9 Nov 2017

Keeping the oceans safe

From Nine To Noon, 9:29 am on 9 November 2017

Transport accidents are bound to happen, but when it comes to maritime incidents the variations in incidents are large, with the consequences impacting on the wider marine ecosystem as well as people. This was brought into sharp focus with the Rena disaster in 2011, New Zealand's worst maritime environmental disaster. Captain Marc-André Poisson, the Chairman of the Marine Accident Investigators' International Forum, talks to Kathryn Ryan about the most pressing issues in maritime safety.