Port strikes the latest headache for shippers as peak season unfolds

Port strikes the latest headache for shippers as peak season unfolds
Sam Chambers June 15, 2022 https://splash247.com/port-strikes-the-latest-headache-for-shippers-as-p...

The threat posed by strikes at ports in Asia, Europe and the US is weighing heavily on shippers’ minds as this year’s peak season unfolds.

Iran’s tanker spat with Greece nears conclusion

Iran’s tanker spat with Greece nears conclusion
Sam Chambers June 15, 2022 https://splash247.com/irans-tanker-spat-with-greece-nears-conclusion/

Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organisation (PMO) said on Tuesday the Iranian-flagged Lana ship seized in April by Greece has been freed and its oil cargo will be returned to its owner. MarineTraffic data shows the ship remains at anchor to the east of Athens this morning.

‘Midshipman-X’ Identity Revealed as Lawsuits Are Filed Against Maersk Line, Limited

‘Midshipman-X’ Identity Revealed as Lawsuits Are Filed Against Maersk Line, Limited
Mike Schuler June 14, 2022 https://gcaptain.com/midshipman-x-identity-revealed-as-lawsuits-filed-ag...

Maersk Line, Limited is being hit with two lawsuits claiming the shipping company failed to protect U.S. Merchant Marine Academy mishipmen from sexual assault and harrassment, the law firm representing two victims has announced.

MLC amended following AMSA’s call to mandate reporting of seafarer fatalities

MLC amended following AMSA’s call to mandate reporting of seafarer fatalities
Abby Williams | 12th June, 2022 https://www.thedcn.com.au/news/law-regulation-trade/mlc-amended-followin...

THE AUSTRALIAN Maritime Safety Authority’s proposal to mandate the reporting of seafarer fatalities has been formally accepted as an amendment to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006.

Deborah Layde to lead The Seafarers’ Charity

Deborah Layde to lead The Seafarers’ Charity
Sam Chambers June 15, 2022 https://splash247.com/deborah-layde-to-lead-the-seafarers-charity/

Deborah Layde has been promoted from director of impact at The Seafarers’ Charity to take over from Catherine Spencer as CEO at the British organisation.

Groups win mandatory internet for seafarers

Groups win mandatory internet for seafarers
June 15, 2022 https://www.manilatimes.net/2022/06/15/business/maritime/groups-win-mand...

SEAFARERS' groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews — including internet access — in updates to the Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC), but are disappointed that shipowners and governments may seek to charge for it.

Empowered Filipina seafarer models for local, int'l brands

Empowered Filipina seafarer models for local, int'l brands
Yashika F. Torib June 15, 2022 https://www.manilatimes.net/2022/06/15/business/maritime/empowered-filip...

A general introduction to shipping law and practice in Philippines

A general introduction to shipping law and practice in Philippines
VeraLaw (Del Rosario Raboca Gonzales Grasparil) June 14 2022 https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=131b48c7-225f-4539-a9a6-c...

Commercial overview of the shipping industry

The Manila Galleon and the Asian ancestry of Mexico

The Manila Galleon and the Asian ancestry of Mexico
Jorge Mojarro June 14, 2022 https://www.manilatimes.net/2022/06/14/opinion/columns/the-manila-galleo...

Stranded ship in Pangasinan poses threat to residents: LGU

Stranded ship in Pangasinan poses threat to residents: LGU
Hilda Austria June 13, 2022 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1176557

BACKDROP. The stranded ship at the Abagatanen beach in Agno town Pangasinan is now considered a nuisance by the municipality. The ship has been stranded in the area since February 4 this year. (Photo courtesy of Lhaiy Episcope's Facebook page)

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