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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
Has the shipping industry taken its eye off the ball when it comes to safety? Most of us consider the industry pretty safe
– unless we read headlines about sinkings, groundings, and fires. All these incidents happen from time to time but there’s
a level we can accept.
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