Crew can finally be repatriated after 43 months at sea
An oil tanker has been drifting at sea for several years after the owner ran into financial problems, but a solution has finally been found, writes Jyllands-Posten. According to the media, the case displays a flaw in international maritime law.
René Kofod-Olsen is V.Group's fourth CEO in just three years. The many changes have been a distraction and have led to several wrong decisions, he tells ShippingWatch. The mandate from the owner is to future-proof the company, and for this he is willing to make both selections and rejections.
Only 46 percent of Maersk's vessels arrive on time, which is a service level that Maersk, according to CCO Vincent Clerc, is "dismayed by", even if the industry reliability average is only around one in three ships.