Russian ships may be using underwater cables to spy

Russian ships may be using underwater cables to spy
Associated Press March 30, 2018 https://nypost.com/2018/03/30/russian-ships-may-be-using-underwater-cabl...

WASHINGTON — Russian ships are skulking around underwater communications cables, causing the US and its allies to worry the Kremlin might be taking information warfare to new depths.

World biggest container ship 'COSCO Shipping Leo' collided with freighter 'Mercury Triumph'

World biggest container ship collided with freighter
Mikhail Voytenko March 30, 2018 https://maritimebulletin.net/2018/03/30/world-biggest-container-ship-col...

Shipping faces demands to cut CO2

Shipping faces demands to cut CO2
Roger Harrabin 31 March 2018 http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43584963

A battle is under way to force the global shipping industry to play its part in tackling climate change.

A meeting of the International Maritime Organisation in London next week will face demands for shipping to radically reduce its CO2 emissions.

If shipping doesn't clean up, it could contribute almost a fifth of the global total of CO2 by 2050.

Indian shipping industry may hit foreign shores to fight slump

Indian shipping industry may hit foreign shores to fight slump
Rouhan Sharma | March 31, 2018 http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/indian-shipping-industry-may-hi...

China gives go-head for two largest shipbuilders to merge: Bloomberg

China gives go-head for two largest shipbuilders to merge: Bloomberg
Reuters Staff March 30, 2018 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-shipbuilding/china-gives-go-hea...

Mumbai man Sandeep Chaudhary, who went to Malaysia for Merchant Navy job, dies after months of torture

Mumbai man, who went to Malaysia for Merchant Navy job, dies after months of torture
Suraj Ojha Mar 28, 2018 https://www.mid-day.com/articles/chembur-man-who-went-to-malaysia-for-me...

Chembur youth, who landed in Malaysia for Merchant Navy job, dies after months of torture; his friend still stuck there with no work

Ship chemical spill disaster averted: Shanghai maritime authorities

Ship chemical spill disaster averted: Shanghai maritime authorities
March 29, 2018 http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/ship-chemical-spill-d...

Shanghai's maritime authorities said on Thursday they have contained a leak from a cargo ship and averted a possible disaster in the city.

China's COSCO Shipping says demand to remain buoyant in 2018

China's COSCO Shipping says demand to remain buoyant in 2018
Reuters March 29, 2018 https://www.nasdaq.com/article/chinas-cosco-shipping-says-demand-to-rema...

SHANGHAI, March 29 (Reuters) - COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd, said it expects further growth in container shipping demand thanks to a continued recovery in global trade, after reporting it had swung to a net profit of 2.7 billion yuan ($429.42 million) for 2017.

S. Korea’s maritime industry shrinks in 2016: data

S. Korea’s maritime industry shrinks in 2016: data
30/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/s-koreas-maritime-industry-shrinks-...

South Korea’s maritime industry was scaled down in 2016 due mainly to a contraction in the shipbuilding and shipping businesses, the maritime ministry said Thursday.

Malta: Maritime industry has vast untapped opportunities

Malta: Maritime industry has vast untapped opportunities
29/03/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/malta-maritime-industry-has-vast-un...

This feature has no pretence to be a professional economic analysis of the contribution which the Maltese maritime industry makes to Malta’s gross domestic product. I hope that in the near future the Malta Maritime Forum will be able to undertake such a study which is essential to raise awareness about this industry.

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