In shipping, people come before data

When he heard the news about the sinking of the ore carrier Stellar Daisy, my lunch guest tells me, he felt his heart ache. There was a sadness that went back more than 30 years […]

A new proposal for ballast water

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediment was adopted by the International Maritime Organisation in London, the day before Valentine’s Day in 2004. It has been so unloved […]