Collecting near-miss reports is an essential part of a safety management system (SMS). A near-miss is an unplanned event that did not result in injury or damage—but had the potential… Read More
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By Masao Nishi Principal, M. Nishi Strategic Advisory St. Louis, Mo. Putting containers on barges has been talked about for many years but with minimal traction. I want to offer… Read More
This summer, the entire northern hemisphere is experiencing record-breaking levels of drought and heat that have shrunk many important rivers used for transportation. In China, due to an unprecedented drought,… Read More