Neville Smith: How I learned to stop worrying and love the IMO

How I learned to stop worrying and love the IMO
Neville Smith April 18th, 2018 http://splash247.com/learned-stop-worrying-love-imo/

Rather than apologise to legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, I should probably start by apologising to the IMO. Like fellow Splash columnist Andrew Craig-Bennett, I too worked on Lloyd’s List some years ago, alongside former editor Michael Grey.

One Missing in Offshore Vessel Fire off Sarawak

One Missing in Offshore Vessel Fire off Sarawak
2018-04-17 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/one-missing-in-offshore-vesse...

China’s $1 Billion White Elephant

China’s $1 Billion White Elephant
Iain Marlow April 18, 2018 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-17/china-s-1-billion-whi...

Fire broke out on Ro-Ro cargo ship

Fire broke out on Ro-Ro cargo ship
17/04/18 https://safety4sea.com/fire-broke-out-on-ro-ro-cargo-ship/

The DFDS Ro-Ro cargo ship "Finlandia Seaways" suffered a fire in its engine room in April 16 in the English Channel, while heading to Rosyth UK, from Zeebrugge Belgium.

According to information, one crewmember, who was in the engine room when the fire broke out, was injured and was transported to a hospital in the UK.

The rest of the crew members and four passengers are reported as safe.

Atty Dennis Gorecho: Three-day reportorial rule for seafarers’ claims

Three-day reportorial rule for seafarers’ claims
Dennis Gorecho - April 17, 2018 https://www.panaynews.net/three-day-reportorial-rule-for-seafarers-claims/

NMP: More women becoming seafarers

NMP: More women becoming seafarers
WILLIAM DEPASUPIL March 27, 2018 http://www.manilatimes.net/nmp-more-women-becoming-seafarers/388680/

Fatigue: Can You Just Get Used to it?

Fatigue: Can You Just Get Used to it?
Captain Richard Madden 2018-04-14 https://www.maritime-executive.com/blog/fatigue-can-you-just-get-used-to...

Fatigue. It's a way of life for so many of us. From first responders to students to the transportation industry, it's a badge of honor to pull the all-nighter or push through an extended period with no rest.

Seafarers’ financial security guidelines out

Seafarers’ financial security guidelines out
WILLIAM DEPASUPIL April 3, 2018 http://www.manilatimes.net/seafarers-financial-security-guidelines-out/3...

Greek seamen to hold 24-hour strike on April 18

Greek seamen to hold 24-hour strike on April 18
16.04.2018 http://www.ekathimerini.com/227698/article/ekathimerini/news/greek-seame...

Ferries will remain docked on Wednesday due to a 24-hour strike called by the Greek seamen's federation (PNO) protesting a draft ministerial decision that will lift restrictions in cruise shipping.

Cosco tanker hit by floating crane in Iraq

Cosco tanker hit by floating crane in Iraq
Jason Jiang April 16th, 2018 http://splash247.com/cosco-tanker-hit-floating-crane-iraq/

China Cosco Shipping’s product tanker Tian E Zuo was involved in a collision with a floating crane at Khor al Zubayr port, Iraq on Friday.

A video showed that the tanker was anchored while it was hit by the floating crane. Following the collision, the tanker suffered a hull breach and ballast water was seen leaking from the vessel.

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