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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, […]

Product: UAV inspections take off

Scottish engineering firm Cyberhawk recently put its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) through its paces with the completion of its first full class inspection, across 19 tanks on board an oil tanker, for classification society American […]

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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 […]


Prioritise crew wellness

The year 2018 was a special year for Sailors’ Society, as we celebrated 200 years of supporting seafarers and their families. Needless to say, everyday working conditions and provision of welfare for those at sea […]



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Today has been a frantic day at work, but not so frantic that I couldn't stop for a moment to think of how much I'll miss Steve Matthews. #RIP Steve, I will miss your quiet humour.