The Coronavirus, the Butterfly and the Pilot
Every crisis has an end. The current coronavirus pandemic will have its own. It’ll be the fourth Phase with a return to normalcy for just about everything except the economy.
Videos: COVID-19 global media snapshots
Novel Coronavirus – rarely, if ever, has a single cause had such a dramatic and widespread impact.
“Events dear boy, events” …cancelled
We live in a culture of accelerated globalisation, but how that changes course towards isolated dystopia – and one story’s saturation of news coverage – is yet to be written.
I am not going to try.
Navigate Response joins the Witt O’Brien’s family
We’re excited to announce we’ve joined the Witt O’Brien’s family, a leading crisis and emergency management consulting firm in both the public and private sectors, based in the U.S..
Think of it as a media workout
It’s late and your standing that red-eye watch. There’s a moderate breeze, with a sea state 4. Visibility is 1.5 nautical miles and a full moon lights the wisp of white horses. How could there possibly be an incident?
Change is gonna come: policy redefines the global fleet
I saw three ships, three kings… three titans of legislation, now in force appearing. That’s some epiphany dawning with the new decade.
Communicating in crisis: piracy, kidnap and the importance of communicating
There are few incidents more feared by a crisis management team (CMT) than a kidnapping. It is worth considering for a few moments why this is the case. After all, kidnapping is an extremely rare event – it is likely most shipping companies will never experience any such event.
6 things people don’t understand about shipping
A big part of my job as a communications specialist for the shipping industry is explaining our industry to people who find what we do and how we operate hugely confusing (and in fairness, who can blame them?).
Crisis Communications Workshop and Media Training with VDR
The recent attacks and rising tensions in the Gulf of Oman have once again thrust shipping into the media and geopolitical spotlight.
EasyJet’s new backless seats
£5 upgrade to get a seat with a back! Not really.