Twenty-four crew members of the Al Messilah, a livestock carrier under the Kuwaiti flag, tested positive last week for Covid-19 at Fremantle Port in Western Australia. They are among the few cases where maritime crews have tested positive. Despite assumptions that ships are an especially conducive environment to the spread ..
This beautifully presented book of first-rate photographs affected your reviewer in much the same way as its Submarine and Battleship Yamato and Musashi counterparts from the same source. I simply thought of the obscene and tragic waste of mostly young men and hard-earned treasure. The Yamato and Musashi are, of course, ..
Much of the salvage and towage industry is in shock at the moment, having learned that the ABR Company has entered administration and ceased trading. Thus we have lost International Tug, Salvage and OSV magazine and, more significantly, the biennial International Tug and Salvage (ITS) conventions. I imagine it was the ..
In any analysis of which oil and gas player was the most technically competent and cutting-edge, Shell would have to rank near the top, if not number one. Indeed, the company’s own history boasts that it is “one of the largest and most innovative energy companies in the world” (here). Shell has consistently and ..
In an update to a five-year project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Senseable City Lab, researchers have been developing the world’s first fleet of autonomous boats for the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and ..
It’s a great saying but there is a lot of it about at present. I thought of it first looking at pictures of the shrieking mobs of environmental protesters outside the International Maritime Organisation and the Japanese Embassy in London. In the case of the former location it was a bit futile as the environmental ..
Twenty-four crew members of the Al Messilah, a livestock carrier under the Kuwaiti flag, tested positive last week for Covid-19 at Fremantle Port in Western Australia. ..
This beautifully presented book of first-rate photographs affected your reviewer in much the same way as its Submarine and Battleship Yamato and Musashi counterparts from ..