Shipping Industry Hopes for a Trade War Truce Before “It’s Too Late”

Shipping Industry Hopes for a Trade War Truce Before “It’s Too Late”
08/06/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipping-industry-hopes-for-a-trade...

General cargo ship fire, Indonesia

General cargo ship fire, Indonesia
Erofey Schkvarkin June 8, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/06/08/general-cargo-ship-fire-indonesia/

Cargo of N. Korean Coal Adrift Near Vietnam

Cargo of N. Korean Coal Adrift Near Vietnam
Christy Lee June 08, 2019 https://www.voanews.com/a/cargo-on-n-korean-coal-adrift-near-vietnam-/49...

WASHINGTON -- A vessel loaded with $3 million worth of North Korean coal is now floating off Vietnam's coast, searching for a place to dock.

Myanmar: Transport authorities to issue seaman books and passports for female seafarers

Transport authorities to issue seaman books and passports for female seafarers
Shun Le Win 7 June 2019 https://elevenmyanmar.com/news/transport-authorities-to-issue-seaman-boo...

Transport authorities are planning to issue seaman books and passports for 179 lady seafarers to work officially in international cruise ships this month, sources said.

On the wires: Maersk’s push to win new business via Damco smells of desperation, but it's in good company

On the wires: Maersk’s push to win new business via Damco smells of desperation, but it's in good company
Alessandro Pasetti 05/06/2019

“AP Møller Mærsk A/S – Initiates first phase of share buy-back program: As announced on 24 May 2019, A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has decided to initiate a share buy-back program of up to DKK10bn (around $1.5bn) and a maximum of 3.12m shares to be acquired over a period of up to 15 months” – AP Møller-Maersk (APMM), 3 June 2019.

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Indonesian vessel with Iranian crew off Dwarka Coast in Gujarat

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Indonesian vessel with Iranian crew off Dwarka Coast in Gujarat
Sarfaraz Shaikh | Jun 8, 2019

AHMEDABAD: In yet another joint operation conducted by customs and Indian Coast Guard (ICG), an Indonesian vessel with Iranian crew was apprehended off Dwarka coast in Indian waters.
Sources from the ICG said that though other agencies have joined in the search operation to trace suspicious substance in the ship, till now they have found nothing, though some suspect that they have seen some suspicious material on-board.

World Oceans Day “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”

World Oceans Day “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”
08/06/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/world-oceans-day-investing-in-ocean...

Wages of seamen in S. Korea inch up in 2018

Wages of seamen in S. Korea inch up in 2018
May 30, 2019 https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20190530002500320

Marina: Seafarers’ remittances to rise 30%, Neda Board to approve Maritime Industry Development Plan

Marina: Seafarers’ remittances to rise 30%
Lorenz S. Marasigan - June 7, 2019 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/06/07/marina-seafarers-remittances-to...

IMO sets out to expose gender imbalance to drive change

IMO sets out to expose gender imbalance to drive change
Sam Chambers June 6th, 2019 https://splash247.com/imo-sets-out-to-expose-gender-imbalance-to-drive-c...

Shipping’s gender imbalance has been a hot topic at this week’s Nor-Shipping event taking place in Norway with discussions centring on making the issue far more transparent to drive change.

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