Results of a recent fatigue prevention study for truck drivers have been revealed by Melbourne’s Monash University. The landmark study, conducted by the University’s Accident Research Centre in conjunction with Seeing Machines, Ron Finemore Transport and Volvo Trucks Australia, tested fatigue prevention and driver ..
While your reviewer has travelled over almost every bit of England’s east coast by road, the only part he knows well from seaward is the Thames Estuary. Thus he has always thought of the east coast as low, flat, muddy and intensely tidal. Reading this very refined Imray pilot has rather changed his mind. Its very ..
This vital part of the ship and workboat market seemingly reveals technical advances on a weekly basis. Lower fuel consumption, lower emissions, less maintenance, greater reliability, lighter weight, smaller size, less noise and more convenience, are among the features touted. Simultaneously, we are flooded with ..
The United States’ Office of Naval Intelligence, while founded with the best of intentions, became an enormous and sometimes unwieldy beast over the eight decades studied here. There is no doubt that the ONI achieved a great deal but it also become a stark example of both “bureau creep” and bureaucratic over-reach. As ..
Some twenty years ago it was suggested to the UK Government that marine surveying should be a recognised profession and that they should help fund apprenticeships. A meeting was held in London where all stakeholders attended. It was clear that the government representatives had no idea what a marine surveyor is. Their ..
The entire ferry world, and the world in general, has been tossed upside down. To say these are unprecedented times is an understatement. We went from not having much information about COVID-19 to it now casting a spell over all our lives, economies and health care systems to an extent that seemed unimaginable – except ..
This vital part of the ship and workboat market seemingly reveals technical advances on a weekly basis. Lower fuel consumption, lower emissions, less maintenance, greater ..
Five people were killed while 22 more have gone missing after a passenger vessel headed out to sea in apparent defiance of cyclone warnings issued by local authorities in ..
Teignbridge contributed to the propulsion system onboard the largest aluminium OPV built in the world. Designed and built by OCEA in France, the vessel was built for the ..