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La Union house thieves kill seaman

La Union house thieves kill seaman
Erwin Beleo| 14/08/2017 http://northboundasia.com/2017/08/14/la-union-house-thieves-kill-seaman/

Senior Inspector Juanito Buaron, the town’s police chief, identified the fatality as Edgar Ursua, a seaman and resident of the said place.

Initial investigation showed that Ursua, together with his wife and five housemates were about to go to bed when armed men barged into their house.

US Navy relieves senior officers involved in deadly boxship collision

US Navy relieves senior officers involved in deadly boxship collision
Sam Chambers August 18th 2017 http://splash247.com/us-navy-relieves-senior-officers-involved-deadly-bo...

The US Navy has revealed it has removed the two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a US warship that almost sank off the coast of Japan in June after it was struck by a containership operated by Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK).

Seven American sailors died when water flooded into the destroyer USS Fitzgerald following the collision.

The Changing Waves of the Shipping Industry

The Changing Waves of the Shipping Industry
19/08/2017 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/the-changing-waves-of-the-shipping-i...

How hackers are targeting the shipping industry

How hackers are targeting the shipping industry
Chris Baraniuk 18 August 2017

When staff at CyberKeel investigated email activity at a medium-sized shipping firm, they made a shocking discovery.

"Someone had hacked into the systems of the company and planted a small virus," explains co-founder Lars Jensen. "They would then monitor all emails to and from people in the finance department."

Whenever one of the firm's fuel suppliers would send an email asking for payment, the virus simply changed the text of the message before it was read, adding a different bank account number.

The cargo shipping industry is turning things around

The cargo shipping industry is turning things around
Annie Baxter August 18, 2017 | https://www.marketplace.org/2017/08/18/business/cargo-shipping-industry-...

Open Borders Activist ‘Migrant Rescue NGO’ Ship Boarded at Gunpoint, Crew Arrested by Libyan Coastguard

Open Borders Activist ‘Migrant Rescue NGO’ Ship Boarded at Gunpoint, Crew Arrested by Libyan Coastguard

Chris Tomlinson16 Aug 2017244
The crew of the Golfo Azzurro, the migrant rescue vessel belonging to Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, was arrested by the Libyan coastguard and detained for several hours only a short time after claims they had turned off their transponders.

Container ship CSCL VANCOUVER fire

Container ship CSCL VANCOUVER fire
NIKOLAY TORKIN August 16, 2017 http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/08/16/container-ship-cscl-vancouver-fire/

Giant Cosco boxship refloated off Antwerp

Giant Cosco boxship refloated off Antwerp
Grant Rowles August 15th, 2017 http://splash247.com/giant-cosco-boxship-refloated-off-antwerp/

Cosco Shipping’s 14,000 teu containership CSCL Jupiter, which ran aground on the Scheldt Estuary off Bath near Antwerp Port yesterday, has been successfully refloated.

An initial attempt to refloat the vessel failed yesterday morning, however last night around 8:30pm a second attempt was made utilising a dozen tugs and the vessel was refloated a little over 30 minutes later.

MMEA detains 5 after fishing vessel collides with cargo ship

MMEA detains 5 after fishing vessel collides with cargo ship
August 17, 2017 http://www.theborneopost.com/2017/08/17/mmea-detains-5-after-fishing-ves...

KUCHING: Sixteen individuals avoided injury after a collision between a commercial fishing vessel and an empty cargo ship on Tuesday night.

Idle fleet sticks despite strong cargo demand

Idle fleet sticks despite strong cargo demand
Bruce Barnard | Aug 17, 2017 https://www.joc.com/maritime-news/ships-shipbuilding/idle-fleet-sticks-d...

The idle container ship fleet has crept slightly higher even as strong cargo demand across all liner trade lanes continues to spur activity in the charter market, according to industry analyst Alphaliner.

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