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Global shipping industry bouncing back from worst-ever crisis

Global shipping industry bouncing back from worst-ever crisis
16 August 2017 http://www.straitstimes.com/business/companies-markets/global-shipping-i...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - The hulking container ships that transport sneakers, bananas and barbie dolls around the world keep getting bigger. So are the companies that own them.

10 Largest Oil Tanker Shipping Companies In The World

10 Largest Oil Tanker Shipping Companies In The World
Nina Todic August 14, 2017 https://www.stocktalkreview.com/10-largest-oil-tanker-shipping-companies...

Do you want to more about 10 largest oil tanker shipping companies in the world? The 10 largest oil tanker shipping companies in the world are a mix of both private and government owned companies.

The World's Shipping Companies Are Going Super-Sized

The World's Shipping Companies Are Going Super-Sized
Kyunghee Park August 15, 2017

The hulking container ships that transport sneakers, bananas and barbie dolls around the world keep getting bigger. So are the companies that own them.

Pinoy seaman medevaced due to lower back injury

NSRI flies sailors to safety
8 August 2017 http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id...

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) together with the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has medically evacuated an injured sailor off a cargo vessel sailing off Richard’s Bay.

MC's Doyle: Safeguards needed to prevent another Hanjin ‘debacle’

FMC's Doyle: Safeguards needed to prevent another Hanjin ‘debacle’
http://www.americanshipper.com/main/news/fmcs-doyle-safeguards-needed-to...

“Looking back, things could have been done differently. Looking forward, things must be done differently," Federal Maritime Commissioner William Doyle said of the fallout from last year's bankruptcy of South Korean container carrier Hanjin Shipping.

World Maritime Academy launches in Dauin, Negros Oriental

World Maritime Academy launches in Dauin, Negros Oriental
August 14, 2017 Jennifer C. Tilos http://pia.gov.ph/news/articles/1111501747496

DAUIN, Negros Oriental, August 14 (PIA) -- A new maritime school supported by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will soon open in Negros Oriental to help move more students into the maritime industry.

High tax regime, lack of long-term funds hurting shipping industry

High tax regime, lack of long-term funds hurting shipping industry
P Manoj August 14 2017 http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/logistics/high-tax-regime-la...

India’s rich maritime tradition — long coastline, supplier of quality seafarers to the global shipping industry, a big market of 1.2 billion people — has not reflected in the numbers it should ideally have.

Disruption is Coming to the Shipping Industry

Disruption is Coming to the Shipping Industry
Frank Coles 2017-08-13 https://maritime-executive.com/editorials/disruption-is-coming-to-the-sh...

As I sit at my desk, I find myself shaking my head asking myself why so many in maritime do not “get it.” I can only conclude that while people happily read about impending transformation of our industry, they do so in the misguided belief it will only affect others – and that they somehow remain insulated.

Cebu now has a Vessel Traffic Management System

Cebu now has a Vessel Traffic Management System
Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12 August 2017 http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/143118/cebu-now-vessel-traffic-managem...

On the night of Aug. 16, 2013, MV St. Thomas Aquinas of 2Go Shipping Lines collided with Sulpicio Express Siete of Philippine Span Asia Carrier Corp (PSACC) at Lauis Ledge in Talisay City.

MV St. Thomas Aquinas sank, claiming the lives of 116 persons, with 21 others still missing to this day.

Looters raid Brazilian cargo ship after containers fall overboard

Looters raid Brazilian cargo ship after containers fall overboard
13 August 2017 • http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/13/looters-raid-brazilian-cargo-...

Enterprising thieves near Sao Paulo used small boats to raid dozens of containers that fell from a Brazilian cargo ship containing everything from bicycles to electronics.

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