Understanding Marine Safety
Mar05

Understanding Marine Safety

The tragic sinking of RMS Titanic in 1912, with 1,517 fatalities, is probably the most famous shipwreck,  but not the biggest in terms of life lost. However it led to a series of improvements in maritime safety systems. Every maritime mishap serves as eye openers and maritime safety systems are still evolving imbibing lessons from each tragedy. In this article, V.J. Mathew, a senior advocate of Kerala High Court and Co- President of...

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The Endless Saga of Maritime Disasters
Mar05

The Endless Saga of Maritime Disasters

Maritime disasters involving passenger, cargo and naval vessels are an unending saga. The sinking of RMS Titanic in 1912, with 1,517 fatalities, is probably the most famous shipwreck, but not the biggest in terms of life lost. Every maritime mishap serves as eye openers and maritime safety systems are still  ivolving imbibing lessons from each tragedy. The following is recap of a few of the world’s worst maritime disasters. In January...

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