Interview: Castrol’s Gianluca Marucci Talks IMO 2020

Interview by Mike Schuler - Gianluca Marucci is Global Director of Technical Services at Castrol, a leading global supplier of marine lubricants. With less than a month to go before the IMO 2020 .5% sulphur cap, Castrol's global technical services teams stand ready to provide a range of 2020-compatible lubricants and technical support at over 800 ports worldwide to help … [Read more...]

Interview: IMO’s Edmund Hughes Talks IMO 2020

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Edmund Hughes is Head, Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency in the Marine Environment Division of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations specialised technical agency responsible for the regulation of international shipping. A member of the IMO Secretariat since 2010, his responsibilities cover … [Read more...]

Interview: Spain’s Salvage Director Jose Luis Garcia Lena Talks Maritime Rescue

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Jose Luis Garcia Lena is Director of Spain's Salvage and Maritime Safety Society (SASEMAR), known as “Salvamento Maritimo” (SM), mainly dedicated to the protection of life at sea. Created in 1992 by the Law of State Ports Authority and Merchant Marine, it became operational in 1993, recently celebrating its 25th … [Read more...]

Interview: Antimo Magnotta, Pianist on Costa Concordia, Talks About the Shipwreck that Changed His Life

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) - Antimo Magnotta is an Italian pianist and composer based in London since 2013. He started his professional career in 1992, right after his graduation from the music conservatoire in Avellino, Italy. Antimo was resident pianist aboard the cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, when it tragically sank in 2012, claiming 32 … [Read more...]