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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Jan 09, 2020

    We recently looked at the issue of autonomous shipping and of how advances in technology could change shipping and seafaring. Since then we have lots of feedback on what could go right, but more importantly wrong!   RECAP ON AUTONOMY

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Dec 11, 2019

    A new study by Yale University has identified potentially dangerous levels of depression, anxiety and suicide risk among the world’s seafarers. The survey of the state of seafarers’ mental health exposes risks and proposes actions that can be taken to

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Nov 06, 2019

    “Shore leave is dead. Never will it be seen again”. That was the stark assessment from seafarers sharing their views through the Happiness Index. With so many challenges for crew wanting to simply get some time ashore, we can see

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Oct 22, 2019

    Autonomous shipping will change shipping, seafaring, and heck the whole entire world. Well, that is the theory, so let’s catch up with what is happening so far in this brave new technological world. FACT OR FICTION With autonomous vessels not

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Sep 30, 2019

    The security situation in the Persian Gulf, particularly through the Strait of Hormuz is hogging all the headlines lately. Which can mean that piracy gets forgotten or side-lined in the maritime security debate. So, just what is happening with the

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Aug 20, 2019

    There is a problem at sea, and it will not go away. Every year seafarers are being killed by being in the wrong place, at the wrong time…and doing the wrong things. So how can we stop enclosed space deaths?

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Aug 15, 2019

    The clock is ticking, is shipping ready for the environmental impact of the biggest change to the industry since sail gave way to steam? With the IMO2020 sulphur cap fast approaching, what will it mean at sea? THE CAP IS

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Jul 12, 2019

    The question of mental health training and of wellness of seafarers has become quite the topic of discussion lately. Let’s try to understand what seafarers want and need to enjoy their life at sea, and how things can be improved.

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on Jun 12, 2019

    None payment of wages and the abandonment of seafarers are issues which still plagues the maritime industry. There are shipowners out there who ignore their responsibilities and simply leave seafarers adrift in impossible circumstances. Trapped far from home, and without

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    Posted by: Connor O'Donnell on May 30, 2019

    Put very simply, there are too few women working in the maritime industry. It is time that changed, and a number of new initiatives are looking to attract women into the amazing roles that exist at sea and ashore. EQUALITY

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