Rescue of 1,200 tonne cargo ship off Skye

Rescue of 1,200 tonne cargo ship off Skye
18 February 2018 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-43106706

Lifeboats have helped rescue a 1,200-tonne cargo ship which broke down off the coast of Skye.

The 65m (213ft) CEG universe was heading through the notorious Kylerhea Narrows between Skye and Glenelg when it became stuck with a broken rudder.

The vessel was carrying a cargo of road salt to Gairloch.

Ship crew use hot water to foil pirate attack off Basilan

Ship crew use hot water to foil pirate attack off Basilan
Richard Falcatan February 17, 2018 https://news.url.google.com/url?sa=j&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rappler.com%2....

The role of duty officers in collision avoidance

The role of duty officers in collision avoidance
16/02/18 https://safety4sea.com/the-role-of-duty-officers-in-collision-avoidance/

Taking consideration of various court claims involving maritime casualties, Harry Hirst of Ince&Co. law firm discussed the importance of "the use of time" by duty officers (OOW) in collision avoidance.

Hyundai Merchant Marine's net loss for 2017 balloons to more than a billion dollars

HMM’s net loss for 2017 balloons to more than a billion dollars
Sam Chambers February 13th, 2018 http://splash247.com/hmms-net-loss-2017-balloons-billion-dollars/

South Korea’s leading line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) issued its unaudited results for 2017 today with the red ink flowing in dramatic fashion. HMM, which came through a fierce restructuring in 2016, saw its annual net loss more than double to KRW1.208trn ($1.1bn).

Casualties, Collisions and Criminality

Casualties, Collisions and Criminality
Joseph Keefe February 11, 2018 https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/blogs/post/casualties-collisions-an...

PH-made vessel powered by waves setting sail soon

PH-made vessel powered by waves setting sail soon
Dhel Nazario 14, 2018 https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/02/14/ph-made-vessel-powered-by-waves-settin...

The development of an environment-friendly vessel which has the ability to harness energy from ocean waves and improve the country’s maritime industry will be funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Carnival cruise ship brawl video: passengers and crew filmed in clash on board

Carnival cruise ship brawl video: passengers and crew filmed in clash on board
Patrick Grafton-Green https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/extraordinary-video-shows-passenge...

Lack of uniform international legal framework will hinder and fragment the adoption of green technology in shipping

Lack of uniform international legal framework will hinder and fragment the adoption of green technology in shipping
16/02/2018 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/lack-of-uniform-international-legal-...

Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology

The Bermuda Triangle's most mysterious disappearances

The Bermuda Triangle's most mysterious disappearances
Paul Ratner February 16, 2018 http://bigthink.com/paul-ratner/has-modern-navigation-technology-beaten-...

300 kilo of cocaine seized with the help of ship’s Ukrainian crew, Italy

300 kilo of cocaine seized with the help of ship’s Ukrainian crew, Italy
STEPAN KOTCHERGA February 16, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/02/16/300-kilo-of-cocaine-seized-with-t...

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