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Pilots are not advisors to Masters

According to the International Group of P & I Clubs’ “Report on P&I claims involving vessels under pilotage 1999-2019”, over the last twenty years, there were 1,046 incidents in which…

Deadly solid bulk cargoes

According to the INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report for the period from 2010 to 2019, 106 seafarers lost their lives due to solid bulk cargo liquefaction. Actually, the total number…

Biofouling vs Antifouling; The Historic Battle

Biofouling is the process of aquatic organisms such as bacteria, diatoms, algae, barnacles, mussels, tubeworms, etc. attaching to ships’ hulls or any other submerged, or semi-submerged structure. The process occurs…