Sailors’ Society chaplain Jasper Del Rosario celebrates decade of service to seafarers in Subic Bay

Chaplain celebrates 10 years of service to seafarers
08/03/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/chaplain-celebrates-10-years-of-ser...

Sailors’ Society chaplain Jasper Del Rosario is celebrating a decade of service to seafarers in the Filipino port of Subic Bay.

Jasper, who began working for the charity in 2009, visits seafarers on board ships, gives them access to Wi-Fi so they can contact home and, when necessary, offers counselling and welfare support.

Dutch firm eyes Hanjin

Dutch firm eyes Hanjin
Roy Stephen C. Canivel - March 09, 2019 https://business.inquirer.net/266343/dutch-firm-eyes-hanjin?utm_expid=.X...

Dutch company Damen Shipyard is looking into the prospects of investing in the financially troubled Hanjin facility in Subic, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said on Friday.

MARINA opens 8 new RoRo routes

MARINA opens 8 new RoRo routes
Aerol John Pateña March 8, 2019 http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1064037

MANILA -- The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) announced on Friday that it has opened eight new Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) missionary routes in line with its effort to modernize the local shipping industry.

Port Report: China’s coastal shipping begins to suffer from over-capacity

Port Report: China’s coastal shipping begins to suffer from over-capacity
Jim Wilson March 08, 2019 https://www.freightwaves.com/news/maritime/port-report-china-shipping-gl...

Dry bulk and container shipping along China coast seeing too much capacity, according to government statistics, leading to falling rates.

Women encouraged to join shipping industry

Women encouraged to join shipping industry
Sarah Lagan Mar 8, 2019 http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20190308/women-encouraged-to-jo...

A bid to get more women involved in the traditionally male shipping industry was launched yesterday.

Australia Faces Major Shortfall Of Seafarers

Australia Faces Major Shortfall Of Seafarers
March 06, 2019 https://www.benzinga.com/news/19/03/13314562/australia-faces-major-short...

A maritime labor-supply demand gap is opening up in Australia as its marine workforce is old and getting older, according to a new report from local domestic trade association Maritime Industry Australia Ltd. (MIAL). Worse still, there are fewer and fewer young people entering the local maritime industries.

Three key solutions for decarbonising shipping

Three key solutions for decarbonising shipping
Adele Berti 5 March 2019 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/how-to-decarbonise-shipping/

Non-profit group Transport & Environment recently published a report on the best ways for the shipping industry to decarbonise its operations, identifying batteries, hydrogen and ammonia as key. However, without support, incentives and proper recognition by bodies like the EU, it could take a very long time for this to happen.

Is the Global Shipping Industry Ready for IMO 2020?

Is the Global Shipping Industry Ready for IMO 2020?
March 8th, 2019 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2019-03-08/is-the-global-shipping-...

Shipping’s surge and splurge

Shipping’s surge and splurge
Greg Miller 7 March 2019 https://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/tanker...

Singapore’s law courts cater for cross-border maritime and shipping industry

Singapore’s law courts cater for cross-border maritime and shipping industry
08/03/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/singapores-law-courts-cater-for-cro...

Law firm Dentons Rodyk successfully represented its clients in a case that could have interesting implications for how Singapore may establish jurisdiction in transnational disputes

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