If you have a suggestion for a topic Neville should cover or an industry figure that we should interview, please get in touch.Getting a clear picture of pilotage
: Neville profiles Houston port pilot and photographer, Lou Vest. Lou always carries a digital camera with him as he works as a pilot at the busiest port in the United States. The results, posted on his Flickr
page, are a fascinating record of his daily working life, as well as providing the bridge team’s perspective on handling ships in close quarters.Slow down and save carbon
: Neville reports on a meeting of the Low Carbon Shipping
group, an academic initiative looking at ways to reduce the industry’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. Their latest research looks at the top five operational measures that the industry believes has the best potential in reducing fuel consumption; respondents cited weather routeing, fuel consumption monitoring and general speed reduction. To stay up-to-date with the latest blog posts, subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Twitter.