August 31, 2017

Most of us in the maritime industry have seen checklists at one time or another but probably have little previous experience of creating them. Some ‘experts’ think they’re simply an exercise in ‘back-covering’ that professionals shouldn’t have to use. Used properly how...

August 27, 2017

HANDYSIZE:
A somewhat promising week for the Handies as the index gained a little, and the previous week's hopes for 450-500 were maintained.

Some persistent MACD weakness as the Relative Strength Index approaches 60 has us treading carefully; the ice isn't very thick...

August 22, 2017

There are many folk in the maritime sector who, probably because they’re so experienced, seem to eschew the use of checklists. I often hear sneering remarks made by senior staff about a ‘checklist culture’ as though that implies something that’s simply stupid or unthin...

August 20, 2017

       

HANDYSIZE:

The handy index entered the doldrums in Week 33, with nary a wander either side of 465. Whether seasonal cargo has an effect on the handies remains to be seen, as things still look weak to neutral. (unlike its sister Supramax index, which to...

August 15, 2017

HANDYSIZE:


Imagine a gaggle of grumpy children being forcibly dragged around a store by an enthusiastic (or depressed) parent, namely the Capesize Index.

Sometimes, it seems that the Baltic Handy/Supra/Panamax indices can be characterized that way.

Going to the rid...

August 10, 2017

I often wonder how often senior managers look at the checklists included in their own safety management systems. Many of the checklists that I see in safety management systems are ill-considered and useless for those poor seafarers expected to do work. 

My purpose in wr...

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