Singapore readies for sustainable shipping ahead of IMO 2020 rule

Singapore readies for sustainable shipping ahead of IMO 2020 rule
Surabhi Sahu 3 Oct 2018 https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/market-insights/latest-news/shipping/...

Singapore — Singapore is getting ready for the upcoming environmental regulations in shipping with a slew of initiatives to promote cleaner marine fuels, Singapore's Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health, Lam Pin Min, said on Wednesday.

Carrie Lam to offer boost for Hong Kong shipping industry in policy address as it battles Singapore and mainland Chinese ports

Carrie Lam to offer boost for Hong Kong shipping industry in policy address as it battles Singapore and mainland Chinese ports
Olga Wong 03 October, 2018

City has dropped out of global top four in terms of tonnage, and lost major carriers to the Lion City

Hong Kong is set to fight against its rival Singapore in the hope of reclaiming its place among the world’s top four container ports, with the city’s leader expected to announce new measures in her policy address next week.

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO: Memorial at sea

Memorial at sea
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO October 01,2018 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/196770/memorial-at-sea

The Ecumenical Memorial Rites at sea is part of the annual celebration of the National Seafarers Day (NSD) where prayers are offered and flowers are thrown to the open seas as homage to deceased seafarers.

A glance at the work of seamen serving along the Belt and Road

A glance at the work of seamen serving along the Belt and Road
Zhao Yunfei and Li Jian 2018-10-03 https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d514d7a456a4e7a457a6333566d54/share_p.html

Trade volume between China and European countries has grown dramatically under the Belt and Road framework ‍over the past few years.

Life for today's sailors has become much easier. The people who serve along the maritime economic belt have witnessed the changes in their everyday work.

Wife of missing El Faro engineer speaks to News 3 on third anniversary of ship’s sinking

Wife of missing El Faro engineer speaks to News 3 on third anniversary of ship’s sinking
Margaret Kavanagh October 1, 2018 https://wtkr.com/2018/10/01/wife-of-missing-el-faro-engineer-speaks-to-n...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - It’s been three years since the cargo ship El Faro sunk in the Atlantic Ocean.

BusinessMirror Editorial- Helping Filipino seafarers

Helping Filipino seafarers
BusinessMirror Editorial - October 4, 2018 https://businessmirror.com.ph/helping-filipino-seafarers/

The Philippines has been the world’s chief supplier of seafarers since 1987. It is common to find Filipinos navigating and working in vessels in any part of the seas all over the world.

Cyber theft, energy cost and trade are top fears for shipping industry

Cyber theft, energy cost and trade are top fears for shipping industry
Malcolm Latarche 3 Oct 2018 https://shipinsight.com/articles/cyber-theft-energy-cost-and-trade-are-t...

Maritime industry not prepared for cyber, data theft threat

Maritime industry not prepared for cyber, data theft threat
03-10-2018 https://www.intelligentinsurer.com/news/maritime-industry-not-prepared-f...

The maritime industry does not appear to be prepared for any of the major issues it faces, including the ones deemed to have potentially the biggest impact on the sector such as cyber-attacks and data theft.

Women need courage to succeed in maritime industry

Women need courage to succeed in maritime industry
Abigirl Ezenwafor & Kemi Abioye October 3, 2018 https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/10/women-need-courage-to-succeed-in-mar...

The President, Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Mary Haman, has charged females wishing to come into the maritime industry to be courageous if they must be successful.

The ship tycoon, the con men and a €100m scam

The ship tycoon, the con men and a €100m scam
John Gapper June 28, 2018
When fraudsters embarked on an elaborate sting, they made one big miscalculation: their victim

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