Guide to Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry Published

Guide to Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry Published
2019-10-10 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/guide-to-mindfulness-for-the-...

October 10 is World Mental Health Day with this year’s focus being on suicide prevention.

Human Rights at Sea in partnership with author and mental health coach, Gillian Higgins, has published a briefing note: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry.

Supreme Court en banc adopts rules for maritime admiralty court

SC adopts rules for maritime admiralty court
Genivi Factao October 23, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/23/business/maritime-business/sc-ado...

The Philippines will soon have an admiralty court for shipping cases to speed up the resolution of maritime disputes and to make the local shipping industry globally competitive.

Maersk identifies alcohol, biogas and ammonia as pathways to decarbonisation

Maersk identifies alcohol, biogas and ammonia as pathways to decarbonisation
Sam Chambers October 25th, 2019 https://splash247.com/maersk-identifies-alcohol-biogas-and-ammonia-as-pa...

In its bid to lead shipping towards decarbonisation, Maersk Line has identified three fuels to focus on, namely alcohol, biogas and ammonia.

What is the one thing the maritime sector needs to do in order to improve efficiency?

What is the one thing the maritime sector needs to do in order to improve efficiency?
Marjan van Vilet 25/10/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/what-is-the-one-thing-the-maritime-...

Pope Francis: Help seafarers to lead holy lives

Pope Francis: Help seafarers to lead holy lives
Dennis Gorecho - October 24, 2019 https://www.panaynews.net/pope-francis-help-seafarers-to-lead-holy-lives/

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan – Pope Francis has encouraged port welfare workers and chaplains to continue with renewed ecumenical spirit their efforts to protect and safeguard the rights of all people of the sea, particularly seafarers and fishermen.

Can technology improve mental wellbeing for seafarers?

Can technology improve mental wellbeing for seafarers?
Varsha Saraogi 23 October 2019 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/can-technology-improve-mental-w...

Two crew died in cargo tank of Algerian tanker

Two crew died in cargo tank of Algerian tanker
Oct 22, 2019 https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2019/27493/two-crew-died-cargo-ta...

Maritime industry seeks solutions to limit pollution

Maritime industry seeks solutions to limit pollution
Benoît Pelegrin Oct 21 2019 https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/10/21/19/maritime-industry-seeks-solut...

LONDON — Shipowners say they are trying to cut their heavy-polluting industry's impact on the environment by using cleaner energy -- but some have stalled over limiting the speed of ships.

Pacific ports join Australian network amid growing Chinese presence in region

Pacific ports join Australian network amid growing Chinese presence in region
22/10/2019

Five major Pacific ports have joined an Australian alliance to boost industry investment and trade amid growing international concerns over Beijing’s presence and influence in the region.

The ports, which include Fiji Ports Corporation, Samoa Ports Authority and the Solomon Islands Ports Authority, have signed up as external associate members of peak industry group Ports Australia to formalise maritime sector ties across the region.

Cebu traffic? Try the ‘sea jeepneys’

Cebu traffic? Try the ‘sea jeepneys’
Ador Mayol, Nestle Semilla - October 23, 2019

COMMUTE OPTION The MV Nicole Express will sail from Naga City to Cebu City’s Pier 1 starting Oct. 28. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
CEBU CITY, Philippines — With traffic congestion now part of daily life in this city, Cebuanos have the option to sail on “sea jeepneys” to reach their destinations.

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