A fresh look at enclosed spaces

Despite the known risks, confined space deaths continue. Fixes must go beyond crew error to avoid future incidents At 1630 h local time on 6 September 2019, a crew member was descending a ladder into the hold on […]

Long read: The maritime world’s COVID-19 response

Maritime stakeholders have reacted with varying intensities as the rate of infections and deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak surpasses that of SARS. SARS and COVID-19 were caused by coronaviruses that originated from wild animals […]

Filling in the Arctic MOSAiC

The largest polar expedition in history is under way, and its research into global warming, ice floes, and how to survive for extended time in remote regions will be a useful by-product for shipping In […]