Eurotunnel, ferry and plane passengers hit with lengthy delays amid heat and thunderstorms

Eurotunnel, ferry and plane passengers hit with lengthy delays amid heat and thunderstorms
Chris Dyer 28 July 2018 • https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/28/eurotunnel-train-plane-passe...

Holidaymakers were left stranded or stuck in five hour-long queues as they tried to getaway for the summer holidays on Saturday as thunderstorms caused delays.

COSCO's cyber attack and the importance of maritime cybersecurity — FreightWaves

COSCO's cyber attack and the importance of maritime cybersecurity — FreightWaves
July 27, 2018 https://www.freightwaves.com/news/technology/coscos-cyber-attack-and-the...

Pooling resources to fight fires on boxships

Pooling resources to fight fires on boxships
July 27th, 2018 https://splash247.com/pooling-resources-to-fight-fires-on-boxships/

Matt Cannock from insurance firm Markel International addresses how the industry could tackle the scourge of fires breaking out on containerships.

As we once again watch a drifting, abandoned container vessel with flames billowing from the containers on her deck, the question must be asked: is it not time the marine industry finally does something about this?

India: Shipping Ministry working on compromise formula to tweak ‘right of first refusal’; China's new emission control areas rule to have little impact on LSFO demand

India: Shipping Ministry working on compromise formula to tweak ‘right of first refusal’
27/07/2018

The Shipping Ministry is weighing a compromise formula to overhaul the right of first refusal (ROFR) benefit given to local fleet owners for carrying export-import (EXIM) and coastal oil and bulk cargo owned by state-run firms.

Fire erupts at cargo ship; Cargo ship aground on river Don, Russia

Fire erupts at cargo ship
July 28, 2018 https://nation.com.pk/28-Jul-2018/fire-erupts-at-cargo-ship

KARACHI - Fire erupted at cargo ship at Karachi Port gutted dozens of recondition cars and other valuables here on Friday.

'Without seafarers, half the world would starve while the other half would freeze'

'Without seafarers, half the world would starve while the other half would freeze'
Martin Foley 06 July 2018 http://www.thetablet.co.uk/blogs/1/1168/-without-seafarers-half-the-worl...

This weekend churches all over Great Britain and the world will mark Sea Sunday – a day to remember seafarers and to pray for them, their families and for all who support them.

Seafarers will need online visa to disembark in Port of Fujairah

Seafarers will need online visa to disembark in Port of Fujairah
18 July 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/middle-east-africa/seafarers-will-...

Seafarers wanting to embark/disembark in the Port of Fujairah, UAE will now require a 96-hour in advance online visa.

Cargo ships: 1 sinks in Penang waters, another collides with ferry in Japan waters

Cargo ship sinks in Penang waters
Edmund Lee 26 July 2018 http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/07/26/cargo-ship-sinks-penang-waters

GEORGE TOWN: A huge Hong Kong cargo vessel sustained about RM3.5million in losses after it was partially sunk as the ship ran into the wreckage of previous shipwrecks off the waters off Permatang Damar Laut at the south of Penang island early today.

CSO Alliance: Shipping industry needs culture change on crime reporting

CSO Alliance: Shipping industry needs culture change on crime reporting
26/07/18 https://safety4sea.com/cm-cso-alliance-shipping-industry-needs-culture-c...

A seafarer’s social media guide

A seafarer’s social media guide
25/06/18 https://safety4sea.com/cm-a-seafarers-social-media-guide/

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