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Trabajadores de Maersk Container Industry San Antonio inician huelga legal

Trabajadores de Maersk Container Industry San Antonio inician huelga legal
11 octubre, 2017 https://portalportuario.cl/trabajadores-maersk-container-industry-san-an...

Luego de dos meses de diálogo sin resultados, los trabajadores de Maersk Container Industry San Antonio (MCIS) iniciaron una huelga legal.

Ultra large container ship MAERSK ENSHI collided with fishing vessel, 6 missing

Ultra large container ship MAERSK ENSHI collided with fishing vessel, 6 missing
Mikhail Voytenko October 13, 2017 http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/10/13/ultra-large-container-ship-maersk...

New ship seen to boost VisMin trade: COKALIONG SHIPPING LAUNCHES 12TH RORO VESSEL

New ship seen to boost VisMin trade
Irene Sino-Cruz October 14th, 2017 http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/150688/new-ship-seen-boost-vismin-trade

COKALIONG SHIPPING LAUNCHES 12TH RORO VESSEL

Trade and the shipping industry in the Visayas and northern Mindanao got a big boost with the inauguration on Saturday of Cokaliong Shipping Lines’ 12th roll-on-roll-off (roro) vessel, the M/V Filipinas Surigao del Norte.

Wind Power Is Coming to Cargo Ships: Shipping is going back to its sailing roots

Wind Power Is Coming to Cargo Ships: Shipping is going back to its sailing roots.
Sophie Weiner Oct 13, 2017 http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/news/a28630/shipping-boats-wi...

Global shipping is a huge problem for the environment, but up til now no one has really tackled how to make the massive industry less harmful. A Finnish boat is trying to change that.

The Estraden is a Finnish cargo ship that makes regular journeys through the North Sea. Because it uses wind power in addition to burning oil, the Estraden is on the way to becoming the Prius of cargo ships.

IT at sea makes data too easy to see: Ships are basically big floating security nightmares: Experts find maritime computer defenses lacking

IT at sea makes data too easy to see: Ships are basically big floating security nightmares: Experts find maritime computer defenses lacking
Thomas Claburn 13 Oct 2017 https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/13/it_at_sea_makes_data_too_easy_t...

If there's anything worse than container security, it would appear to be container ship security.

Bulk carrier EMERALD STAR sank in Philippine sea Update 11 missing

Bulk carrier EMERALD STAR sank in Philippine sea Update 11 missing
Mikhail Voytenko October 13, 2017 http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/10/13/bulk-carrier-emerald-star-reporte...

Oct 13 evening Update: According to Japanese Coast Guard statements, there were 26 Indian crew on board, 15 were rescued by apssing ships, 11 went missing, Japanese patrol boats and aircraft are deployed in SAR.

Seamen From The Vessel Arrested In The UAE Asked To Help Them Return To Primorye

Seamen From The Vessel Arrested In The UAE Asked To Help Them Return To Primorye
October 13, 2017 http://www.maritimeherald.com/2017/seamen-vessel-arrested-uae-asked-help...

Maritime sailors from the ship Crystal East (flag of Russia), standing in the UAE, appealed for help to the Russian Sailors’ Union with a request to help them return the documents and repatriate them home.

BRENDA V. PIMENTEL: The STCW phenomenon continues...

The STCW phenomenon continues..
BRENDA V. PIMENTEL October 14, 2017 http://www.manilatimes.net/stcw-phenomenon-continues/356333/

“There must be zero tolerance of modern slavery in the shipping industry”

“There must be zero tolerance of modern slavery in the shipping industry”
Ruwan Subasinghe 13 October 2017 https://www.equaltimes.org/there-must-be-zero-tolerance-of#.WeFaK3Zx3cc

When International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) inspector Darren Proctor visited the Panama-flagged Tahsin in Gloucestershire, UK, in July 2017, he found evidence of the Turkish, Georgian and Indian crew drinking seawater as there was no potable water on the ship for over 10 days, out-of-date food, and non-operational galley equipment.

BREAKING NEWS --Foreign ship sinks off Cagayan: 16 passengers rescued, 5 missing

Foreign ship sinks off Cagayan: 16 passengers rescued, 5 missing
October 13, 2017 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/regions/629476/foreign-ship-sinks-of...

A bulk carrier capsized off the coast of Cagayan, during the onslaught of Tropical Storm Odette early Friday morning, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

The PCG said MV Emerald Star left the port of Hong Kong and was enroute to Indonesia at 151 east nautical miles northeast of Sta. Ana, Cagayan.

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