Family to receive $360k after cruise ship Pinoy seafarer's death in Dunedin explosion; Global standards sought

Family to receive $360k after cruise ship worker's death in Dunedin explosion
21 Jan 2019 https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/family-receive-360k-after-cr...

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges
16/01/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/seafarers-technology-and-automation...

Crimea gas ship explosion: fire engulfs two tankers, sends crews into the water

Crimea gas ship explosion: fire engulfs two tankers, sends crews into the water
Jamie Seidel January 22, 2019

Two natural gas carriers are burning off the coast of Crimea, killing at least 10. Rescuers have abandoned attempts to douse the flames and say a further 10 are still missing.

Philippines eyes world-class ship registry

PH eyes world-class ship registry
GENIVI FACTAO January 22, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/ph-eyes-world-class-ship-registry/499986/

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has laid down plans to attract more foreign ship owners to register their ships in the Philippines.

Cargo ship sank in Taiwan Strait, 2 missing

Cargo ship sank in Taiwan Strait, 2 missing
Mikhail Voytenko January 21, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/01/21/cargo-ship-sank-in-taiwan-strait...

FREE DOWNLOAD - Report on the future of the maritime workforce

FREE DOWNLOAD - Report on the future of the maritime workforce
21 January 2019 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/free-download-report-on-the-f...

Technology companies present a future of a highly automated maritime industry, but what will this mean for those who work in shipping?

The mysterious death of Hanjin

The mysterious death of Hanjin
Amelia H. C. Ylagan January 20, 2019 https://www.bworldonline.com/the-mysterious-death-of-hanjin/

MARINA strengthens Philippine Ship Registry; upholds commitment to IMO

MARINA strengthens Philippine Ship Registry; upholds commitment to IMO
January 20, 2019 http://marina.gov.ph/2019/01/20/marina-strengthens-philippine-ship-regis...

Collective push to boost Philippine maritime education system sought

Collective push to boost PH maritime education system sought
Aerol John Pateña January 16, 2019

MANILA -- The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has partnered with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) and maritime higher education institutions (MHEIs) to improve the maritime education system in the country and make it at par with international standards.

JBLFMU’S TRAINING SHIP SETS SAIL

JBLFMU’S TRAINING SHIP SETS SAIL
January 16, 2019 https://thedailyguardian.net/society/jblfmus-training-ship-sets-sail/

THE John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University recently inaugurated its first training ship, M/V John B. Lacson.

Leading the historic ceremony were Dr. Mary Lou Lacson-Arcelo, JBLFMU president emeritus; and her son and JBLFMU CEO, Dr. Ronald Lacson Sebastian along with ship Capt. Vicente Fedelicio, chairman of the university affiliate JBL Maritime Vanguard Inc.

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