Cargo Ships: one catches fire, another collides with dock

Cargo ship catches fire in Thousand Islands, all crewmen survive
April 27, 2018 http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/04/27/cargo-ship-catches-fire-in...

Cargo ship KM Kuala Mas caught fire near Nirwana Island in the Thousand Islands regency on Friday morning. No casualties were reported in the incident.

Captain of bulker that sparked huge Indonesian oil spill faces lengthy jail sentence

Captain of bulker that sparked huge Indonesian oil spill faces lengthy jail sentence
Sam Chambers April 27th, 2018 https://splash247.com/captain-bulker-sparked-huge-indonesian-oil-spill-f...

The Chinese master of the Ever Judger has been named a suspect in the massive oil spill off the coast of Balikpapan in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan.

Maritime Roundtable says welfare of seafarers paramount amid piracy threat

Maritime Roundtable says welfare of seafarers paramount amid piracy threat
26 April 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/maritime-roundtable-says-welf...

Shipping Cyber Academy Established in Singapore

Shipping Cyber Academy Established in Singapore
April 26, 2018 https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/shipping-cyber-academy-establi...

Wärtsilä is partnering with the cyber security company Templar Executives to establish a world-class cyber academy in Singapore. The academy will offer courses designed to support and enhance the collective cyber maturity of the wider shipping community, notably operators and owners.

Singapore Maritime Week 2018: Record number of graduating seafarers

Singapore Maritime Week 2018: Record number of graduating seafarers
Neo Shi Wei Apr 26, 2018 - https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transport/singapore-maritime-week-2018-...

MORE than 80 seafarers graduated from Certificate of Competency (CoC) (Special Limit) programmes at Singapore Polytechnic on Thursday, making it the largest graduating cohort since the programmes were first introduced in 2011.

Maersk CEO Calls For End to Shipping Subsidies

Maersk CEO Calls For End to Shipping Subsidies
Costas Paris April 26, 2018 https://www.wsj.com/articles/maersk-ceo-calls-for-end-to-shipping-subsid...

Soren Skou, head of the world’s biggest container ship operator, says government backing of carriers is creating overcapacity, distorting markets and pricing

Gold Galleon Hacking Group Plunders Shipping Industry

Gold Galleon Hacking Group Plunders Shipping Industry
Lindsey O'Donnell April 18, 2018 https://threatpost.com/gold-galleon-hacking-group-plunders-shipping-indu...

Seafarer hid on ship after pirate attack

Seafarer hid on ship after pirate attack
BY NIKLAS KRIGSLUND 25.04.18 at 12:58

One seafarer has been found in good condition on board a Dutch vessel which was attacked by pirates in Nigeria over the weekend. There has been no success contacting the 11 kidnapped crew members.

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Cargo ship collides with dock in Argentine grains hub Rosario

Cargo ship collides with dock in Argentine grains hub Rosario
Maximilian Heath April 26, 2018 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-grains/cargo-ship-collides-...

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A cargo ship collided with a dock on the Parana River in Argentina’s grains hub of Rosario on Wednesday, causing a slowdown of activity at terminal 6 in the port of General San Martín and raising soymeal prices.

CO2 emissions for shipping: greater digital standardisation & sharing needed

CO2 emissions for shipping: greater digital standardisation & sharing needed
26/04/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/co2-emissions-for-shipping-greater-...

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