This is how China's huge One Belt One Road project affects Maersk

This is how China's huge One Belt One Road project affects Maersk
LEONORA BECK 23.04.18

China's astronomical ambitions, aimed at making the Asian trade empire even bigger, will boost global trade. But the country's billion-dollar investments also trap Maersk and other shipping groups in a toilsome vice.

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Suspected Pirates Board Dutch Cargo Ship Off Nigeria, Seize Crew

Suspected Pirates Board Dutch Cargo Ship Off Nigeria, Seize Crew
Scott Neuman April 24, 2018 https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/24/605179680/suspected-p...

Suspected pirates have seized 12 crewmembers of a Dutch-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, the vessel's managing company confirmed Monday.

Two Chinese sailors killed in gas leakage on cargo ship

Two Chinese sailors killed in gas leakage on cargo ship
April 23, 2018 http://indianexpress.com/article/india/two-chinese-sailors-killed-in-gas...

“Two bodies were brought to our hospital along with a patient. The patient has some respiratory issues,” said Dr Nandini Mehta, medical superintendent of G G hospital, Jamnagar.

Financial institutions buying into mandate for safer shipbreaking practices

Financial institutions buying into mandate for safer shipbreaking practices
Matt Miller | Apr 23 2018 https://www.ajot.com/premium/ajot-financial-institutions-buying-into-man...

Shore leave: will a new standard protect seafarer rights?

Shore leave: will a new standard protect seafarer rights?
Patrick Kingsland 23 April 2018 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/shore-leave-will-new-standard-p...

Dualog’s Crew Connection App: Helping Seafarers Manage Their Time Online

Dualog’s Crew Connection App: Helping Seafarers Manage Their Time Online
19/04/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/dualogs-crew-connection-app-helping...

Delivering quality internet connectivity to the world’s vessels is a ‘must have’ in our fast-changing shipping industry but helping today’s seafarer manage the way he or she accesses this internet capacity is essential if this valuable resource is to be used effectively and efficiently.

Foreign vessel runs aground in Subic Bay

Foreign vessel runs aground in Subic Bay
Allan Macatuno -April 19, 2018 http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/983705/foreign-vessel-runs-aground-in-subic...

SUBIC, ZAMBALES – A container vessel registered in Singapore ran aground off Subic Bay early Thursday morning (April 19) as it attempted to avoid a fishing boat.

U.S. questions COSCO’s takeover of California cargo terminal

U.S. questions COSCO’s takeover of California cargo terminal
April 21, 2018 http://www.themeditelegraph.com/en/shipping/shipowners/2018/04/21/questi...

New York - The terminal is part of COSCO’s planned $6.3 billion deal to buy shipping firm Orient Overseas International

Hot spots still to be extinguished on burnt Maersk Honam

Hot spots still to be extinguished on burnt Maersk Honam
Sam Chambers April 17th, 2018 https://splash247.com/hotspots-still-extinguished-burnt-maersk-honam/

Officials from Maersk Line tell Splash the fire ravaged 15,000 teu Maersk Honam will dock at Jebel Ali in Dubai in the coming days. While saying the fire, which erupted on March 6 in the Arabian Sea, is under control, a spokesperson said there were still a number of hot spots that need extinguishing.

Viet Nam’s waterway logistics in deep trouble

VN’s waterway logistics in deep trouble
April, 23/2018 http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/426788/vns-waterway-logistics-in-deep-trou...

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s maritime and inland waterway transport continue to suffer from the lack of sustainable inland ports and planning for container depots. They’re also plagued by limited connecting modes of transport and high logistics costs that reduce their potential for market expansion and customer access.

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