Filipino seafarer Larry Pineda has a simple but passionate plea: “Please sir, do not forget us.”

‘Please sir, do not forget us’: Stranded seafarers plead for COVID-19 vaccinations
Tony Wright March 5, 2021 https://www.smh.com.au/national/please-sir-do-not-forget-us-stranded-sea...

Filipino seafarer Larry Pineda has a simple but passionate plea: “Please sir, do not forget us.”

ReCAAP Warns of Kidnapping Danger Near Philippines

ReCAAP Warns of Kidnapping Danger Near Philippines
03-05-2021 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/recaap-warns-of-kidnapping-da...

All ship crew members entering Sabah waters for barter trade must be tested for Covid-19, says Masidi

All ship crew members entering Sabah waters for barter trade must be tested for Covid-19, says Masidi
STEPHANIE LEE 03 Mar 2021 https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/03/03/all-ship-crew-members-...

KOTA KINABALU: All ship crew members involved in barter trade and transhipment from the Philippines and Indonesia must be tested for Covid-19 before entering Sabah waters, says Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun.

Koreans target hydrogen standards

Koreans target hydrogen standards
Sam Chambers March 5, 2021 https://splash247.com/koreans-target-hydrogen-standards/

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), the holding company of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, has joined hands with class society Korean Register to develop international standards for hydrogen-fuelled ships and hydrogen carriers as South Korea’s largest shipbuilder looks to play catch up with this nascent ship type.

Container Ship Operators Are Betting on China’s Factory Resurgence

Container Ship Operators Are Betting on China’s Factory Resurgence
Costas Paris March 5, 2021 https://www.wsj.com/articles/container-ship-operators-are-betting-on-chi...

While supply-chain experts are stepping up talk about moving manufacturing to new sites, container ship operators are putting down big bets that the world’s factory floor will remain in China.

Seafarers' wi-fi connects international sailors with loved ones in Australian-first trial

Seafarers' wi-fi connects international sailors with loved ones in Australian-first trial
Erin Semmler, Jasmine Hines 4 march 2021 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-04/seafarers-connect-with-family-in-...

SBMA to fine shipping agency for quarantine violation

SBMA to fine shipping agency for quarantine violation
Ruben Veloria March 4, 2021 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1132595

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) will penalize a shipping agency in Olongapo City after its seaman violated safety protocols at a quarantine hotel here.

Mentally safe shipping – Seaworthiness and Sao Paolo

Mentally safe shipping – Seaworthiness and Sao Paolo
March 5, 2021 https://splash247.com/mentally-safe-shipping-seaworthiness-and-sao-paolo/

Society thinks that mental and physical health belong hand-in-hand. Christian Ayerst, CEO of Mental Health Support Solutions questions whether shipping does too.

“Healthy body, healthy mind,” muttered grandma whilst knitting.

“Mens sana in corpore sano,” barked my schoolteacher as we performed unenthusiastic burpees in the mud.

The future of shipping – how can businesses adapt?

The future of shipping – how can businesses adapt?
4 March 2021 https://innovationorigins.com/the-future-of-shipping-how-can-businesses-...

As a business owner, you need to have a clear understanding of what the big changes are likely to be so you can change your operations to accommodate them.

Norwegian companies combine to form new green maritime group

Norwegian companies combine to form new green maritime group
Malcolm Latarche March 3, 2021 https://shipinsight.com/articles/norwegian-companies-combine-to-form-new...

Four Norway-based companies with special expertise in digitalisation, energy efficiency and zero-emission solutions in the marine and maritime industry are joining forces in HAV Group ASA.

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