World Fisheries Day: Vatican calls for roadmap to curb abuses in fishing

World Fisheries Day: Vatican calls for roadmap to curb abuses in fishing
November 21st 2018 received via email

The Vatican has called for the creation of a roadmap to ensure widespread ratification and implementation of the international treaties to tackle trafficking and forced labour in the fisheries sector.

Visayas ports cancel vessel trips due to TD ‘Samuel’

Visayas ports cancel vessel trips due to TD ‘Samuel’
Daphne Galvez - November 21, 2018 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1055634/visayas-ports-cancel-vessel-trips-...

Several ports in the Visayas cancelled trips on Wednesday due to bad weather brought about by Tropical Depression “Samuel,” the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has announced.

Marina said that ports of Banica wharf in Roxas City, Capiz suspended all vessel trips to Masbate.

Is STCW no longer fit for purpose?

Is STCW no longer fit for purpose?
November 21st, 2018 https://splash247.com/is-stcw-no-longer-fit-for-purpose/

Shipowners and managers want to make comprehensive changes to how we go about training crews. Splash identifies what are the key adjustments being sought.

U.S. approach against Iran’s maritime sector violates IMO’s spirit

U.S. approach against Iran’s maritime sector violates IMO’s spirit
November 20, 2018 https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/429773/U-S-approach-against-Iran-s-mari...

TEHRAN- Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) in a statement condemned the U.S.’s sanctions against Iran’s maritime transportation and activities and said such approach is in contravention with the laws and regulations of International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Container Shipping: Slow growing demand is a constant challenge

Container Shipping: Slow growing demand is a constant challenge
20/11/2018

Some 13.7 million TEU were shipped globally in September, bringing the full year total up to 125.2 million TEU. While that is an improvement of 4% for both the month (year on year) and year to date, the growth rate has been slowing for the past six months (source: CTS).

Nearly 80 rescued migrants forced off cargo ship in Libya

Nearly 80 rescued migrants forced off cargo ship in Libya
Sally Hayden November 20, 2018

(CNN)Nearly 80 rescued migrants have been forced off a cargo ship after it docked at a Libya port following an eleven-day standoff.
The standoff began on November 10, when dozens of migrants and refugees, who tried to reach Italy on a rubber boat, were rescued and returned to Libya by the Nivin, a cargo ship with a Panamanian flag.
Many refused to leave the ship after it docked at the Libyan port city of Misrata.

Illegal withholding of seafarer’s travel documents

Illegal withholding of seafarer’s travel documents
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO November 19,2018 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/204266/illegal-withholding-of-seafare...

Manning agencies and foreign principals and employers can be held criminally liable for illegally withholding seafarers’ travel documents.

All seamen recruited for Exxon are Guyanese, Ramps subsidiary says

All seamen recruited for Exxon are Guyanese, Ramps subsidiary says
November 14, 2018 https://www.stabroeknews.com/2018/news/guyana/11/14/all-seamen-recruited...

El Dorado Offshore (EDO), the local subsidiary of Ramps Logistics, has said all the seamen it has recruited for ExxonMobil are Guyanese, despite allegations that it had been favouring Trinidadian applicants.

Shipping as a commoditised industry spurs debate

Shipping as a commoditised industry spurs debate
Sam Chambers November 19th, 2018 https://splash247.com/shipping-as-a-commoditised-industry-spurs-debate/

Impassioned debate on two contentious issues followed by cocktails high up among the skyscrapers served as a great curtain raiser on Friday to this week’s Hong Kong Maritime Week.

How China trade is impacting global shipping industry

How China trade is impacting global shipping industry

David Sokol, chairman of Seaspan, discusses how issues with trade have been impacting the global shipping industry.
https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/11/19/how-china-trade-is-impacting-globa...

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