Liberian Registry will certify SQLearn’s e-learning maritime library and STCW e-courses

The Liberian Registry has signed an agreement with SQLearn to approve SQLearn’s library of e-learning courses and STCW e-courses for the maritime industry. Amid the ongoing global pandemic, and lack of access to traditional education resources for many seafarers, SQLearn and the Liberian Registry are working together to bring innovative solutions and customized experiences to […]

COVID-19 crew change crisis still a challenge – IMO Secretary-General

The crew change crisis caused by COVID-19 restrictions continues to cause challenges, despite some improvement in the numbers, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization has warned. In a statement, Secretary-General Kitack Lim said that based on industry analysis, the numbers of seafarers requiring repatriation after finishing their contracts had declined – from a high […]

A new wave of challenges facing the global shipping industry

By Nikos Gazelidis, Global Head Marine, ATPI There’s no denying that the global Covid-19 pandemic has presented a new set of challenges, never seen before within the shipping industry. We’ve seen countries close their borders with little to no warning, significantly reduced air capacity and heightened costs, as well as a crew change crisis that […]

Container stack collapse can result in PTSD for seafarers, warns CSSS

Container Shipping Supporting Seafarers (CSSS) has voiced concern over the physical and psychological impact of a container stack collapse on the seafarer. CSSS, a volunteer group established in 2017 by Philip Eastell, believes that stack failure can result not only in physical injury or fatality but also cause post-traumatic stress disorders and similar conditions. “To […]

Blue MBA Virtual Information Meeting

The Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics (known informally as the Blue MBA) at Copenhagen Business School will be explaining all about its course which is tailor-made for shipping professionals at a virtual information meeting on 8th April 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (Copenhagen time) The unrivalled Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics is […]