Filipino seafarers affected by oil tanker attack now back in PH

Filipino seafarers affected by oil tanker attack now back in PH
20/06/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/filipino-seafarers-affected-by-oil-...

The Filipino seafarers working in one of the two oil tankers damaged in an alleged attack near the Strait of Hormuz have returned home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

In a statement on Wednesday, the DFA said the 11 Filipino seafarers of MT Front Altair arrived in Manila this morning.

Day of the Seafarer 2019

Day of the Seafarer 2019
20/06/2019

I am on board with gender equality is our theme for this year’s Day of the Seafarer campaign. Join us online and share your support.

Billion-dollar bust as 15,000kg of cocaine found on cargo ship

Billion-dollar bust as 15,000kg of cocaine found on cargo ship
Michael Rubinkam June 20 2019 https://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/billiondollar-bust-a...

Authorities have seized 15,000kg of cocaine from a ship in Philadelphia in what was described as one of the largest drug busts in American history - worth an estimated $1bn (€891m).

MARINA lauds Japan aid to PH maritime industry

MARINA lauds Japan aid to PH maritime industry
Aerol John Pateña June 18, 2019 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1072630

MANILA -- The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on Tuesday lauded the Japanese government for its assistance to ensure a modern maritime industry in the Philippines.

Vietnamese rescuers kept Filipino fishermen warm, fed them noodles and rice after boat sinking incident

Vietnamese rescuers kept Filipino fishermen warm, fed them noodles and rice after boat sinking incident
Coconuts Manila Jun 19, 2019 https://coconuts.co/manila/news/vietnamese-rescuers-kept-filipino-fisher...

3 officers arrested in arson case involving Grimaldi’s Grande Europa

Three officers arrested in arson case involving Grimaldi’s Grande Europa
Nicola CapuzzoJune 18th, 2019 https://splash247.com/three-officers-arrested-in-arson-case-involving-gr...

Three officers of the Grimaldi Group who were on the Grande Europa conro ship which caught fire while transiting off the island of Mallorca last month have been arrested in Spain for alleged arson.

The best and worst performing dry bulk companies

The best and worst performing dry bulk companies
June 19th, 2019 https://splash247.com/the-best-and-worst-performing-dry-bulk-companies/

Maritime advisors Liengaard & Roschmann has published its Vesselindex Performance Report 2019, ranking the best performing listed dry bulk companies. Belships, Pangaea and Thoresen come out on top. The team explain the results to Splash readers today in their drive to make the sector more transparent for investors.

Recto Bank ‘mishap:’ Duterte remark disappoints Filipino skipper

Recto Bank ‘mishap:’ Duterte remark disappoints Filipino skipper
Daphne Galvez - June 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The captain of a Philippine fishing boat that was reportedly rammed and abandoned by a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea said on Tuesday that he was saddened by the remark of President Rodrigo Duterte who stated that the incident was only a “little maritime accident.”

In a speech on Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte finally spoke up about the issue, saying that politicians are just making the situation worse.

'I told my daughter I'd be home': long ordeal ends for crew stranded at sea

'I told my daughter I'd be home': long ordeal ends for crew stranded at sea
17 June 2019 https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jun/17/long-ordeal-e...

'I told my daughter I'd be home': long ordeal ends for crew stranded at sea

Abandoned at sea in desperate conditions for 18 months, the MV Azraqmoiah’s crew have finally been reunited with their families

Maritime industry roiled by tanker attacks; Shipping industry condemns tanker attacks, warns of global economic threat

Maritime industry roiled by tanker attacks
Agence France Presse 18/06/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/maritime-industry-roiled-by-tanker-...

The tanker attacks in the Gulf have roiled the maritime industry, with key players urging restraint over fears over the safety of a key shipping lane.

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