Burning feeder injures 211 at Thai port

As many as 211 have been injured around the Thailand port of Laem Chabang, after 1,585 teu KMTC HONGKONG caught on fire and exploded while it sat at quayside. The fire was first identified in the […]

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 […]

A wake up call on mental health

During a ‘Wellness at Sea’ conference in March last year, held by the British Sailor’s Society, I was struck by the powerful presentations on the significance of the impact of mental health matters on shipboard […]