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All 14 crew saved after cargoship sinks: Taiwanese coast guard rescues men from Hong Kong-owned Ming An off Kaohsiung

All 14 crew saved after cargoship sinks: Taiwanese coast guard rescues men from Hong Kong-owned Ming An off Kaohsiung
Gary Dixon October 19th, 2017 http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/1368313/all-14-crew-saved-after-c...

Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) has rescued all 14 crew after their cargoship sank off Kaohsiung on Wednesday.

The 3,500-dwt Honduras-flagged Ming An (built 2003) went down after sending a signal for help 36 miles off the port, the CNA news agency reported.

Pilot died after pilot boat collided with cargo ship, Italy

Pilot died after pilot boat collided with cargo ship, Italy
STEPAN KOTCHERGA October 19, 2017 http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/10/19/pilot-died-after-pilot-boat-colli...

ICC International Maritime Bureau reports 121 piracy incidents in 2017

IMB reports 121 piracy incidents in 2017
Elias Toumanidis 18 October 2017 https://www.safety4sea.com/imb-reports-121-piracy-incidents-in-2017/
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Russian Master of Dutch freighter RUYTER found guilty, fined

Russian Master of Dutch freighter RUYTER found guilty, fined
Erofey Schkvarkin October 18, 2017 http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/10/18/russian-master-of-dutch-freighter...

Maersk Chief Operating Officer Soren Toft: Maritime shipping industry could consolidate further

Maersk COO: Maritime shipping industry could consolidate further
Mark Edward Nero | October 18, 2017 https://www.americanshipper.com/main/news/94816b2d-3a0a-422c-ba8c-d14ea0...

Maersk Chief Operating Officer Soren Toft said that as growth in the shipping industry slows, merger and acquisition activity may begin to pick up again, according to a report from the Straits Times.

The trend of mergers and consolidations in the maritime shipping industry in recent years could and maybe should continue, a Maersk Line executive has said.

Hanjin Group chairman Cho Yang-ho dodges arrest warrant

Hanjin Group chairman dodges arrest warrant
Sam Chambers October 18th 2017 http://splash247.com/hanjin-group-chairman-dodges-arrest-warrant/

Corruption charges against Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of South Korea’s Hanjin Group, have been put on ice.

Mandatory Ship Speed Reduction Could Reduce Bunker Consumption and Cut GHG Emissions by One Third: Study

Mandatory Ship Speed Reduction Could Reduce Bunker Consumption and Cut GHG Emissions by One Third: Study
October 18, 2017 https://shipandbunker.com/news/world/582684-mandatory-ship-speed-reducti...

A new study says a 10% speed reduction would still see a slight increase of emissions between 2018 and 2030, while the other two scenarios would put shipping emissions on a downward path even in the absence of other measures. Image Courtesy: T&E

Researcher Uncovers Shipping Industry Security Flaws

Researcher Uncovers Shipping Industry Security Flaws
Shane Schick October 18, 2017 https://securityintelligence.com/news/researcher-uncovers-shipping-indus...

16 migrants rescued in Cadiz after 10 days in container on board a Liberian mercantile ship

16 migrants rescued in Cadiz after 10 days in container on board a Liberian mercantile ship
Cholo Brooks October 17, 2017 http://gnnliberia.com/2017/10/17/16-migrants-rescued-cadiz-10-days-conta...

MADRID – Sixteen sub-Saharan migrants were rescued at the Port of Cadiz after they were found in a shipping container aboard a Liberian mercantile ship that left Ghana 10 days ago and had stopped at the Port of Algeciras.

5 rescued ship crew turned over to Indian Embassy

5 rescued ship crew turned over to Indian Embassy
LEANDER C. DOMINGO October 18, 2017 http://www.manilatimes.net/5-rescued-ship-crew-turned-indian-embassy/357...

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan: Five ship crew rescued from the MV Emerald Star which capsized in waters off Santa Ana town in the province were turned over to the Indian Embassy, according to the Philippine Cast Guard (PCG).
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