Blog & Newsletters

December 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 News from Duke Austin & Co Ltd

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Nautical Institute News

201815 Improvised pressure test causes injury 201809 Defective lifejacket lights 201808 Illusion of safety

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Mercy Ships Update

We will travel via Monrovia, arriving at Hope Medical Centre hopefully in time for tea on Saturday.

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A very risky situation

On these pictures you will see the status of the pilot ladder’s last rubber step. Have a close look at the Manilla ropes and the twining. A very risky situation for pilots or visitors when the vessel is using this pilot ladder.  

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Update From Mercy Ships

Update From Mercy Ships – We had a busy summer (African rainy season) enjoying family times……

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Accident Waiting to Happen

Creativity – 10/10 Health & Safety – 0/10

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

New News from Nautical Institute

New News from Nautical Institute

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Cyber Saftey

When staff at CyberKeel investigated email activity at a medium-sized shipping firm, they made a shocking discovery.

Thursday, August 24th, 2017


Sometimes ‘looks’ DO count!”

Friday, August 4th, 2017

June 2017 Newsletter

I am asked to ‘keep it brief’ in this letter; I’ll try not to disappoint this time! It is a comment used frequently towards reports we write following a ship inspection;

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017