Smoking , by itself, cannot be a factor that bars compensation for the seafarer’s death due to illnesses such as aneurism

PINOY MARINO RIGHTS: Smoking and stress
ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO |March 06,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/220559/pinoy-marino-rights-smoking-an...

Smoking , by itself, cannot be a factor that bars compensation for the seafarer’s death due to illnesses such as aneurism.

The tendency of seafarers to smoke is often associated with the stress experienced at sea.

Solomon Trader owner denies crew were out celebrating Chinese new year at time of grounding

Solomon Trader owner denies crew were out celebrating Chinese new year at time of grounding
Sam Chambers March 6th, 2019 https://splash247.com/solomon-trader-owner-denies-crew-were-out-celebrat...

Containers toppled on ship headed to Port of Wilmington

Containers toppled on ship headed to Port of Wilmington
Hannah Patrick - March 6, 2019 https://www.wwaytv3.com/2019/03/06/containers-toppled-on-ship-headed-to-...

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A ship on its way to the Port of Wilmington has a mess on board.

From photos, you can see several cargo containers have toppled over.

Shipping operators told to uphold passengers’ rights

Shipping operators told to uphold passengers’ rights
Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat March 5, 2019 https://business.mb.com.ph/2019/03/05/shipping-operators-told-to-uphold-...

To intensify and ensure the protection of the public against inefficient shipping services, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) reminds shipping operators to uphold passengers rights at all times, especially in cases of cancelled, delayed, or uncompleted voyages.

IMO: The vital role education will play in determining shipping’s future

IMO: The vital role education will play in determining shipping’s future
March 5th, 2019 https://splash247.com/imo-the-vital-role-education-will-play-in-determin...

Shipping vows to repatriate abandoned crews

Shipping vows to repatriate abandoned crews
Sam Chambers March 5th, 2019 https://splash247.com/shipping-vows-to-repatriate-abandoned-crews/

Repatriation of abandoned crews was one of the key topics discussed at last week’s International Labour Organization (ILO) Special Tripartite Committee on the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), with owners, unions and regulators in attendance.

Indonesia detains more than 20 ships for illegal anchoring near Singapore

Indonesia detains more than 20 ships for illegal anchoring near Singapore
Sam Chambers March 5th, 2019 https://splash247.com/indonesia-detains-more-than-20-ships-for-illegal-a...

There has been a recent spike in the number of anchored vessels detained by Indonesian authorities in waters near Singapore, with Splash even hearing of an incident where the Indonesian navy fired across the bows of one ship.

The Mission to Seafarers unveils new seafarer welfare centre in Port Talbot

The Mission to Seafarers unveils new seafarer welfare centre in Port Talbot
05/03/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/the-mission-to-seafarers-unveils-ne...

The Mission to Seafarers has unveiled a new centre for seafarers in Port Talbot, significantly increasing its vital welfare service provision for seafarers calling at the port.

Alliance to save blue whales from ships stalled by Sri Lanka

Alliance to save blue whales from ships stalled by Sri Lanka
Associated Press March 6, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/03/06/alliance-to-save-blue-whales-from-ship...

When the feeding grounds of blue whales overlap with busy shipping lanes, business interests often supersede those of the endangered marine mammals.

Asian Terminals Inc: Cargo flow at South Harbor improved

ATI: Cargo flow at South Harbor improved
GENIVI FACTAO March 06, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/ati-cargo-flow-at-south-harbor-improved/521189/

The Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) said the collaborative synergy between port authorities and shipping lines to expedite vessel turn-around time by removing empty containers yielded positive results.

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