RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector to be governed by new NGO

RightShip, and INTERCARGO have today announced the launch of an important new quality standard for the dry bulk sector, DryBMS. The standard will be governed by a new NGO to be established later this year and will support the improvement of safety in the dry bulk segment.      Both RightShip and INTERCARGO have strongly and consistently advocated the need for significant improvements to […]

An industry view: how the DBMS can support data gathering and automated contracts

David Handley, Senior Associate and Master Mariner, Watson Farley Williams, believes that as technology and automation begin to disrupt the maritime industry, we can use these new tools to enhance our operating processes. Here, he explains how the DBMS and automation can work together.    It has been commonly thought that that dry bulk would benefit from a set of safety management standards for […]