Overconfident captain and outdated vessel caused El Faro shipwreck

There were multiple causes behind the worst shipwreck in over 30 years in US shipping, when El Faro sank with 33 crew members on board. But the final accident report centers on an allegedly overconfident captain.

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Nordic shipowners see multiple problems with speed limit

Danish Shipping and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association think that there are many potential pitfalls in implementing a speed limit for vessels in order to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The discussion of a speed limit was instigated by the new ECSA chairman.

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