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Transhipper design flaws compromise safety

Transhippers are the world’s only vessels that operate around the clock, owners need to ensure safety and maintenance are built into the design specifications of each ship.

Safety at sea during monsoon season

With the onset of the Northeast Monsoon season, which may prevail up to March 2019, occurrences of moderate to heavy thunder storms, strong winds and choppy seas can increase the risks at sea.

Reduction in bulk carrier casualties

Between 2008 and 2017, there have been 53 losses of bulk carrier of 10,000 tonne deadweight and above with casualties of 202 seafarers.

Safely working in enclosed spaces

The shipping industry has produced a wealth of rules and procedures for working in enclosed spaces aboard vessels. Yet seafarers are still dying.

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