Seafarer survey highlights criminalisation concerns

Seafarer survey highlights criminalisation concerns
Linton Nightingale 11 Oct 2018

download Nautilus full report. 6.5 Mb -- https://www.nautilusint.org/globalassets/public-resources/pdfs/criminali...

21 Filipino seamen stranded in India set to return home

21 Filipino seamen stranded in India set to return home
Consuelo Marquez October 11, 2018 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/170370/21-filipino-seamen-stranded-ind...

The 21 Filipino seamen stranded in India will soon return home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Thursday.

The seamen have been stranded at the Kakinada Port for more than three months after their Greek employers abandoned them.

CHED swears in 10 new officers to boost PH maritime education

CHED swears in 10 new officers to boost PH maritime education
Merlina Hernando-Malipot October 11, 2018 https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/10/11/ched-swears-in-10-new-officers-to-boos...

A new MCA Seafarer Training Centre and Crew Residence Opens in Phuket

A new MCA Seafarer Training Centre and Crew Residence Opens in Phuket
11/10/2018

Galileo Maritime Academy has this month announced the completion of its new architect designed professional crew training centre and crew residence in Phuket, Thailand. The “T” shaped buildings comprise state-of-the-art training and recreation rooms, a seafarer medical centre, a culinary arts and hospitality school, a three metre deep survival training pool and first class accommodation for 30 students.

Shipping firms reminded of student, PWD, elderly fare discount

Shipping firms reminded of student, PWD, elderly fare discount
Aerol John Pateña October 11, 2018 http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1050774

MANILA -- The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) has reminded domestic shipping companies, owners or operators of passenger ships to grant a 20-percent fare discount to senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and students so long as they present a valid proof of identification.

Coast Guard rescues 10 from disabled cargo ship stranded at sea

Coast Guard rescues 10 from disabled cargo ship stranded at sea
October 10, 2018 https://wtkr.com/2018/10/10/coast-guard-rescues-10-from-disabled-cargo-s...

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence rescued 10 crew members, who were stranded on a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days when they were picked up Monday, approximately 1,380 miles southeast of Bermuda.

ITF Seafarers’ Trust: Crew don’t necessarily feel the uptick in the markets

ITF Seafarers’ Trust: Crew don’t necessarily feel the uptick in the markets
October 11th, 2018 https://splash247.com/itf-seafarers-trust-crew-dont-necessarily-feel-the...

Following on from Monday’s interview with the head of the Mission to Seafarers, Maritime CEO continues in a similar vein, getting the viewpoint from the recently installed head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust.

Marina beefs up work force with 60 new officers, personnel

Marina beefs up work force with 60 new officers, personnel
Lorenz S. Marasigan -October 10, 2018 https://businessmirror.com.ph/marina-beefs-up-work-force-with-60-new-off...

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has beefed up its organizational work force with the appointment of 60 new officers and personnel, the agency said on Tuesday.

Industry initiatives for seafarer wellness on World Mental Health Day

Industry initiatives for seafarer wellness on World Mental Health Day
10 October 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/europe/industry-initiatives-for-se...

Wednesday 10 October is World Mental Health and with growing awareness and concern over the mental health of seafarers dislocated from family and friends for long periods it sees some new initiatives from the industry.

Brazil’s coffee exports rise; lack of space in ships hits trade

Brazil’s coffee exports rise; lack of space in ships hits trade
October 10, 2018 http://www.themeditelegraph.com/en/shipping/shipowners/2018/10/10/brazil...

London - Exporters had to delay loading of coffee at ports because they could not find cargo space in container ships.

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