Decent Living for Efficient and Safe Ships

The Nautical Institute Human Element Bulletin Alert 34: The need for seafarers to have decent living conditions is enshrined in the new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) but the latest issue of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert! explains why habitability is important for reasons of efficiency and safety. The MLC gives port state inspectors…

Details

ClassNK and the “Maria Tsakos” Foundation Team Up to Support Maritime Research

The “Maria Tsakos” Foundation-International Center for Maritime Research and Tradition and ClassNK have embarked on a joint venture to cooperate on matters of common interest, with emphasis on maritime research and environmental protection. A signing ceremony to commemorate the agreement between the two partners was held at the Foundation’s headquarters in Athens on 29 November…

Details