Maersk and ZIM boxships collide at Busan Port; Russian ship in South Korea denied collision before bridge crash

Maersk and ZIM boxships collide at Busan Port
Jason Jiang March 4th, 2019 https://splash247.com/maersk-and-zim-boxships-collide-at-busan-port/

Containerships Safmarine Nokwanda and Tianjin collided at South Korea’s Busan Container Terminal on Saturday, leading to damage on both ships.

The incident happened when the 4,500 teu Safmarine Nokwanda was berthing at the port and it struck into the stern of 10,000 teu Tianjin.

Japanese giant taps Filipino firm to build crucial ship for liquefied natural gas

Japanese giant taps Filipino firm to build crucial ship for liquefied natural gas
Ronnel W. Domingo - March 04, 2019 https://business.inquirer.net/266028/japanese-giant-taps-filipino-firm-t...

MARINA drawing up incentives for shipbuilding and repair industry

MARINA drawing up incentives for shipbuilding and repair industry
Denise A. Valdez March 3, 2019 https://www.bworldonline.com/marina-drawing-up-incentives-for-shipbuildi...

THE MARITIME industry regulator said it wants to attract private organizations to continue engaging in shipbuilding and repair by developing a scheme of tax incentives.

Duterte signs OFW Handbook law

Duterte signs OFW Handbook law
Argyll Cyrus Geducos March 2, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/03/02/duterte-signs-ofw-handbook-law/

President Duterte has signed Republic Act (RA) No. 11227 which compels the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to create a handbook for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

Pinoy seafarers send home record $6.1B in 2018

Pinoy sailors send home record $6.1B in 2018
March 03, 2019 https://www.rappler.com/nation/224799-filipino-seafarers-send-home-recor...

Cargo ship major fire, Chioggia, Italy

Cargo ship major fire, Chioggia, Italy
STEPAN KOTCHERGA February 27, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/02/27/cargo-ship-major-fire-chioggia-i...

Another 5 Fatalities with Solid Bulk Cargoes

Another Five Fatalities with Solid Bulk Cargoes
2019-03-02 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/another-five-fatalities-with-...

An article titled Time to Rethink Safety with Solid Bulk Cargoes by Captain Kevin Cribbin published on December 18 last year highlighted that 24 people had died in ships’ holds while handling of solid bulk cargoes during 2018.

Terrifying extent of Solomon bunker spill laid bare

Terrifying extent of Solomon bunker spill laid bare
Sam Chambers February 28th, 2019 https://splash247.com/terrifying-extent-of-solomon-bunker-spill-laid-bare/

The extent of the ecological disaster hitting the shoreline of Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands has been laid bare today with a series of exclusive photos sent to Splash from the local Tehakatuu Tribe Association.

Three tips to maintain an efficient international shipping strateg

Three tips to maintain an efficient international shipping strategy
Toby Edward March 1st, 2019 https://splash247.com/three-tips-to-maintain-an-efficient-international-...

Toby Edwards, CEO of Agility’s Shipa Freight online platform, has some useful advice for readers.

Container shipping companies cleared in US investigation

Container shipping companies cleared in US investigation
Published February 28, 2019 https://business.mb.com.ph/2019/02/28/container-shipping-companies-clear...

LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s two biggest container shipping companies on Tuesday said they have been cleared in an investigation of the sector by the US Department of Justice (DoJ).

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