Philippines re-elected to International Maritime Organization

PH re-elected to int’l maritime body
December 14, 2019 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1088777

MANILA — The Philippines has been re-elected as a member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council under Category C for Biennium 2020 to 2021, during the 31st Session of the IMO Assembly at the IMO Headquarters in London on Nov. 29.

Filipino seafarer dies as Togo pirates release Greek ship – company

Filipino seafarer dies as Togo pirates release Greek ship – company
Agence France-Presse 14 Dec 2019 https://www.rappler.com/nation/247165-filipino-seafarer-dies-togo-pirate...

A full investigation is underway, according to ship managers, adding that the Filipino's demise 'was not as a result of any actions by those holding the crew hostage but due to illness

India: DG shipping to take up identity issue of seafarers

DG shipping to take up identity issue of sailors
TNN | Dec 15, 2019 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/dg-shipping-to-take-up-iden...

Malaysia seizes Vietnamese oil tanker that was tracked in North Korea

Malaysia seizes Vietnamese oil tanker that was tracked in North Korea
Rozanna Latiff, Roslan Khasawneh 12 Dec 2019 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-vietnam-tanker/malaysia-seiz...

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Vietnamese oil tanker which Reuters reported visited North Korea in February has been seized by Malaysia after it was found adrift off the Malaysian coast, maritime agency officials said.

Cargo ship hijacked, freed in Somali waters

Cargo ship hijacked, freed in Somali waters
Mikhail Voytenko December 14, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/12/14/cargo-ship-hijacked-freed-in-som...

Free mentorship for OFWs, seafarers aspiring entrepreneurs

Free mentorship for OFWs, seafarers aspiring entrepreneurs
Roderick Abad - December 12, 2019 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/12/12/free-mentorship-for-ofws-seafar...

RETURNING overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and seafarers, together with potential entrepreneurs, stand to gain the “gift of knowledge” on how to put up a business during the special leg of the Mentor Me on Wheels (MMOW) at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City today, Thursday.

DFA, DOTr, MARINA urged to report on PH compliance with EMSA findings

DFA, DOTr, MARINA urged to report on PH compliance with EMSA findings
Charissa Luci-Atienza December 12, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/12/12/dfa-dotr-marina-urged-to-report-on-ph-...

Samar Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento urged government agencies to apprise the House of Representatives on the status of the country’s compliance with the findings of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).

Shipping industry sails into unknown with new pollution rules

Shipping industry sails into unknown with new pollution rules
13/12/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipping-industry-sails-into-unknow...

Faced with imminent new global marine pollution rules, shipping companies and insurers are puzzling over the risks.

Port cities must connect to enable smarter shipping practises or face climate crises alone, reveals new SEA20 study

Port cities must connect to enable smarter shipping practises or face climate crises alone, reveals new SEA20 study
12/12/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/port-cities-must-connect-to-enable-...

Time to rock the boat and transform shipping

Time to rock the boat and transform shipping
Jonathan Gornall November 23, 2019

Such is the density of international shipping represented as tiny symbols on global maritime tracking websites that the vast fleet continuously circling the globe appears as a massive, previously undiscovered landmass. The illusion is fitting. As the World Economic Forum put it recently, “If shipping were a country, it would be the world’s sixth-biggest greenhouse-gas emitter.”

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