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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
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
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