MAIB safety digest: volume 1, 2016

The Maritime Accident Investigation recently launched the MAIB Safety Digest that contains analyses of accidents involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and recreational sectors. An important report for lessons learnt in the maritime industry.

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Safety & Shipping Review 2016

The Safety and Shipping Review 2016 focuses on key developments in maritime safety and analyzes shipping losses (of over 100 gross tons) during the 12 months prior to December 31, 2015. It follows the Safety and Shipping Review 2015 by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).


Total Losses 2006-2015: When and where

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Black Carbon Emissions from Shipping

This past January, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) made long-anticipated progress on the definition of black carbon from shipping. After four years of agonizing debate, the subcommittee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) recommended that the Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) accept the definition used in this landmark paper by Tami Bond et al., and move forward with its work plan on black carbon. Next steps include developing a standardized way to measure black carbon and investigating potential control options.

2015.08.19 - Black Carbon Emissions from Shipping Figure 02

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