Read expert opinion on industry developments with Waypoints magazine.
The third issue of Waypoints magazine takes a look at the relationship between shipowner and charterer, and honing in on matters such as Salvage and General Average through to War Risk. We have outlined recent arbitration cases that discuss the lessons to be learnt and examine the consequences and potential implications of each decision to a Charterer.
Also included are features from Waves Group on Big Data and the digital revolution, and the National Oceanography Centre on Big Science, which is happening everyday on NOC vessels.
Our Singapore office now has its turn in the spotlight, and we present a range of forthcoming legislative changes that could impact our membership, from EEXI to SEEMP.
Download Waypoints: Issue 03 here
Waypoints 03 - Chartering Matters PDF (52.8 MB)
Wellness at Sea, Wellness on Shore
The second issue of Waypoints magazine takes the mental health of mariners as its focus. Our staff outline beneficial techniques for self-awareness and reflection, highlight compassionate crew welfare policies, look at amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention designed to protect seafarers abandoned by their employers, and emphasise the critical importance of the next steps. Also included are features on the International Group’s ongoing work to provide consistent cover for its stakeholders irrespective of global trading fluctuations, and the wisdom of implementing delay insurance. Our New York branch comes under the office profile spotlight, and we present another round-up of recent arbitrations.
Download Waypoints: Issue 02
Waypoints 02 - Wellness at Sea Wellness on Shore PDF (72 MB)
Our launch issue is a cyber-themed special which examines the constant and ever-increasing threat of cyber exposures, and suggests measures by which maritime organisations can mitigate the potential damage to their business. Also included are features on the impact of the pandemic upon seafarers; the encouraging role played by big data within the shipping industry; what can be done to prevent tanker explosions; the advantages offered by electronic bills of lading; plus the first of our regular profiles of West offices in different territories, as well as a round-up of current legal cases.
Download Waypoints: Issue 01
Waypoints 01 - Under Attack PDF (7.9 MB)