-design for PCTC

Nippon Yusen Kaisha has teamed with Finnish engineering consultancy Elomatic to design a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) that claims to be emission-free. Labelled NYK Super Eco Ship 2050, the project is part of […]

Fires happen: it’s time to act

At sea, fire poses one the of biggest threats to ships. According to Lloyd’s List, almost 10% of total losses at sea in the past 10 years have been caused by fire. Unlike shore-based workers, […]

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A wake up call on mental health

During a ‘Wellness at Sea’ conference in March last year, held by the British Sailor’s Society, I was struck by the powerful presentations on the significance of the impact of mental health matters on shipboard […]


Assessing automation’s impact

Transportation is the backbone of our globalised economy and it has been undergoing significant transformation because of the 4th Industrial Revolution – a period characterised by the integration of artificial intelligence and higher degrees of […]



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