It might sound like it sprung from the minds of the same Public Relations execs who brought us ‘National Sausage Week’ or ‘Sunglasses Day’, but International Level Crossing Day (May 7) shines a light on a genuine safety issue that affects every corner of the world. Around 6,000 fatalities are recorded at level crossings each ... Read more.
As we see a huge global shift and a push towards new sources of power generation, Jordan is looking towards nuclear power to meet their increasing energy demands. The region, famous for its vast oil reserves, is increasingly pushing towards new and sustainable energy solutions, with nuclear power being a forerunner of these developments. With ... Read more.
As highlighted in Lloyd’s Register’s recent ‘Global Marine Trends’ publication, India is predicted to have the world’s largest population (18%) by 2030, and in conjunction with this, its economy is set to grow, seeing India join China and the USA as one of the three largest economies in the world. Given our increasing presence in ... Read more.
Last week I took part in the SEAaT Fuelling the Future Conference in London, chairing the afternoon session on future fuels. It was an interesting day and, with plenty of ship operators present, the presentations served only to emphasise the complexity of decision making for those operating in the ECAs as 2015 approaches. Uncertainty reigns. ... Read more.
Between April and July 2010, an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil gushed from the damaged Macondo well into the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion that killed 11 workers and destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. By the time the leak was stopped, oil had affected more than 1,000 miles of coast in ... Read more.