Four pirate attacks reported in Asia in February
29 March 2017 http://www.safety4sea.com/four-pirate-attacks-reported-in-asia-in-february/
ReCAAP ISC issued its monthly report for piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia for February 2017, reporting a total of four incidents. ReCAAP also informs that there has been a continuous decrease in the total number of incidents in the past four months.
Vietnam demands China stop cruises in South China Sea
13 March 2017 http://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-china-southchinasea-idUSKBN16K0CD
Vietnam on Monday demanded that China stop sending cruise ships to the South China Sea in a response to one of Beijing's latest steps to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway.
A Chinese cruise ship with more than 300 passengers visited the disputed Paracel Islands earlier this month.
Stranded crew take legal action over 'unpaid wages'
Chris Foote Chris Foote 30 March 2017
Sailors aboard Malaviya Seven are reportedly owed thousands in unpaid wages.
The crew of an Indian ship stranded in Scotland for almost six months is taking legal action.
The Malaviya Seven was detained in Aberdeen in October amid claims the crew was owed thousands of pounds by shipping giant GOL Offshore.
Surviving the Glut in Global Shipping
March 28, 2017 https://www.stratfor.com/image/surviving-glut-global-shipping
Pakistan’s Gwadar port startup to benefit shipping industry, says diplomat
Shipments from Pakistan’s deepsea port of Gwadar in Baluchistan province have started and as both inbound and outbound trade picks up in the medium term, will provide a filip to the shipping industry by creating more demand for container boxes and ships, a senior diplomat said.
General cargo ship Osa collided with berth at port of Kaliningrad
March 28, 2017 http://www.maritimeherald.com/2017/general-cargo-ship-osa-collided-with-...
Emirati saves 18 sailors from cargo ship on fire
Ali Al Shouk March 28, 2017 http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/emergencies/emirati-saves-18-sailors-from-c...
A minor fire broke out in a cargo ship just 19.3km off Jumeirah beach
Dubai Civil Defence has honoured an Emirati man who rescued 18 sailors after he noticed smoke coming from their cargo ship and heard sailors shouting for help.
Vietnamese cargo ship sinks after collision with unknown vessel, 9 missing
Phuoc Tuan, Huu Cong March 28, 2017 http://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/vietnamese-cargo-ship-sinks-after-colli...
Local authorities are searching for the missing crew and the identity of the other ship.
Nine Vietnamese men are missing after their cargo ship collided with an unknown vessel and sank in the waters off the country's southern coast early on Tuesday morning, search and rescue forces have reported.
Inmarsat and Norway’s Blue Maritime Cluster Join Forces in Digital Disruption Push
Inmarsat is working with the Blue Maritime Cluster to formulate how digital disruption will transform the traditional shipping industry and open up new opportunities for ship owners, marine technology companies and others in the influential network for innovation.
ITF leverer tilfredsstillende statusrapport til Maersks generalforsamling
28. marts 2017
En stærkt team på fire repræsentanter fra fagforeningen ITF (Det Internationale Transportarbejderforbund) lovede i dag videre dialog med AP Møller-Mærsk på selskabets generalforsamling i København.