Seatrade Maritime Middle East hosts roundtable discussion on future of UAE’s maritime industry

Seatrade Maritime Middle East hosts roundtable discussion on future of UAE’s maritime industry
3/05/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/seatrade-maritime-middle-east-hosts...

Training in Alang's Ship Recycling Industry

Training in Alang's Ship Recycling Industry
Dr. Kanu Priya Jain and Dr. Anand Hiremath 2018-05-02 https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/training-in-alang-s-ship-r...

ILO Moves to Protect Abducted Seafarers' Wages

ILO Moves to Protect Abducted Seafarers' Wages
2018-04-30 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/ilo-moves-to-protect-abducted...

A working committee of the International Labor Organization has endorsed an amendment to the Maritime Labor Convention that would ensure the payment of seafarers' wages while they are held captive by pirates.

A seafarer’s best friend: top apps to use at sea

A seafarer’s best friend: top apps to use at sea
Eva Grey 30 April 2018 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/seafarers-best-friend-top-apps-...

During long voyages at sea, mariners face a multitude of unexpected challenges, and support is often harder to find offshore. Today, there is a variety of useful mobile apps seafarers can use to meet a range of needs – from mental health support and wellbeing, to knowing their rights and protecting the marine environment.

Can Seamen Sue for Punitive Damages, Even After 'Miles'?

Can Seamen Sue for Punitive Damages, Even After 'Miles'?
Jim T. Brown and Andrew J. Miller | May 01, 2018 https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/2018/05/01/do-i-get-punitive-damages/?sl...

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1990 landmark decision in Miles v. Apex Marine Corp., federal and state courts have grappled with whether…

A Disaster at Sea, Animated by 26 Hours of Black-Box Recordings

A Disaster at Sea, Animated by 26 Hours of Black-Box Recordings
DOUGLAS PRESTON MAY 1, 2018 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/01/books/review/into-raging-sea-rachel-s...

INTO THE RAGING SEA: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of the El Faro
By Rachel Slade, 416 pp. Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers. $27.99.

Global Ship Lease Confident on Prospects of Mid-Sized and Smaller Container Ships’ Market

Global Ship Lease Confident on Prospects of Mid-Sized and Smaller Container Ships’ Market
01/05/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/global-ship-lease-confident-on-pros...

Global Ship Lease, Inc., a containership charter owner, announced today its unaudited results for the three months ended March 31, 2018.

First Quarter Highlights

– Reported operating revenues of $36.1 million for the first quarter 2018

UK shipping industry could cut emissions using renewable electricity

UK shipping industry could cut emissions using renewable electricity
30 April 2018 https://www.ship-technology.com/news/uk-shipping-industry-cut-emissions-...

A study sponsored by Schneider Electric has revealed that, by switching to renewable electricity, the UK’s shipping and port industry could reduce emissions equivalent to 84,000 to 166,000 diesel buses or 1.2 million diesel cars.

Philippines not keen on unmanned ships – stakeholders

Philippines not keen on unmanned ships – stakeholders
GENEVI FACTAO May 1, 2018 http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-not-keen-on-unmanned-ships-stakeh...

The use of unmanned ships or autonomous vessels at sea is being eyed in other countries, but not yet in the Philippines.

EU smells fraud on ‘Belt and Road’

EU smells fraud on ‘Belt and Road’
Reuters Apr 22, 2018 http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2018/04/22/2003691762

EU and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece’s largest port of Piraeus, a trade gateway between China and Europe, officials said.

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