Supreme Court upholds seafarer's right to post-employment medical checkup

SC upholds seafarer's right to post-employment medical checkup
January 22, 2020 https://www.rappler.com/nation/249950-supreme-court-decision-right-seafa...

The High Court grants the $62,000-disability claim of seaman Apolinario Zonio Jr – who developed diabetes mellitus at work – against his employers

Mesothelioma in Seafarers: Cancer Risk at Sea

Mesothelioma in Seafarers: Cancer Risk at Sea
Alex Straus January 10, 2020 https://survivingmesothelioma.com/mesothelioma-seafarers/

New research has revealed a higher risk for mesothelioma in seafarers and fisherman in Nordic countries. A seafarer is someone who makes their living at sea.

The study conducted by the Danish Cancer Society found an elevated risk in most types of cancer among Nordic seafarers. Mesothelioma was one of just three cancers whose cause was not difficult to guess.

Eight kidnapped crew from the Happy Lady freed by pirates--2 Pinoy seafarers also on board

Eight kidnapped crew from the Happy Lady freed by pirates
David Glass | Jan 23, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/eight-kidnapped-crew-h...

The Hellenic Coast Guard has announced eight crew members of the Greek-flagged tanker Happy Lady abducted by pirates in an attack near the coast of Cameroon were released on 22 January after three weeks in captivity

Demolition Market Off to a Good 2020 Start

Demolition Market Off to a Good 2020 Start
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Cargo ship distress, abandoned, Taiwan Strait

Cargo ship distress, abandoned, Taiwan Strait
Mikhail Voytenko January 22, 2020 https://maritimebulletin.net/2020/01/22/cargo-ship-distress-abandoned-ta...

8 crew members kidnapped from Greek-flagged tanker freed

8 crew members kidnapped from Greek-flagged tanker freed
ELENA BECATOROS •January 22, 2020 https://news.yahoo.com/8-crew-members-kidnapped-greek-130603379.html

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Eight crew members of a Greek-flagged tanker ship have been freed more than 20 days after being kidnapped by gunmen off the coast of Cameroon in West Africa, Greece's merchant marine ministry said Wednesday.

BIMCO Issues Update On Persian Gulf Tensions And Sanctions Clauses

BIMCO Issues Update On Persian Gulf Tensions And Sanctions Clauses
22/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/bimco-issues-update-on-persian-gulf...

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Masterful control of the ship in a dangerous situation

Masterful control of the ship in a dangerous situation
Mikhail Voytenko January 22, 2020 https://maritimebulletin.net/2020/01/22/masterful-control-of-the-ship-in...

IMO sec-gen Kitack Lim hails ‘successful’ implementation of IMO 2020

IMO sec-gen hails ‘successful’ implementation of IMO 2020
Marcus Hand | Jan 22, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/regulation/imo-sec-gen-hails-successfu...

The IMO 2020 regulation has been “implemented successfully” says IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim, with just 10 cases of compliant fuel being unavailable reported in the first 20 days.

Eight countries support European-led maritime mission in Strait of Hormuz

Eight countries support European-led maritime mission in Strait of Hormuz
21/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/eight-countries-support-european-le...

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