A bonus for safety?

In a press release issued by Transocean the senior management is lauded for "voluntarily donating the safety bonuses that were awarded to them for 2010 to the Deepwater Horizon Memorial Fund". If you read the findings of the reports on the Gulf of Mexico disaster you will certainly understand that Transocean was in no way … Continue reading A bonus for safety?

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Saving South Africa’s democracy!

Yesterday, the 4th April 2011, eighteen young South Africans signed up to save the country's democracy! Forgive for a moment the hyperbole and let me explain: Yesterday 18 students were officially welcomed as the first entrants into the SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) Cadet Programme in Simons Town. Seated in a lecture hall at … Continue reading Saving South Africa’s democracy!