SKorea to offer shipboard training for Filipino cadets; Japan gov't too for maritime engineering, etc

SKorea to offer shipboard training for Filipino cadets
GENIVI FACTAO April 17, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/skorea-to-offer-shipboard-training-for-filip...

South Korea‘s government-subsidized Mokpo National Maritime University (MMU) has offered to help in providing shipboard training for Filipino maritime cadets.

Ferries collided in Sunda Strait, damaged, 1 crew missing

Ferries collided in Sunda Strait, damaged, 1 crew missing
NIKOLAY TORKIN April 22, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/04/22/ferries-collided-in-sunda-strait...

Hyundai Merchant Marine Desperate to Get Back on Track

Hyundai Merchant Marine Desperate to Get Back on Track
23/04/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/hyundai-merchant-marine-desperate-t...

Seafarers can stay put in Cebu to process papers

Seafarers can stay put in Cebu to process papers
April 22, 2019 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1802256

SEAFARERS who need to secure or renew their documents to work in domestic or foreign vessels no longer need to go to Metro Manila.

This, after the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) devolved functions to its regional offices.

Abandoned sailors bullied into backing down over pay: Threatening messages were sent to sailors onboard vessels off the UAE coast

Abandoned sailors bullied into backing down over pay: Threatening messages were sent to sailors onboard vessels off the UAE coast
Nick Webster April 21, 2019 https://www.thenational.ae/uae/abandoned-sailors-bullied-into-backing-do...

Cargo ship stranded off Panglao Island coast

Cargo ship stranded off Panglao Island coast
Dale Israel, Apr 19, 2019 http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2019/4/19/panglao-bohol-stranded-ship.html

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April, 19) — A cargo vessel carrying 20 people has been stranded off the coast of Panglao Island in Bohol on Thursday evening.

China has more than 40,000 female registered seafarers: Ministry of Transport

China has more than 40,000 female registered seafarers: MOT
Xinhua| 2019-04-21 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/21/c_137996241.htm

BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- China had a total of 41,115 female registered seafarers as of the end of March, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) has said.

The number of female captains and officers with valid licenses had amounted to 423, according to the MOT.

Vessel Boarded By Robbers at Callao Anchorage, Peru

Vessel Boarded By Robbers Off Peru 14 April 2019
16 April 2019 https://www.pviltd.com/news-insight/news/article/vessel-boarded-by-robbe...

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Date Time: 14/04/2019 06:45:00 UTC
Area: South America
Status: PIRATE_ATTACK
Lat: 12°1'9 S
Lon: 77°11'2 W

Maritime gender pay gap still enormous

Maritime gender pay gap still enormous
Sam Chambers April 18th, 2019 https://splash247.com/maritime-gender-pay-gap-still-enormous/

On the second anniversary of the obligation to report gender pay figures in the UK, HR Consulting from maritime recruitment specialists Spinnaker Global brought together a group of maritime HR professionals to discuss the challenges and opportunities on gender diversity within shipping.

How IOT is Transforming the Shipping Industry

How IOT is Transforming the Shipping Industry
Manish Choudhary April 17, 2019 https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/332392

Consumer demand and the march of the ecommerce giants are just two of the reasons for a relatively-early adoption of IOT in shipping

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