Getting to know the Martek team – Sam Jackson

We have a fantastic team of people here at Martek Marine and we would like to introduce everyone to you. As part of our “Getting to know the Martek team” series, we want to introduce to you our next team member Sam Jackson.

Sam is one of our Regional Sales Managers out in Singapore for the APAC region and we asked him a few questions to help you get to know him better…

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Lack of on-board ECDIS training leads to ship being detained in Brisbane

The majority of the global shipping community have now completed the switch to navigation using Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and evidence is now emerging that ECDIS-related issues uncovered during inspections and audits is increasing. Supporting this, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) recently reported a large rise in the number of vessels detained because of ECDIS deficiencies.

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Potable water on ships: the top 5 most commonly asked questions

In the first instalment of our 2-part blog, we disclose the top 5 most frequently asked questions about potable water on ships, outlining the importance of properly managed water in storage and distribution systems and identify some of the serious issues that can result from contaminated potable water.

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