Maritime Risk International

Articles for April 2023

Uncrewed ships set to bring diversity boost

The maritime industry's movement towards remote vessel operations will not only build a more diverse workforce, it will benefit from it, argues marine robotics company Ocean Infinity

De-risking operations at sea through tech-enabled transparency

Technology is being harnessed to improve safety culture at sea and the benefits will flow on to insurers, explains Osher Perry, of ShipIn Systems

One year on: what next for Russian superyachts?

Enrico Vergani, at BonelliErede, considers one year of European sanctions against Russia, revisiting the different packages and pondering the fate of "frozen" superyachts

Crews in US face risk of lengthy detentions

George Chalos, at Chalos & Co, warns the US regime of holding crews as potential witnesses are leaving some trapped for months

Navigating the challenges of holiday pay post-Harpur Trust v Brazel

Following the UK Supreme Court's landmark decision handed down in July 2022, Roy Barry and Trishna Modessa-Parekh, at Brabners, consider the legal implications this decision has had on employers who engage irregular, casual, or seasonal workers under a permanent contract of employment

Container demurrage and detention: a Danish perspective

Christian Schaap, at ARK Law Firm, discusses the challenges of container demurrage in a Danish context

Crew management: future patterns

Dr Grahaeme Henderson OBE, of Thomas Miller and Together in Safety, stresses the importance of safety for the crew across the whole maritime value chain

Landmark shipboard carbon capture project faces costs challenge

Latest analysis from demonstration project shows "still a lot of work to be done" before onshore commissioning starts, writes Michelle Wiese Bockmann of Lloyd's List

Seafarers are no longer "invisible" and deserve the same treatment as shore staff

Today's seafarers should be treated the same as shore staff with the same workplace packages and human resources support, explains Mark O'Neil, of InterManager and Colombia Management, whose members employ the largest percentage of the world's crew

Ship A(ho)I

Nazery Khalid, an editorial board member of Maritime Risk International, shares his observations on the increasing application of AI in the maritime industry

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