Digital game changer for maritime industry: Five industry experts share their views on what maritime sector players need to do to navigate the new digital seascape

Digital game changer for maritime industry: Five industry experts share their views on what maritime sector players need to do to navigate the new digital seascape
Mar 07, 2018 http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/hub/asia-pacific-maritime-2018/digital-g...

ROUNDTABLE PARTICIPANTS:

Whitepaper Provides Overview of Big Data in Maritime Sector: Outlines Potential for Increasing Operational Efficiency Across the Shipping Industry

Whitepaper Provides Overview of Big Data in Maritime Sector: Outlines Potential for Increasing Operational Efficiency Across the Shipping Industry
March 6th, 2018 | http://www.globaltrademag.com/global-logistics/whitepaper-provides-overv...

West African pirates taking hostages for ransom as oil prices tank

West African pirates taking hostages for ransom as oil prices tank
Andrew Thompson 19 Feb 2018 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-20/struggling-west-african-pirates-ta...

Chirag Bari's merchant ship MT Marida Marguerite was nearing the Gulf of Aden when the vessel was boarded by Somali pirates.

"I approached the bridge; I heard noises coming from inside the bridge," he said.

"Then I saw the pirates.

Life of abandoned crew off Tunisia compared to a sinking prison

Life of abandoned crew off Tunisia compared to a sinking prison
Sam Chambers March 5th, 2018 http://splash247.com/life-abandoned-crew-off-tunisia-compared-sinking-pr...

$8 deductions: Goa seamen seek probe against National Union of Seafarers of India for embezzlement of funds

Goa seamen seek probe against NUSI for embezzlement of funds
06 Mar 2018 https://www.heraldgoa.in/Goa-News/Goa-seamen-seek-probe-against-NUSI-for...

Point out that no account given of $ 8 deductions of around 50,000 seamen; The association also seeks withdrawal of the rule making SSCE certificate compulsory for Indian CDC

Senate adopts 7 treaties to boost Philippine maritime safety and security

Senate adopts 7 treaties to boost PH maritime safety and security
Jhoanna Ballaran March 05, 2018 http://globalnation.inquirer.net/164792/senate-maritime-treaties-loren-l...

The Senate adopted on Monday seven maritime treaties to boost the country’s maritime industry’s safety and security.

Global container shipping to face yet another crisis? Container ships in collisions and maritime accidents

Global container shipping to face yet another crisis?
05/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/global-container-shipping-to-face-y...

Sulfuric acid in one of missing containers from Maersk ship; 3 tons of sulfuric acid is in one of 70 missing containers off the Outer Banks

Sulfuric acid in one of missing containers from Maersk ship
Mar 5, 2018 http://www.professionalmariner.com/Web-Bulletin-2018/Sulfuric-acid-in-on...

About 70 containers fell from Maersk Shanghai in heavy seas and high winds off North Carolina

(OREGON INLET, N.C.) — A container lost from a Maersk cargo ship in heavy seas off the Outer Banks on Saturday night contains nearly 6,000 pounds of sulfuric acid, The Virginian-Pilot reported.

MLC 2006's ‘in any 24-hour period’ : PaSea Clarifies Hours of Work and Rest interpretation for seafarers

PaSea Clarifies Hours of Work and Rest interpretation for seafarers
28/02/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/pasea-clarifies-hours-of-work-and-r...

Meet the Pinoy volunteers of Greenpeace's 'Rainbow Warrior'

Meet the Pinoy volunteers of Greenpeace's 'Rainbow Warrior'
Mar 04 2018

MANILA -- "Rainbow Warrior," Greenpeace’s iconic and environmental campaign ship, arrived in Manila last month for a 20-day tour around the country to promote climate justice in areas affected by different calamities.

From afar, the ship looks nondescript, but there's more than meets the eye.

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