IMO heads off cyber crime at sea

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is readying for the advent of automation in the shipping industry, with a major scoping exercise to safeguard against future disasters, including oil spills and collisions. Speaking at the regional […]

Gender equality taken seriously by IMO

The IMO’s decision to dedicate 25 June, this year’s International Day of the Seafarer, to gender equality is indicative of a gradual cultural shift in the sector towards being more visibly inclusive. Given that shipping […]

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 […]

IMO begins new anti-corruption drive

The IMO has moved to address corruption in the maritime industry via a work programme for its Facilitation Committee (FAL) agreed at the body’s 43rd meeting. The measure comes in response to a request co-signed […]