Grey Power

Making it easier to be good

By MICHAEL GREY MBE

There would have been a few ripples right across the maritime world at the news a few weeks ago that Princess Cruises had been fined a record US$40 million by the US authorities, after pleading guilty to multiple charges of dumping oily waste. Carnival, its parent company,  moreover, was to be placed in a sort of special measures, with nearly eighty cruise ships right across their brand subject to additional supervision of environmental matters, for five years.

Spotlight on manpower

By MICHAEL GREY MBE

We like a good “shock” headline and the news that in 2025 there would be a shortage of 147,500 officers in the world fleet was guaranteed to attract the attention that headline writers crave.

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