As connectivity improves, journalists, opposition lawyers, activists and others are becoming aware of just how easy it is to contact a vessel. / By Dustin Eno
The scale of the trouble, size of the demonstrations and disturbingly violent actions on all sides have played out in the media in gory detail.
From downright disdain to scepticism, the senior generation of navigators and engineers have been reluctant in their acceptance.
The bottom line? So much that could go wrong did go wrong. And once it was game on... everything that could be done was being done.
With the rise of social media, hardly a day goes by without an organisation getting mired in some social media snafu.
A furore for this polymath of Pisa, it was. A fandango that today might mirror a Twitter storm.
Our advice to owners and all operators of ships is to treat all journalists equally.