LPG tanker fire in Black Sea finally burns out

An explosion that spread raging fire between two LPG tankers undertaking ship-to-ship fuel transfer of liquefied natural gas whilst anchored off the Crimean Peninsula near the Kerch Strait has finally burned out.   Fire engulfed the Tanzania-flagged tankers Candy and Maestro on January 21. […]

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Joining the data dots: cruise ship MOBs

The revelation that 284 people have fallen off cruise ships and 41 from larger ferries since 2000 has prompted a conversation on the industry’s safety practices.  From an average of 1.5 people that fall overboard […]