Mitsui OSK Lines boss warns disruptive innovations will reshape shipping

MOL boss warns disruptive innovations will reshape shipping
Sam Chambers January 4th 2018 http://splash247.com/mol-boss-warns-disruptive-innovations-will-reshape-...

Shipping should not shy away from opportunities brought around by the so-called sharing economy with the leader of Japan’s largest line vowing to be at the forefront of disruptive innovations likely to sweep through the industry.

Injured Pinoy seamen landed in Bermuda

Injured sailors landed in Bermuda
Jan 6, 2018 http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20180106/injured-sailors-landed...

Two injured seamen were this afternoon transferred from their ship to Bermuda for hospital treatment after their cargo vessel was hit by a rogue wave.

North Korea keeps sneaking in oil with ship-to-ship transfers ; Taiwan releases North Korea oil smuggling suspect on bail

North Korea keeps sneaking in oil with ship-to-ship transfers
Bloomberg News - January 7, 2018 https://businessmirror.com.ph/north-korea-keeps-sneaking-in-oil-with-shi...

Donald J. Trump’s desire to squeeze Kim Jong Un’s regime risks being undermined by the furtive maneuvers of oil tankers at sea.

Cebu: Lite Shipping files marine protest for last Friday’s ‘collision’ with cargo ship

Lite Shipping files marine protest for last Friday’s ‘collision’ with cargo ship
7 Jan 2018 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2018/01/07/lite-shipping-files...

THE management of Lite Shipping Corp. filed a marine protest before the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) against a cargo ship that bumped the rear portion of mv Lite Ferry 20.

Chaplains work together to support sick Pinoy seafarer

Chaplains work together to support sick seafarer
https://www.sailors-society.org/about-us/press-room/diosdado?platform=ho...

Chaplain Nic Tuban visiting Diosdado in hospital
A seafarer, who was told he could not go to sea because of a heart condition, has been given an emergency welfare grant by Sailors’ Society.

Short of Strike: Orkney Ferries officers vote for industrial action: Orkney Ferries could face service disruption.

Orkney Ferries officers vote for industrial action: Orkney Ferries could face service disruption.
4 Jan 2018 https://www.orcadian.co.uk/orkney-ferries-officers-vote-industrial-action/

Members of the maritime union Nautilus International have voted by a massive majority in favour of taking industrial action in the latest stage of a long-running pay dispute with Orkney Ferries.

2 injured Pinoy seamen aboard car carrier ‘Pegasus Highway’ hit by a rogue wave en route to Bermuda

Injured seamen en route to Bermuda
Jan 5, 2018 http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20180105/injured-seamen-en-rout...

Two injured seamen were today bound for Bermuda after an accident on a car carrier.

The Filipino crewmen were injured when the ‘Pegasus Highway’ was hit by a rogue wave late last night.

One suffered lacerations to the face, while the other sustained head, hand and leg injuries.

Philippine Authorities Make US$2.4M Cocaine Haul, possibly from Chinese cargo ship MV Jin Ming No. 16 that sank in stormy weather off Northern Samar

Philippine Authorities Make Big Cocaine Haul
Froilan Gallardo 2018-01-05 http://www.benarnews.org/english/news/philippine/cocaine-haul-0105201812...

Cebu: Passenger vessel M/V Lite Ferry collides with cargo ship LCT Seamine 8 off Talisay waters

Passenger vessel collides with cargo ship off Talisay waters
January 05, 2018 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2018/01/06/passenger-vessel-co...

THE 54 passengers of the M/V Lite Ferry 20 that was accidentally hit by a cargo ship in Lawis Ledge, Talisay City, around 1:30 p.m. Friday were safe.

The collision resulted in a damage to the vessel's sundeck.

Cargo ships are the world’s worst polluters, so how can they be made to go green?

Cargo ships are the world’s worst polluters, so how can they be made to go green?
Mark Piesing January 4th 2018 https://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/cargo-container-shipping-carbon-poll...

Locals remove cargo from the stricken cargo ship MSC Napoli in January 2007 in Branscombe, England (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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