From ECDIS to fuel savings, we’ve been keeping an eye on all the most interesting stories from the maritime industry. Here’s a selection of articles from the past week:
Advice from shipping gurus – A group of top figures from the shipping industry gathered at Lloyd’s List’s inaugural business briefing at Posidonia. The group provided advice for the next generation of maritime professionals including a call to ‘learn Chinese’ – highlighting the increasingly important role Asia will play in the maritime industry’s future.
Green measures are all about fuel savings – IHS Fairplay reports that Lars Jensen, CEO of SeaIntel, has claimed that green measures for box liners are driven by “fuel savings and regulations”. A related study by SeaIntel into the environmental efforts of 20 carriers concluded that methodologies currently being used by many companies to report carbon emissions are fundamentally flawed.
Interview with SMIT Lamnalco’s CEO - Daan Koornneef, Chief Executive Officer of SMIT Lamnalco known for its salvage operations, talks with gCaptain about ships, security, the company itself, and his career. He highlights the need for training with reference to both SMIT Lamnalco and in the shipping industry generally.
Have you read anything interesting this week that you’d like to share?