Confronting the sexual abuse narrative pervading an indifferent shipping industry

Confronting the sexual abuse narrative pervading an indifferent shipping industry

London. UK. The Lloyds List article ‘Maersk suspends crew after rape allegation involving cadet’ has rightly challenged the current narrative and stigmas around reporting sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and intimidation of young seafarers set against a background of apparent industry indifference reflecting a collective malaise on the topic.

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https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/17/confronting-the-sexual-abuse-narrative-pervading-an-indifferent-shipping-industry/

Get to know the human factors – a new campaign by VENLYS

Get to know the human factors – a new campaign by VENLYS

Editorial
by Katerina Skourtanioti
Managing Director

VENLYS is following all developments of the maritime industry and the role of the human element and as result, we are launching a communication campaign titled GET TO KNOW THE HUMAN FACTORS. A series of targeted articles on skills, new services and techniques will be disseminated to our clients and the maritime community to discuss and promote the role and capabilities of the human...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/get-to-know-the-human-factors-a-new-campaign-by-venlys/

Wärtsilä next generation navigation simulator to power the Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety in Singapore

Wärtsilä next generation navigation simulator to power the Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety in Singapore

Wärtsilä Voyage together with Singapore’s Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS) will deliver the Next Generation Navigational Simulator for an ambitious research programme © Wärtsilä Voyage

Wärtsilä Corporation, 14 October 2021 at 2 PM EEST

Wärtsilä Voyage will deliver the next generation navigational simulator for Singapore’s Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS) to...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/14/wartsila-next-generation-navigation-simulator-to-power-the-centre-of-excellence-in-maritime-safety-in-singapore/

“K “Line Conduct Emergency Response Exercise

“K “Line Conduct Emergency Response Exercise

Emergency Response Exercise Headquarter  

On October 7th, 2021, “the Emergency Response Exercise” was carried out as a part of training of optimum emergency response prepared for any major maritime accidents. The scenario of the exercise developed when an Ore Carrier chartered by “K” Line collided with a Coastal Cargo Carrier when she was transiting in Tokyo Bay. We confirmed a series of emergency response process by setting crisis-management...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/12/k-line-conduct-emergency-response-exercise/

Sedgwick appoints James Norman international business development director

Sedgwick appoints James Norman international business development director

James Norman

LONDON, 11 October 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of James Norman as business development director for its international operations.

In his new role, Norman will be responsible for identifying and securing new business opportunities, as well as strengthening Sedgwick’s relationships with existing and...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/11/sedgwick-appoints-james-norman-international-business-development-director/

New chapter for safe disposal of marine flares from the pleasure boat sector

New chapter for safe disposal of marine flares from the pleasure boat sector

Claire Hughes

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is to work with industry to develop local self-regulated schemes for the safe disposal of redundant pyrotechnics (flares) from the pleasure vessel sector. 

It follows a consultation (which concluded on 15 March) with the industry, industry regulators and boat-owners to seek ways considered acceptable to all for the effective means of disposing of flares. 

The MCA supported a...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/11/new-chapter-for-safe-disposal-of-marine-flares-from-the-pleasure-boat-sector/

Cryptocurrencies: criminalise or legalise and regulate?

Cryptocurrencies: criminalise or legalise and regulate?

Friday 8 October 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.40.5

Commentary: Policing the virtual frontier

By Philip Middleton in London

The cryptocurrency debate is starting to sound like the longstanding war on drugs. Each of the main options – ban, decriminalise or legalise, regulate and leave to the market – has its steadfast and vociferous supporters. The clamour grows ever louder and, as with drugs, is seemingly no nearer a consensus, still less a solution. On...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/08/cryptocurrencies-criminalise-or-legalise-and-regulate/

American Club member alert (October 6, 2021) re-Good Catch updates: Engine Room egress during a fire and english, new and traditional mandarin subtitle options for the introduction of animation

American Club member alert (October 6, 2021) re-Good Catch updates: Engine Room egress during a fire and english, new and traditional mandarin subtitle options for the introduction of animation

OCTOBER 6, 2021
GOOD CATCH UPDATES: ENGINE ROOM EGRESS DURING A FIRE AND ENGLISH, NEW AND TRADITIONAL MANDARIN SUBTITLE OPTIONS FOR THE INTRODUCTORY ANIMATION
Your Managers are pleased to present the latest instalments of Club’s Good Catch initiative:
Engine Room Egress During a Fire in En...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/06/american-club-member-alert-october-6-2021-re-good-catch-updates-engine-room-egress-during-a-fire-and-english-new-and-traditional-mandarin-subtitle-options-for-the-introduction-of-animation/

Podcast: Exploring EU – Fit for 55

Podcast: Exploring EU – Fit for 55

DNV’s Maritime Impact podcast is starting a second series focusing on regional regulations across the globe, starting with the EU.  

Join host Eirik Nyhus, Director Environment, Regulatory Affairs at DNV Maritime, as he explores how key EU regulations will impact the shipping industry. In particular, the episode assesses the European Trading System Directive and the FuelEU Maritime regulation and will explain how shipping owners can prepare.    

Listen now to...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/06/podcast-exploring-eu-fit-for-55/

US fiscal mess sets chaotic example for the rest of the world

US fiscal mess sets chaotic example for the rest of the world

Tuesday 5 October 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.40.2

Commentary: Congress must get its act together amid fiscal mayhem

By Mark Sobel in Washington

‘America is back,’ President Joe Biden’s administration has repeatedly told the world. This declaration that the US will be a multilateralist global leader is a vast improvement on the last few years. But for a country to lead and project power abroad, it must have good economic dynamism and it must have...

https://allaboutshipping.co.uk/2021/10/05/us-fiscal-mess-sets-chaotic-example-for-the-rest-of-the-world/

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