This article considers recent case studies of fires on ro-ro vessels, along with the associated safety and risk aspects that should be highlighted during operation, especially with consideration to EVs.
COP26 - A summary
After two weeks of intensive and tense negotiations, the outcome of COP26 can probably be best summed up by the words of its President, Mr Alok Sharma; "Today, we can say with credibility that we have kept 1,5 degrees within reach - but, its pulse is weak"; below is an overview of the wider measures and initiatives to emerge from COP26, as well as a more detailed summary of the shipping-related elements.
As a new initiative from the UK Club Loss Prevention team and CAE, the world's largest aviation training company, we published a new book in September 2021 featuring 12 human-element aviation incidents that cross-refer to the maritime sector, this article showcases the first of these cases.
Risk Focus: Catastrophic machinery failure
This Risk Focus examines a number of serious incidents in the engine room that have resulted in significant engine damage and subsequent P&I claims.
The Inside Ship series will provide videos on potential risks, with the aim of avoiding them, and are based on risk assessors' real-world experience carrying out risk assessments onboard Member vessels