Kristine Størkersen has a PhD in organizational sociology about in the practical consequences of the maritime safety management regulation (“Bureaucracy overload calling for audit implosion: A sociological study of how the International Safety Management Code affects Norwegian coastal transport”, 2018). She has organized a number of action research processes and dialogue meetings in different parts of the maritime industry. Her research has focused on understanding how actors on different levels and in different organizations can work, interact, and understand each other. Størkersen is also a guest editor in Safety Science, and one of her special issue’s is about maritime and marine operations.