Reduction in Containers Lost at Sea in 2022
A new survey from the World Shipping Council (WSC) has revealed a drop in the number of containers lost at sea in 2022. The survey found that 661 containers were lost last year,...
ZIM Invests in 1,000 Reefer Containers With Sekstant Door Sensors
International cargo shipping company ZIM has announced that it has made an order for 1,000 Star Cool reefers that are to be fitted with Sekstant door sensors. The company has also...
Sailing Cargo Company Marks Debut Voyage
Could ports across the world soon be graced by the sight of traditional sail-powered cargo ships? If Dutch sailing cargo vessel company EcoClipper is successful, the answer could...
U.S. Offshore Wind Project Pipeline Exceeds 51 MW
A new report from the American Clean Power Association (ACP) has revealed that the pipeline of new offshore wind projects is rapidly expanding, with approximately 51.4 MW of...
Industry Safety Body Calls for the Lifeboat to Be ‘Reinvented’
The Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) has called for both lifeboats, and their launching mechanisms, to be reinvented. The call follows reviews of data which shows that lifeboat...
Containerships Currently Moving at All-Time Low Speeds
A new report from Clarksons Research and BIMCO has revealed that the global container fleet moved at all-time slow speeds during Q1 of 2023.
Congratulations to Paint and Coatings Consultant, Judith Fergus, who has recently achieved a Diploma in ‘Coating for Corrosion Control’ with distinction.
Brookes Bell’s office in Glasgow, Scotland, provides a multifaceted and top-down approach to a broad range of disciplines that are affecting the shipping industry. Once home to...
Brookes Bell Welcomes New Cargo Scientist
“New issues surrounding cargo on board vessels are always arising so it is important that we can get stuck in directly and help to mitigate problems on the ground as they occur and...