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ITF claims shipping lines are ignoring lashing rules

Container ship operators, particularly in Europe and Canada, are allegedly flouting regulations and reneging on collective bargaining agreements (CBA) that are aimed at protecting...

Lashing rules upgrade imperative for container industry

In September 2009 the Dutch ship model testing basin, Marin, published a comprehensive report called [email protected], detailing the issues with container lashing as a...

Shipowners and class take regulatory lead on fighting fires

Last year was one of the toughest in container shipping’s history for cargo fires in terms of the number of incidents with insurers warning...

Transparency is key to safer seas

Passengers boarding flights at almost any airport in the world today will be faced with significant security measures, including x-rays of luggage, scrutiny of...
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Taking the personal view for crew working on container shipping

Philip Eastell – Founder of Container Shipping Supporting Seafarers – describes the personal side of container operations at a time when crew, affected by...

High speed and compromised manoeuvring caused Milano Bridge accident

The container ship Milano Bridge had failed to slow down as it attempted to berth in Busan New Port on 6 April 2020, causing...

Updated: Maersk continues to cancel sailings across the globe

Due to market demand reductions globally caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Maersk is continuing to moderate its schedule. The Danish liner company line will,...

MSC container vessel loses more than 20 boxes in Algoa Bay

MSC has confirmed the loss of more than 20 containers overboard from its 9,400TEU container vessel MSC Palak near the port of Nqgura (Coega)...

MSC Zoe report says vessel hit the bottom in storm

A 19,200TEU ship which lost 342 containers in a North Sea storm hit the seabed as the vessel was tossed up and down in...