The Cargo Fire & Loss Innovation Initiative is calling for innovators to come forward with solutions for early-stage fire detection. It is one of the most important issues in the drive to mitigate container loss. The Cargo Fire & Loss Innovation Initiative...
The World Shipping Council (WSC) has released its annual report on containers lost at sea, revealing positive developments in container safety within the international liner shipping industry. In 2022, 661 containers were lost overboard during the year, which is...
Major maritime cargo carriers are joining Safetytech Accelerator to launch a new innovation initiative to reduce cargo fires and losses at sea. The companies involved are Evergreen Line, HMM, Maersk, the Offen Group, ONE, Seaspan and Lloyd’s Register. Together they...
Start-up GBMS teamed up with JR Shipping and developed the GBMS SaaS Warning System. The software monitors the motion of containers on board and issues a warning if necessary to allow the crew to intervene. This significantly reduces the risk of containers being lost....
It’s normal for container ships to pitch and roll in heavy seas. But the ship’s movements and certain wave conditions can sometimes reinforce one another, causing the ship to roll. MARIN explains how you can recognise and prevent excessive roll. The size of deep sea...
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