Felipe Calderon: 'Ship emissions led to more than 24,000 premature deaths in East Asia, with 18,000 fatalities in mainland China'

Felipe Calderon: The Shipping Industry Is Killing Us
Felipe Calderon On 4/10/18 http://www.newsweek.com/shipping-industry-killing-us-opinion-877607

Countries inch towards ‘bare minimum’ climate target for shipping

Countries inch towards ‘bare minimum’ climate target for shipping
10/04/2018 http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/04/10/countries-inch-towards-bare-...

UK calls for ‘ambitious’ deal to cut shipping’s climate emissions

UK calls for ‘ambitious’ deal to cut shipping’s climate emissions
April 10, 2018 http://chronicle.gi/2018/04/uk-calls-for-ambitious-deal-to-cut-shippings...

Countries are meeting in an attempt to agree cuts to greenhouse gases from the global shipping industry, amid pressure on the sector to help tackle climate change.

IUMI: Maersk Honam will be largest general average loss on record: Insured losses will run to hundreds of millions

IUMI: Maersk Honam will be largest general average loss on record: Insured losses will run to hundreds of millions
9 April 2018

Insured losses will run to hundreds of millions

Insured losses as a result of the blaze on board the Maersk Honam, which caught fire on 6 March, will run into the hundreds of millions, according to the British International Freight Association.

Maritime worker health and safety - still on choppy waters

Maritime worker health and safety - still on choppy waters
King & Wood Mallesons April 9 2018 https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=3713ddf1-acaf-4fcc-8c0a-9...

In this update we highlight the findings of a recent study, a Senate inquiry and the stalled efforts to bring about greater harmony between Australian maritime and general industry work health and safety laws.

Maritime industry safety culture study

Shipping industry faces calls to clean up emissions

Shipping industry faces calls to clean up emissions
9 April 2018 http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43696900

The global shipping industry is facing calls to follow the example of the car industry and cut its carbon emissions.

The International Maritime Organisation's environment committee is meeting in London this week to try to agree a global plan for reducing emissions levels.

Without a clean-up there are warnings that shipping could account for almost a fifth of carbon emissions by 2050.

Ph Maritime Industry Authority out to track down unregistered motor bancas

Marina out to track down unregistered motor bancas
9 April 2018 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/business/2018/04/09/marina-out-track-down...

THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) 7 warned it is deploying enforcers to track down illegal or colorum motor bancas, but is also arranging for mobile registration for these water craft, especially those being used by tourists.

How many seafarers?* : DOH data show 5,537 OFWs have HIV/AIDS, says lawmaker

DOH data show 5,537 OFWs have HIV/AIDS, says lawmaker
April 8, 2018 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/news/649279/doh-data-show-5-5...

Eleven percent of the total 52,280 Filipinos who have HIV and AIDS are migrant workers, a party-list representative said on Sunday.

Mediterranean Shipping Company Wins Award for Sustainability and Crew Training

MSC Wins Award for Sustainability and Crew Training
06 Apr 2018 https://www.porttechnology.org/news/msc_wins_award_for_sustainability_an...

MSC Shipmanagement was named 'Green Company of the Year' at the 17th annual Sailor Today awards in Mumbai.

Russia attempts to sneak 9 Crimean sailors out of Ukraine

Russia attempts to sneak Crimean sailors out of Ukraine
Matthew Kupfer April 8 2018 https://www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/russia-attempts-sneak-crimean-...

Russian diplomats have attempted to sneak nine Crimean sailors through a Ukrainian border checkpoint into southern Russia under the cover of diplomatic immunity, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service.

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