Seafarers’ charity Stella Maris joins call to end piracy threat in Gulf of Guinea

Seafarers’ charity Stella Maris joins call to end piracy threat in Gulf of Guinea
26 May 2021 Press Release received via email

Global maritime charity Stella Maris has signed up to the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy, demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to eradicating the scourge of piracy.

Stella Maris International Network Director Fr Bruno Ciceri, who is based in the Vatican, signed the Declaration on behalf of the charity.

Mutiny as ground for dismissal

Mutiny as ground for dismissal
Dennis Gorecho May 26, 2021 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2021/05/26/mutiny-as-ground-for-dismissal/

Mutiny has become a common plot for blockbusters like the 1997 American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg.

The film centered on the 1839 revolt aboard the Spanish-owned ship La Amistad during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors’ ship.

IMO reiterate actions prioritizing seafarers in national Covid-19 vaccination

IMO reiterate actions prioritizing seafarers in national Covid-19 vaccination
May 26, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/05/26/business/maritime/imo-reiterate-a...

Pinoy seafarer dies of COVID-19 while docked in Indonesia

Pinoy seafarer dies of COVID-19 while docked in Indonesia
ABS-CBN News May 26 2021 https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/26/21/filipino-seafarer-dies-covid-19-i...

MANILA - A Filipino seafarer passed away early this week from COVID-19 while his ship was docked in Indonesia, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) said Wednesday.

3 fishing vessel crew members die in collision with cargo ship

3 fishing vessel crew members die in collision with cargo ship
THE ASAHI SHIMBUN May 26, 2021 http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14358554

SAPPORO--Three crew members of a fishing vessel died following a collision with a Russian cargo ship off the coast of Hokkaido on the morning of May 26, according to the Mombetsu Coast Guard Office and other sources.

Signs of shipping industry recovery but progress to be slow, industry leader says

Signs of shipping industry recovery but progress to be slow, industry leader says
25 May 2021 https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/business/443301/signs-of-shipping-industry-re...

New Zealand's shipping industry is looking forward to a brighter future, but trade experts warn it will not be an overnight fix.

Mastering maritime from sea to shore

Mastering maritime from sea to shore
Yashika Torib May 26, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/05/26/business/maritime/mastering-marit...

THE majority, if not all, of Filipino seafarers may have met or heard the name "Ronald Enrile" at one point in their career.

Poor diets reduce seafarer productivity

Poor diets reduce seafarer productivity
Andrew Cox May 25, 2021 https://splash247.com/poor-diets-reduce-seafarer-productivity/

A new survey by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has shown that an unhealthy diet can cause a 20% reduction in productivity levels among seafarers.

MCTC, an international catering management company, believes this statistic should be taken seriously by vessel managers, operators and crews around the world.

Sri Lanka rescues foreign crew from burning cargo ship, Pinoy(s?) among them

Sri Lanka rescues foreign crew from burning cargo ship
Xinhua| 2021-05-25 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/asiapacific/2021-05/25/c_139968549.htm

COLOMBO, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday rescued 25 crew members onboard a foreign ship which was engulfed in flames off the Colombo Harbor, while the Navy said an explosion had been heard within the vessel earlier in the morning.

67 bodies of crew members working at ONGC’ site recovered from Arabian Sea

67 bodies of crew members working at ONGC’ site recovered from Arabian Sea
23 May 2021 https://www.livemint.com/news/india/67-bodies-of-crew-members-working-at...

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