Guidelines on the third doctor referral on seafarer’s disability benefit claims

Guidelines on the third doctor referral on seafarer’s disability benefit claims
Atty. Dennis Gorecho April 11, 2024 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2024/04/11/guidelines-on-the-third-doctor-...

The Supreme Court laid down in Bunayog v. Foscon Shipmgt, Inc. (G.R. No. 253480. April 25, 2023) guidelines to govern disability benefit claims where the seafarer requests for a third doctor referral.

Levels of depression and anxiety increase among Ukrainian seafarers

Levels of depression and anxiety increase among Ukrainian seafarers
Sam Chambers April 10, 2024 https://splash247.com/levels-of-depression-and-anxiety-increase-among-uk...

Seafarer charity Stella Maris is warning that Ukrainian seafarers are experiencing increased levels of loneliness and depression amid fears of conscription if they return home as the war enters its third year.

German owners invest in ‘Google Search’ for shipping

German owners invest in ‘Google Search’ for shipping
Bojan Lepic April 10, 2024 https://splash247.com/german-owners-invest-in-google-search-for-shipping/

Berlin-based Flagship Founders has spun off its fifth startup which is developing an AI-powered information retrieval and management platform for the shipping industry.

Maritime Industry Grapples with Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Hazards

Maritime Industry Grapples with Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Hazards
Michał Rogucki 10 April 2024 https://ytech.news/en/maritime-industry-grapples-with-lithium-ion-batter...

Transformative AI for the Modern Maritime Industry

Transformative AI for the Modern Maritime Industry
April 8, 2024 https://gcaptain.com/transformative-ai-for-the-modern-maritime-industry/

These are challenging times for the maritime industry. Shipping companies across the globe constantly navigate a broad range of operational and commercial decisions – shifting customer demand, strict new regulations on carbon emissions, and geopolitical events that have thrown established trade routes into turmoil.

Filipino fishermen left in WA marina allege abandonment, lost pay

Filipino fishermen left in WA marina allege abandonment, lost pay
Crosscut April 9, 2024 https://www.invw.org/2024/04/09/filipino-fishermen-left-in-wa-marina-all...

By Lizz Giordano, Farah Eltohamy / Crosscut.com / March 27, 2024

Explained: The outrage over the racist cartoon mocking Indian crew of ship behind Baltimore bridge crash

Explained: The outrage over the racist cartoon mocking Indian crew of ship behind Baltimore bridge crash
FP Explainers • March 29, 2024 https://www.firstpost.com/explainers/racist-cartoon-mocking-indian-crew-...

Baltimore bridge collapse: What will happen to the 21 sailors stranded on the Dali?

Baltimore bridge collapse: What will happen to the 21 sailors stranded on the Dali?
Bernd Debusmann Jr, 2 April 2024 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-68708593

Nearly a week after Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed, almost two dozen sailors remain stranded on-board the vessel involved in the accident.

BOI registered IMP shipyard poised to help boost PH SBSR

BOI registered IMP shipyard poised to help boost PH SBSR
April 3, 2024 https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/04/03/business/maritime/boi-registered-...

Maritime regulator seeking Budget dep’t approval to triple staffing levels

Maritime regulator seeking Budget dep’t approval to triple staffing levels
Ashley Erika O. Jose March 31, 2024 https://www.bworldonline.com/economy/2024/03/31/584810/maritime-regulato...

THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is seeking the approval of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to expand its staffing by 2,000 from the current 1,000.

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