Articles & Video
Jan de Boer: mitigating the risk of containership fires
We caught up with Jan de Boer, senior legal officer at IMO, to discuss disruption, risk and silver bullet solutions to containership fires.
Chris Menkiti: liquefaction, changes and future trends to decrease risk
We caught up with Chris Menkiti after his presentation at Shipping Transformation Asia, to find out more about the complexities of liquefaction and future trends which may reduce the risk to vessels and their crew.
Salvors facing greater safety concerns
The afternoon of the International Salvage Union Associate Members' Day event in London last month was not for the faint hearted, as attendees learned something of the practical problems following fires on very large container ships.
The digital twin: Plotting the course to automation
The digital twin, fueled by an integrated data loop, will be key to the advancement of autonomy in shipping.
Ballast water management: strategy, systems and regulations
Ecochlor CEO Steve Candito gives an overview of ballast water management compliance challenges and discusses a unique program put in place to assist the shipowner meet BWM regulatory compliance.
Maersk amends dangerous cargo stowage rule in wake of Honam
Carrier moves to prohibit the stowage of dangerous cargo near the ships’ accommodation block and engine room following extensive safety review in the wake of the Maersk Honam disaster.
Mystery of the cargo ships that sink when their cargo suddenly liquefies
Susan Gourvenec, Professor of Offshore Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Southampton, takes a look at the issues of cargo liquefaction and recommends some solutions.
Salvage Tech: Motion Monitoring and Forecasting
Salvage operations are always plagued by uncertainties. Never knowing for sure how the weather might change, how a stricken vessel is going to move, or what level of risk is posed by a particular course of action hinders salvors’ capabilities to react decisively to casualty situations. It is unlikely that these uncertainties can ever be entirely overcome. But having the ability to monitor with precision the movements of a vessel, and even make predictions about how its movements are likely to change over time, gives salvors a much-needed informational edge.
Salvage Tech: Remote Oil Removal
Suppose that the wreck of a container ship lies at the bottom of an ocean, let’s say the Atlantic. The wreck is on its side, at a depth of 2500m below the water’s surface. The pressure at this depth is a crushing 3659 pounds per square inch – many times higher than the human frame can withstand, even if protected by an atmospheric diving suit.
How Will the Marine Insurance Industry Respond to New Sources of Risk?
We asked three leading Marine Insurance experts one simple question: how will the marine insurance industry respond to new sources of risk? This is what they had to say.
Pushing the Envelope: The Safety Issue #1
The first content collaboration between KNect365 Maritime and Lloyd’s List is free to download here.
Informa Plc to continue the management of CMA Shipping Trade Show
The 20 -year deal with the owners of Lloyds List, Lloyds Maritime Academy and Knect365 Maritime ensures a world leading maritime intelligence partner is in place to support the continuity and growing success of the show for decades to come.
What do you think about the current consolidation happening in the industry?
VIDEO: Here’s what experts think about the consolidation in the salvage industry.
Here's what four top experts believe are the main concerns for the salvage industry
Watch 4 salvage industry leaders debating the challenges salvors and wreck removal operations face today.
Improving the current salvage and wreck removal processes
Watch salvage and wreck removal experts discuss how the industry could improve its current processes.
Top 3 Takeaways from Salvage & Wreck Asia 2017
How does the salvage and wreck removal industry cope with the changes in the market, the rise of alternative contracts and new technology? This overview of Salvage & Wreck Asia will answer your questions.