E-learning titans acquired by investment firm

Two of the industry’s most prominent e-learning providers Videotel and Seagull have been taken under the umbrella of a global investment firm to work together as a combined group.   Oakley Capital partnered with the management teams of […]

Seafarers speak out on enclosed space deaths

Seafarers and dock workers are still dying while working in enclosed spaces in part because shipping industry investigations encourage a “blame culture”, said a new survey from ship management trade association InterManager. Almost 5,000 seafarers […]

Poor maintenance behind barge explosion

An investigation into the cause of a fire and multiple explosions onboard an articulated tug and barge (ATB) that claimed the lives of two crew members in 2017 has named a lack of effective maintenance […]

The Houston Ship Channel re-opens

The Houston Ship Channel re-opened after a ship collision occurred involving a tanker and a tug, pushing two barges. The channel allowed limited circulation on Sunday 12 May, one-way ship and two way barge traffic, […]