Monthly Archives: December 2017

FAR FROM THE FARM GATE

In Australia’s live export trade, the animals’ journey from the farm gate can sometimes starts with a journey by truck of over 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles). Australia’s Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) set out health and welfare requirements for transport both by land and sea starting with the …

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TANKER COLLISION KILLS 13 OFF INCHEON

On Sunday, a collision between a small tanker and a charter fishing boat off Incheon left 13 dead and two missing. The tanker’s master was arrested after he told authorities that he was aware of the boat and didn’t alter his course, according to JoongAng Daily. The fishing vessel Seonchang-1 headed out …

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HUMAN ELEMENT IS KEY TO THE DIGITAL FORMULA

In all the excitement surrounding the digitalisation of shipping it is easy to overlook the human element. Failing to appreciate and understand properly how people – and by extension organisations – interface with new technology can lead to poor implementation and unnecessary exposure to risk. Technology has sometimes been described …

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