Learning before incidents

Switching from reactive learning to proactive group thinking creates a stronger safety culture Learning from incidents is extremely important and over the years the industry has developed several strong methods to ensure that ‘hindsight learning’ […]

ICS secretary general Guy Platten. Credit: Mark Earthy

A culture of safety

While shipping has become safer, the industry must put a strong focus on safety culture and invest in training Being exposed to the day-to-day reality of the safety of life at sea throughout my career […]

Crew as collateral damage

The politically tense situation between Iran and the governments of the United Kingdom and United States has been steadily escalating over the past few months, with both sides lashing out at the other about perceived […]