Cerberus Bids Nearly $850 Million for a Once-Major Shipping Lender

Cerberus Bids Nearly $850 Million for a Once-Major Shipping Lender
Eyk Henning January 13, 2018 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-12/cerberus-said-to-lead...

Cerberus Capital Management LP and J.C. Flowers & Co LLC are edging closer to acquiring HSH Nordbank AG after jointly offering more than 700 million euros ($850 million) for the once-stricken lender, according to people familiar with the matter.

Rescuers boarded Iranian tanker SANCHI: 2 bodies found, horror live

Rescuers boarded Iranian tanker SANCHI: 2 bodies found, horror live
Mikhail Voytenko January 13, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/01/13/rescuers-boarded-iranian-tanker-s...

11 rescued, 2 missing after ship sinks in South China Sea

11 rescued, 2 missing after ship sinks in South China Sea
Zaihan Mohamed Yusof January 14, 2018 http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/transport/11-rescued-2-missing-aft...

Vessels passing in the area are also receiving navigational alerts from MPA and have been told to look out for the two missing crew members.

Philippines, Indonesia agree to strengthen maritime patrols along porous borders

Philippines, Indonesia agree to strengthen maritime patrols along porous borders
ELLIE ABEN | 10 January 2018 http://www.arabnews.com/node/1222446/world

BRENDA V. PIMENTEL: Regulatory capture

Regulatory capture
BRENDA V. PIMENTEL January 13, 2018 http://www.manilatimes.net/regulatory-capture/373983/

THE new year saw another official of the Duterte administration sacked for excessive overseas trips, despite that official’s claims that attending various international meetings was necessary. Engr. Marcial Quirico Amaro 3rd was axed as chief of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), apparently based of the complaint filed by the agency’s employees against its “absentee administrator.”

Chief Engineer of container ship died in accident in Dublin

Chief Engineer of container ship died in accident in Dublin
Mikhail Voytenko January 12, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/01/12/chief-engineer-of-container-ship-...

China tanker fire: Bodies found as Sanchi burns, one week on

China tanker fire: Bodies found as Sanchi burns, one week on
13 January 2018 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42673981

Salvage workers have managed to board a burning oil tanker off China's coast, recovering the bodies of two crewmen before smoke forced them to leave.

The Sanchi is still ablaze one week after a collision with a cargo ship.

The salvage team also recovered the ship's "black box" recording unit.

Union Maritime tanker goes missing off Benin

Union Maritime tanker goes missing off Benin
Grant Rowles January 13th 2018 http://splash247.com/union-maritime-tanker-goes-missing-off-benin/

UK-based Union Maritime says it has lost communication with 2005-built oil products tanker Barrett, which was at anchor off Benin, West Africa.

The company has not been heard from the vessel since Tuesday, and alerted local maritime authorities the following day.

Maritime Luncheon speaker to address sexual harassment in the maritime industry

Maritime Luncheon speaker to address sexual harassment in the maritime industry
http://www.marinelog.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=28086:sexu...

JANUARY 10, 2018—Marine Log and India House are proud to announce that Annmarie Bhola, CEO, Enhanced Building Solutions, will be the featured speaker during The Maritime Luncheon at India House on January 16, 2018 at the historic India House in Lower Manhattan.

Police investigate deadly stabbing on cargo ship at Honolulu Harbor

Police investigate deadly stabbing on cargo ship at Honolulu Harbor
January 12, 2018 http://khon2.com/2018/01/12/honolulu-police-investigating-second-degree-...

Honolulu police have opened a second-degree murder investigation after a man was killed at Honolulu Harbor early Friday morning.

It happened at around 1 a.m. on a foreign cargo ship that was docked at Aloha Tower.

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