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Life at sea

Sophia Bullard, of the UK P&I Club, reports on the physical and mental approach to crew well-being

Leaked EU fuel plans confirm industry fears and rile green lobby

The European Commission’s decarbonisation plans for shipping are part of a sprawling set of legislative packages due to be published shortly, but the maritime sector has become the subject of an intra-EU political clash between directorates, sparking fears the FuelEU legislation is inconsistent with parallel plans for emissions trading and tax proposals, writes Richard Meade, Declan Bush and Anastassios Adamopoulos of Lloyd’s List

Playing by the rules

Nazery Khalid highlights the need to ensure that ship-to-ship transfer (STS) operations in Malaysian waters are carried out safely amid growing STS activities

A smart choice

The UK High Court recently confirmed a shipowner had an unfettered right to collect freight under its bills of lading even while on time charter, as David Richards, of North P&I Club, reports

Big ships: big risks

Lars Lange, of the International Union of Marine Insurance, discusses the challenges facing the shipping sector when it comes to risk management

Still learning the lessons

Mike Elsom, at Navigate Response, suggests the industry still has lessons to learn from Titanic – 109 years since the most famous ship ever built sank on her maiden voyage