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Navigating obstacles

Richard Cooper, Jim Cashman and Paul Miller, of HFW, consider the challenges facilitating remote evidence in admiralty proceedings

Crew change conundrum to continue

Crew changes became challenging this year as the Covid-19 pandemic brought shipping to its knees. Crew management specialist Henrik Jensen, of Danica, looks back on an unprecedented year and considers how the crewing sector will recover

Safety report unveils connivance on dangerous practices

Shipping has prioritised profit over protection for seafarers, a World Maritime University report has found. In a damning indictment of the industry, the report hears of chronic mistrust between shore and ships, reports Richard Clayton of Lloyd’s List

How to change behaviour

Akshat Arora, at The Standard Club, looks at why the shipping sector continues to struggle with deaths and injuries in enclosed spaces

IMO 2020 – the disruptor that never was

Shipping began 2020 focused on environmental issues, in particular the IMO’s sulphur restrictions which came into force in January. Beth Bradley, of Hill Dickinson, examines what effect this legislation has had in this rather interesting year

Living with lockdown at sea

Now Sophia Bullard, of the UK P&I Club, discusses the challenges to crew health posed by Covid-19 and has some practical suggestions

Proving proper planned maintenance

The key to preventing equipment failure claims is found in a vessel’s planned maintenance system, write Alexianna Kalafati and John Southam, of the North P&I Club

Digital revolution steams ahead

Nabil Ben Soussia, of IEC Telecom Group, outlines the rapid expansion of digitalisation during 2020 and predicts it will grow in 2021

Parking up safely

No more lives on the mooring lines with automated mooring for the fleet of the future, suggests Nicklas Vedin, of Cavotec MoorMaster