Culture and checklists: Maersk's op risk management

Safe sailing

Maersk VLCC Tanker

Moving flammable and dangerous liquids and gases across the world’s oceans is an inherently risky activity. It has been the cause of accidents such as those involving the Exxon Valdez in Alaska in 1989, the Torrey Canyon on the coast of Cornwall in 1967 and the Amoco Cadiz off Brittany in 1978. Such events – and related accidents involving oil spills from rigs and wells, such as BP’s Macondo spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year – have been the catalyst for an extensive safety regime for the oil

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