Delivering Christmas

Most of our toys, gifts, and Christmas dinner ingredients will be delivered by seafarers this year, but much like Santa’s elves, most will miss out on the festivities due to the tough demands of the […]

Investing in talent

There is a financial imperative for shipping companies to retain qualified, hard-working crew. To do so, they must invest in training and take advantage of innovations occurring in the training sector Recent discussions surrounding crew […]

Alcohol testing app for K Line crew

Japanese shipping group Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) is putting its seafarers through a breathalyser test of sorts. Alcohol detector apps, developed by Pai-R, are being linked to smartphones on “K” Line’s ships. These can […]