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Abandonment of Seafarers database

Abandonment of Seafarers database
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AG Bless[disputed]
Flag: Panama; Abandoned: 25 November 2009; Notified: 24 February 2010;
Port of abandonment: Dakar, Senegal; Reported by: ITF

AMAL 7
Flag: Panama; Abandoned: 12 December 2016; Notified: 12 December 2016;
Port of abandonment: Bandar Abbass Anchorage; Reported by: ITF

AMUR[disputed]
Flag: Bulgaria; Abandoned: 3 September 2016; Notified: 31 September 2016;
Port of abandonment: Porto Nogaro; Reported by: ITF

Abou Karim II

US NLRB backs union claim against Pasha Hawaii over document disclosure

NLRB backs union claim against Pasha Hawaii over document disclosure
Donal Scully December 7th 2017 http://splash247.com/nlrb-backs-union-claim-pasha-hawaii-document-disclo...

The US National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) has upheld a complaint against Pasha Hawaii shipping line and some subsidiaries over allegations about issues associated with the construction of two new containerships.

Maritime Academy of Nigeria reviews curriculum to meet world standard

Academy reviews curriculum to meet world standard
December 8, 2017 http://thenationonlineng.net/academy-reviews-curriculum-meet-world-stand...

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State has said it will carry out a review of course files of all academic programmes offered in the institution.

To this end, the academy, after the review, is expected to draw up a curriculum for the establishment of Eletro-Technical Office Department which will ultimately boost the training of master mariners and chief engineers.

The Global Maritime Industry Faces Five Critical Issues – It’s Time to Think Big

The Global Maritime Industry Faces Five Critical Issues – It’s Time to Think Big
7 December 2017 https://pressreleases.responsesource.com/news/94602/the-global-maritime-...

Donald Anderson, senior advisor at Dynama outlines the five major benefits of deploying an integrated crewing solution to support the future of shipping

European shipowners welcome the Council conclusions on the digitalisation of transport

European shipowners welcome the Council conclusions on the digitalisation of transport
08/12/2017 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/european-shipowners-welcome-the-coun...

European shipowners welcome the Transport Council’s conclusions on the digitalisation of transport adopted yesterday. It rightly underlines the importance of digitalisation for the European economy and competitiveness, and confirms the EU’s ambition to become a global leader in this area.

Analysis: Will augmented reality transform shipping?

Analysis: Will augmented reality transform shipping?
6 December 2017 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/will-augmented-reality-transfor...

Augmented reality is set to have a profound effect on the way companies do business and it won’t be long before shipping companies begin using the technology to improve business processes and efficiencies. Alexander Buchmann, managing director at Hanseaticsoft, explains where this transformation could be felt.

'Tahsin': Ship whose crew was 'close to modern day slavery' languishes in Gloucestershire port five months on

Ship whose crew was 'close to modern day slavery' languishes in Gloucestershire port five months on
Ben Falconer 6 DEC 2017 http://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/news/gloucester-news/ship-whose-cre...

A ship where the crew were living in conditions 'close to modern day slavery', drinking sea water and eating out of date food is still detained in Gloucestershire more than five months after it docked.

Freighter the Tahsin is one of seven ships detained in UK ports because of the sub-standard conditions they are in, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said.

India-Philippines Coast Guard Exercise Spotlights Maritime Cooperation

India-Philippines Coast Guard Exercise Spotlights Maritime Cooperation
Prashanth Parameswaran December 07, 2017 https://thediplomat.com/2017/12/india-philippines-coast-guard-exercise-s...

The interaction bears noting within the context of the defense ties between the two countries.

'Fake News': Blog alert on the ease of cyber attacks on ships was pure scaremongering

Blog alert on the ease of cyber attacks on ships was pure scaremongering
Andy Lane 06/12/2017 https://theloadstar.co.uk/blog-alert-ease-cyber-attacks-ships-pure-scare...

Last month a much-reported blog – included in The Loadstar – claimed “sinking ships [via hacking], really wouldn’t take much”.

Not only was that overly dramatic and not helpful for safety of life at sea, but it was irresponsible as well as being fundamentally flawed: the input assumptions were totally incorrect.

New Zealand: March in protest of oil spill pollution in New Caledonia

March in protest of oil spill pollution in New Caledonia
12/6/2017 https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/345623/march-in-pro...

An estimated 250 people have marched in Noumea in protest at the authorities' silence over recent oil pollution in New Caledonia.

At the end of November, black globules began washing up on the shores of the Loyalty Islands and the main island's east coast, apparently from a wrecked container ship off Mare.

An alert was issued along with local fishing and swimming bans.

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