More routes needed for VisMin, Marina board member says

More routes needed for VisMin, Marina board member says
March 21, 2018. http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/business/2018/03/20/more-routes-needed-vi...

A MEMBER of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Board has urged shipping operators and owners in the Visayas to deploy more vessels in various routes to provide the riding public with more choices.

ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Pinoy Seafarer Case

ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case
2018-03-20 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/itf-calls-for-federal-investi...

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for an immediate investigation into the disappearance of 45-year-old Filipino seafarer, Arnel Gillo, reported missing on March 13 on the Galloway Express.

The Mission to Seafarers: “Seafarer Happiness is a Key Measure for Progress and Growth”

The Mission to Seafarers: “Seafarer Happiness is a Key Measure for Progress and Growth”
20/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/the-mission-to-seafarers-seafarer-h...

Megaships’ impact on Philippine maritime industry

Megaships’ impact on PH maritime industry
21/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/megaships-impact-on-ph-maritime-ind...

The Philippine maritime industry may see a literally huge change in the future of shipping as more cargo companies are investing in large-scale vessels or megaships. They expect more than 40 huge container ships to arrive this year and next. Bloomberg reported that these vessels were ordered at least two years ago and are now ready for delivery.

India & Indonesia seek to deepen infrastructure ties with eye on maritime sector

India & Indonesia seek to deepen infrastructure ties with eye on maritime sector
Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury Mar 19, 2018

India and Indonesia on Monday held their first ever infrastructure meet including in maritime sector amid push by both countries to increase their partnership in the Indo-Pacific region.

Nigerian maritime sector has capacity to catalyze economic growth —Peterside

Nigerian maritime sector has capacity to catalyze economic growth —Peterside
Gbenga Oke March 20, 2018 https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/03/nigerian-maritime-sector-capacity-ca...

Change Of Mind Set Crucial in Recognising Women in Maritime Sector

Change Of Mind Set Crucial in Recognising Women in Maritime Sector
NACANIELI TUILEVUK March 21 2018 http://fijisun.com.fj/2018/03/21/change-of-mind-set-crucial-in-recognisi...

Women have significantly contributed to the mari­time sector says Women in Maritime Association (WIMA) president Jane Koi.

WIMA in Fiji was launched by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa at the Suva Royal Yacht Club, last year.

Is Southeast Asia home to the most dangerous waters in the world?

Is Southeast Asia home to the most dangerous waters in the world?
Joe Baker 14 March 2018 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/southeast-asia-home-dangerous-w...

Increasing piracy, shipping accidents and political disputes have made Southeast Asia a dangerous place for seafarers. But what is the cause of these issues, and to what extent are countries in the region taking steps to solve them?

Women in maritime: How to encourage participation

Women in maritime: How to encourage participation
16/03/18 https://safety4sea.com/women-maritime-encourage-participation/

Cargo Ship Crashes Into Cargo Ship Sending Cars Falling Into The Water

Cargo Ship Crashes Into Cargo Ship Sending Cars Falling Into The Water
Justin T. Westbrook 19 March 2018 https://jalopnik.com/cargo-ship-crashes-into-cargo-ship-sending-cars-fal...

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