Fire Contained on U.S.-Flagged Maersk Boxship

Fire Contained on U.S.-Flagged Maersk Boxship
2018-03-16 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/fire-contained-on-u-s-flagged...

On Thursday night,, the U.S.-flagged container ship Maersk Kensington reported a container on fire in a cargo hold while en route from Oman to Suez. Maersk said that the crew reacted swiftly by releasing CO2 into the hold. All 26 crew members are safe and accounted for and the fire is reported to be contained.

Shape up or ship out? What lies ahead for shipping crews in the wake of technological change

Shape up or ship out? What lies ahead for shipping crews in the wake of technological change
14/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shape-up-or-ship-out-what-lies-ahea...

“Technology on the march. A huge step forward for shipping, technology is changing many aspects of our personal and work lives. The challenge is to benefit from the positive aspects and minimise the negative.”

Pinoy captain Ric Autajay circumnavigated the world many times

Pinoy captain circumnavigated the world many times
Roger Pe - March 17, 2018 https://businessmirror.com.ph/pinoy-captain-circumnavigated-the-world-ma...

In Photo: Ric Autajay, Filipino captain of many ocean-going vessels for 42 fruitful years.

Busting the myth of container terminal overcapacity

Busting the myth of container terminal overcapacity
17/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/busting-the-myth-of-container-termi...

Another Maersk Containership ' Maersk Kensington' Catches Fire

Another Maersk Containership Catches Fire
Haun, Eric March 16, 2018 https://www.marinelink.com/news/containership-another435153

U.S. flagged containership Maersk Kensington reported a fire in a cargo hold while en route from Salalah, Oman toward Suez. The fire is the second reported aboard a Maersk vessel this month.

The fire has been contained and all 26 crew members are reported safe and accounted for, according to A.P. Moller-Maersk.

'Razon family controls 60%': ITF recommends shareholders vote against ICTSI directors

Press Release: ITF recommends shareholders vote against ICTSI directors
15 March 2018

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today released a shareholder advisory note detailing governance issues at International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI).

The ITF is recommending that ICTSI shareholders vote against directors Stephen A. Paradies and Jon Aboitiz at ICTSI’s 2018 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on 19 April 2018. The ITF believes that these directors bear meaningful responsibility for major governance and operational issues at the company.

Philippines Arrests 14 Vietnamese on Charges of Illegal Fishing

Philippines Arrests 14 Vietnamese on Charges of Illegal Fishing
2018-03-15 https://www.rfa.org/english/news/vietnam/philippines-fishermen-031520181...

Philippine authorities arrested 14 Vietnamese fishermen on suspicion of poaching, police said Thursday, a few weeks after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his navy to shoot foreign ships extracting natural resources from the country’s exclusive maritime territory.

Nigeria suffered 41 piracy attacks in 2017 —NIMASA; RECORDS 135 ATTACKS IN 3 YEARS

Nigeria suffered 41 piracy attacks in 2017 —NIMASA; RECORDS 135 ATTACKS IN 3 YEARS
Tola Adenubi March 15, 2018 http://www.tribuneonlineng.com/nigeria-suffered-41-piracy-attacks-in-201...

Study reveals 77% of firms lack proper cyber response plans

Study reveals 77% of firms lack proper cyber response plans
15/03/18 http://safety4sea.com/study-reveals-77-of-firms-lack-proper-cyber-respon...

Insurers brace for multi-million-dollar claims as Maersk Honam is towed to port

Insurers brace for multi-million-dollar claims as Maersk Honam is towed to port
Mike Wackett 13/03/2018 https://theloadstar.co.uk/insurers-brace-multi-million-dollar-claims-mae...

The insurance industry is bracing itself for hundreds of millions of dollars of claims from the biggest container vessel casualty to date – but some shippers will not have been insured.

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