In a significant number of collisions, we have found that most mariners do not reduce speed to avoid a collision.
20 NOV 2019
19 NOV 2019
On 26 October, The Ocean Cleanup launched a new solution targeting plastic waste in rivers. The Interceptor is a solar powered, autonomous, floating solution which extracts plastic from rivers, and its main purpose is to prevent more plastic from reaching the oceans.
14 NOV 2019
Today, 14 November is World Diabetes Day. Gard Insight joins in the effort to raise the awareness among our readers of the risks of the disease, particularly to seafarers, and recommendations for life-style changes that can reduce these risks.
12 NOV 2019
The playwright George Bernhard Shaw once said “the single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” This phrase perfectly describes the central constraint preventing harmonized working between a pilot and Master – communication.
The Boards of Directors of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd. and its subsidiaries have decided that there will be no general increase in the Estimated Total Call for 2020. The financial position of the Association remains strong and mutual P&I has for the first half year ending 20 August 2019 generated a surplus above the target level.
In response to two piracy incidents over three days off the coast of Togo and Benin, both involving crews taken hostage, we reiterate our advice for vessels to operate with a heightened level of security in the Gulf of Guinea region