Global fleet capacity to bulge as more containerships are delivered in 2018

Global fleet capacity to bulge as more containerships are delivered in 2018
Mike Wackett 03/01/2018 https://theloadstar.co.uk/global-fleet-capacity-bulge-containerships-del...

There will be a 5.6% growth in container fleet capacity this year, according to scheduled newbuild deliveries of 1.49m teu and expected in scrapping of some 350,000 teu, says Alphaliner.

How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?

How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
Jay Tristan Tarriela January 04, 2018 https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/how-does-duterte-use-the-philippine-coas...

Beyond securing disputed maritime rights, the PCG has an important domestic function.

Ships grounded due to expired permits

Ships grounded due to expired permits
January 05, 2018 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2018/01/04/ships-grounded-due-...

SEVERAL passengers traveling to and from Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City were stranded for a couple of hours last Wednesday afternoon after some pump boats were not allowed to sail due to expired permits from the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) 7.

High Court: State’s refusal to validate UK training certificate contrary to EU law

High Court: State’s refusal to validate UK training certificate contrary to EU law
Seosamh Gráinséir 4 January 2018 http://www.irishlegal.com/10095/high-court-states-refusal-validate-uk-tr...

Cork Institute of Technology has been granted an order of certiorari in the High Court, quashing the decision of the State to refuse to recognise certificates of proficiency granted under the authority of a UK approved maritime agency.

The Psychological Impact of Piracy: Seafarers taken prisoner by pirates have disproportionately high rates of post-traumatic stress

The Psychological Impact of Piracy: A recent study shows that seafarers taken prisoner by pirates have disproportionately high rates of post-traumatic stress.
Ian Evans Jan 3, 2018 https://psmag.com/news/piracy-causes-ptsd-at-sea

Sacked MARINA exec says he respects Duterte’s decision to fire him, claims 21 foreign trips not ‘excessive’

Sacked MARINA exec says he respects Duterte’s decision to fire him
January 4, 2018 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/638591/sacked-marina-exec-say...

Erstwhile Maritime Industry Authority administrator Marcial Amaro III has said he respected his termination from the post by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Filipino seafarers to retrace sultan’s 600-mile journey across South China Sea in boats constructed using techniques from AD320

Filipino adventurers use ancient technology to recreate historic voyage
Oliver Holmes January 3, 2018 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/03/filipino-seafarers-recreat...

Chinese newspaper publishes ‘disturbing’ warning to Australia over South China Sea dispute

Chinese newspaper publishes ‘disturbing’ warning to Australia over South China Sea dispute
Charis Chang January 3, 2018 http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/leaders/chinese-newspaper-publishes-...

A CHINESE newspaper’s fiery opinion piece has warned about the consequences of Australia’s “bigoted actions” over the South China Sea.
Charis Chang

Axing deferred; is it Marina administrator Marcial Quirico Amaro III?

Axing deferred; is it Marina chief?
Christina Mendez January 4, 2018 http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/01/04/1774497/axing-deferred-it-m...

Maritime London to merge with International Maritime Industries Forum

Maritime London to merge with International Maritime Industries Forum
04/01/2018 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/maritime-london-to-merge-with-intern...

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