Shipping companies risk court battle on CO2 emissions following Shell ruling

Shipping companies risk court battle on CO2 emissions following Shell ruling
DAG HOLMSTAD, IDHA TOFT VALEUR, JENS THOMSEN 27.05.21

After the surprise court win Wednesday, Friends of the Earth Netherlands sees shipping companies as potential targets for future court cases, the NGO informs ShippingWatch. Danish Shipping views the ruling as a signal to politicians that they need to take action.

Improving Seafarers’ Mental Health: Lloyd’s Register Foundation calls on the Maritime industry to intervene

Improving Seafarers’ Mental Health: Lloyd’s Register Foundation calls on the Maritime industry to intervene
Baibhav Mishra - May 28, 2021 https://seanews.co.uk/news/improving-seafarers-mental-health-lloyds-regi...

DFA protests anew China's continued deployment and presence in West Philippine Sea

DFA protests anew China's continued deployment and presence in West Philippine Sea
MICHAELA DEL CALLAR May 29, 2021 https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/789364/dfa-protests-anew-chi...

The Philippines has protested anew China's continued presence and deployment of vessels in Philippine waters, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday.
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Pinoys relieve MV Hilma Bulker's Indonesian crew at Port of Manila

MV Hilma Bulker arrived for crew change
Genivi Verdejo May 27, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/05/27/business/maritime/mv-hilma-bulker...

MV Hilma Bulker arrived at the Port of Manila on Wednesday from Indonesia to replace the Indonesian crew with the all Filipino crew.

BIMCO’s new president pledges to raise shipping’s voice

BIMCO’s new president pledges to raise shipping’s voice
Cichen Shen 27 May 2021 https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1136926/BIMCOs-new...

Chao: The pandemic has exposed the fact that too many outside the shipping community are ignorant of the role that seafarers play.

Suez Canal Blames Container Ship’s Grounding on Its High Speed, Size of Rudder

Suez Canal Blames Container Ship’s Grounding on Its High Speed, Size of Rudder
Aidan Lewis | May 28, 2021 https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2021/05/28/616268.htm

ISMAILIA, Egypt – The container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March was struggling to steer because of its high speed and the size of its rudder, and could have chosen not to enter the waterway in bad weather, the canal authority’s head told Reuters.

3 crew missing after collision of Japanese cargo ship and tanker

Three crew missing after collision of Japanese cargo ship and tanker
Reuters May 28, 2021 https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/japanese-cargo-ship-collides-...

Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft were searching on Friday for three missing crew of a cargo ship that capsized and sank after a collision with a Marshall Islands-registered tanker in the Seto Inland Sea, authorities said.

105,488 sea-based overseas Filipinos repatriated

DFA: Filipinos repatriated amid pandemic now over 401,000
Neil Arwin Mercado - May 27, 2021 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/196565/filipinos-abroad-repatriated-am...

MANILA, Philippines — More than 401,000 Filipinos abroad have been repatriated amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported Thursday.

Sri Lanka braces for major oil spill as cargo vessel expected to sink: report

Sri Lanka braces for major oil spill as cargo vessel expected to sink: report
PTI | Colombo |May 26, 2021 https://indianexpress.com/article/world/sri-lanka-cargo-ship-fire-oil-sp...

Manila Times Editorial: Govt must address well-being of Filipino seafarers

Govt must address well-being of Filipino seafarers
May 27, 2021 Manila Times Editorial https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/05/27/opinion/editorial/govt-must-addre...

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