Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet
29/06/2018

International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched yesterday, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides security-related guidance produced by the industry as well as links to other useful maritime and military security resources.

NUS, SMI set up S$18m research centre to boost global competitiveness of Singapore's maritime industries

NUS, SMI set up S$18m research centre to boost global competitiveness of Singapore's maritime industries
Rachel Mui Jun 29, 2018 https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/nus-smi-set-up-s18m-...

Study: Connectivity Boosts Seafarers' Wellbeing

Study: Connectivity Boosts Seafarers' Wellbeing
Chan Min Tet / 2018-06-25 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/study-connectivity-boosts-sea...

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer
28/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/liberia-underlines-commitment-to-se...

The Liberian Registry has underlined its commitment to protecting the welfare of seafarers on the occasion of the International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer, which this year takes ‘seafarer wellbeing’, and mental health in particular, as its theme.

No more excuses; shipping needs a cyber reporting scheme now

No more excuses; shipping needs a cyber reporting scheme now
Martyn Wingrove 27 Jun 2018 http://www.marinemec.com/news/view,shipping-needs-cyber-reporting-scheme...

All shipping companies face cyber threats, regardless of the location of their operations or the size of their assets.

Seven ASEAN Countries Launch MEPSEAS Project To Protect South-East Asia Marine Environment

Seven ASEAN Countries Launch MEPSEAS Project To Protect South-East Asia Marine Environment
June 27, 2018

Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region, through the implementation of key International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine environment protection treaties.

Cargo ship grounding, Russian Inner Waterways; Indian cargo ship listed, abandoned off Colombo

Cargo ship grounding, Russian Inner Waterways
STEPAN KOTCHERGA June 27, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/06/27/cargo-ship-grounding-russian-inne...

On Day of the Seafarer, a Focus on Well-Being

On Day of the Seafarer, a Focus on Well-Being
2018-06-25 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/on-day-of-the-seafarer-a-focu...

Human Element Is Part Of The Maritime Cyber Problem

Human Element Is Part Of The Maritime Cyber Problem
26/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/human-element-is-part-of-the-mariti...

Most ship cyber security breaches are consequent of human error but can easily be avoided by implementing cutting edge technology and policies to prevent crews from inadvertently infecting shipboard systems.

Container ship runs onto reef in Tuamotus

Container ship runs onto reef in Tuamotus
26 June 2018 https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/360383/container-sh...

Reports from French Polynesia say a 132-metre long cargo ship has run onto the reef of Raroia atoll in the Tuamotus.

The Philippines-registered ship had reportedly at least nine people on board.

The alarm was raised by the mayor of Raroia, prompting French authorities to send aircraft for an initial asseessment.

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