Nuclear power: a tried and tested green technology
New energy sources for ship propulsion, manoeuvring and operation are currently in the spotlight, along with innovative engine technologies to improve the protection of the marine environment.
What's happening with hydrogen?
Odd Rune Malterud, assistant director and technical manager of the Norwegian Union of Marine Engineers explains. Read the article
Mobile inspection app launched
Global assurance and risk and classification society DNV has launched a mobile ship safety inspection app to market.
'Explosive increase in digital inspections' needs solution to ensure ship safety
An 'explosive increase' in external digital ship inspections, potentially affecting the safety of seafarers, has occurred due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the chair of the International Transport Workers' Federation Maritime Safety Committee (ITF MSC), Odd Rune Malterud.
'Shocking' work and rest hours study to be raised at Paris MOU taskforce
Publication of an explosive new report into systemic failures in recording hours of work and rest could be the catalyst to resolve long-standing issues around the regulations, participants at a global webinar agreed.
A dangerous precedent: failures in enforcing regulations are putting seafarers' lives at risk
Nautilus has previously reported on how some seafarers are illegally being denied their Maritime Labour Convention rights to crew relief and repatriation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Covid corner-cutting will lead to deaths, ITF warns
Seafarer safety is being jeopardised by the relaxation of international maritime rules during the pandemic, the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has warned.
Clearing the air – how unions are working to ensure battery-powered vessels are safe as well as green
While we've all been preoccupied with the pandemic, the need for the shipping industry to cut its emissions has not gone away.