Sulphur fuel oil tests disrupted by COVID-19

Shipping’s ability to test samples of very low sulphur fuel oils (VLSFO) is being hampered by international restrictions on movement due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, raising concerns about ensuring fuel quality and […]

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A shift in perspective

All too often people, especially crew, are identified as the weak link in cyber security. Let’s show that people are a company’s biggest strength More than half of respondents to the Safety at Sea and […]

Shared concerns survey – crew health

Each month Safety at Sea magazine runs a survey, asking crews for their opinions on topics impacting their safety. This survey, from the November 2019 issue, looks at whether crew feel companies are delivering the […]

Police intervenes on quarantined Mein Schiff 3

All 2,900 Mein Schiff 3 crew are to remain quarantined onboard the ship anchored in Cuxhaven, Germany. Initially, ship owner TUI Cruises wanted to transfer crew, which have tested negative for the virus, to sister […]