Counting the cost of Covid-19
Beyond the immediate crewing crisis, coronavirus has tested the limits of shipping’s safety standards as long-term fatigue hit and shore-side support was stretched. What maritime safety lessons has the industry learned from the pandemic?
Ship casualties and incidents are at an all-time low, but now is not the time for the maritime industry to take its eye off the ball. The global pandemic has revealed the shortcomings of the industry’s safety culture and, as shipping shifts to a zero-carbon future, the safety risks will only increase