Jonathan Moss takes a look at piracy and the role of armed security guards. Back in April the Dongfang Glory, a Malaysian-owned tanker, was attacked by pirates. After detaining the crew, the assailants offloaded fuel stored in the hold. After three hours of siphoning the cargo, the pirates destroyed the
When an employee relocates, creating a will might not be something they consider. But as Tasnim Khalid points out, this document is essential when working overseas There are many considerations to be made when beginning a new job in any sector, but those accepting overseas work often face additional complications.
Neil Chapman discusses securing digital identities amongst the Internet of Everything Back in January, at the almighty annual consumer electronics trade show that is CES, it became very clear that the one overarching theme connecting everything in 2015, from the latest wearable devices to home and lifestyle electronics, was the
LNG: Play the long game. By Grace Quinn From January 1st 2015 all vessels traveling through Emission Control Areas (ECAs) are required to burn low sulphur fuels, such as Marine Gasoil (MGO) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a replacement for Fuel Oil (FO). Alternatively vessels will need to stimulate
Changes to disclosure and warranties provisions under The Insurance Act 2015. By Tom Hodges For the past 109 years, the Marine Insurance Act 1906 (‘the MIA 1906’) has provided the statutory codification of the principles that underpin English insurance law, in terms of both marine and non-marine, consumer and business
Ports cannot be solely responsible for checking and verifying container weights “It should not be the sole responsibility of the Port to check and verify that shipping containers are correctly weighted. Everyone in the whole supply chain needs to take ownership,” says Sue Terpilowski, Chair of the Ports, Maritime and