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Looking to a holistic view of safety

On 6 January 2018, the vessels Sanchi and CF Crystal were involved in a widely publicised collision resulting in the loss of 32 lives. We don’t know yet what led to this tragic event but we […]

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Learning before incidents

Switching from reactive learning to proactive group thinking creates a stronger safety culture Learning from incidents is extremely important and over the years the industry has developed several strong methods to ensure that ‘hindsight learning’ […]

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A culture of safety

While shipping has become safer, the industry must put a strong focus on safety culture and invest in training Being exposed to the day-to-day reality of the safety of life at sea throughout my career […]

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