Kevin Judkins


Captain Kevin Judkins is a Master Mariner, Dynamic Position Operator and author. In addition to his book on the Rena salvage he has written a Dynamic Positioning Operations manual and numerous marine incident investigation reports. He is currently assisting New Zealand seafarers in their challenge of getting repatriated to New Zealand in the face of a recalcitrant New Zealand government.

Recently Published

Discriminating against Υour Own Nationals: The Peculiar Case of New Zealand Seafarers

As the Covid-19 vaccine rollout continues across many countries, thousands of people have been able to regain a sense of normality in their daily life and employment. This has not always been the case for the thousands of seafarers who continue to face serious challenges as a result of the ongoing crew change crisis. While the numerous…

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