Viewpoint: The happy seafarer; Seafaring is not always fun

Viewpoint: The happy seafarer
Michael Grey 15 Aug 2019

It may not be realistic to aggregate the individual responses of happy or unhappy seafarers into industry sectors, as happiness is surely dependent upon life on an individual ship, but it is a good idea to ascertain seafarers’ thoughts and opinions on key welfare issues

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Biggest shipping group formed in Cebu

Biggest shipping group formed in Cebu
August 16, 2019 https://business.mb.com.ph/2019/08/16/biggest-shipping-group-formed-in-c...

Cebu-based shipping owners and operators recently assembled together to establish the Philippine Coastwise Shipping Association Inc. (PCSA), the country’s largest shipping group with most members and biggest total gross tonnage of ships combined.

Gibraltar releases captured Iranian oil tanker, US makes immediate request to seize vessel

Gibraltar releases captured Iranian oil tanker, US makes immediate request to seize vessel
David Reid Aug 15 2019 https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/15/us-wants-to-seize-iran-oil-tanker-grace-...

An Iranian oil tanker held in Gibraltar since early July has been officially released by local authorities, although it may not sail if a U.S. application to seize the vessel proves successful.

Cargo ship explodes near Surigao del Norte port

Cargo ship explodes near Surigao del Norte port
Betheena Kae Unite August 15, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/08/15/cargo-ship-explodes-near-surigao-del-n...

A cargo ship loaded with liters of gasoline caught fire and exploded as it was leaving Hayanggabon Port in Claver, Surigao del Norte, a belated report from the Philippine Coast Guard said.

Former seafarer shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City, 2 kids unharmed; Seafarers family congress

Former seafarer shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City
Paul Lauro and Delta Letigio |August 15,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/251504/former-seafarer-shot-dead-in-l...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A former seafarer was driving his multicab with his two children when he was shot dead in Barangay Soong, Lapu-Lapu City a few minutes past 6 a.m. on Thursday, August 15.

The Crazy Video of What Happened When a Harrier Fighter Jet Crash Landing on a Cargo Ship

The Crazy Video of What Happened When a Harrier Fighter Jet Crash Landing on a Cargo Ship
Dario Leone August 13, 2019 https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/crazy-video-what-happened-when-ha...

Japanese giants partner to build world first zero-emissions tanker

Japanese giants partner to build world first zero-emissions tanker
Joshua S. Hill Aug 14, 2019 https://thedriven.io/2019/08/14/japanese-giants-partner-to-build-world-f...

Four Japanese companies have announced plans to partner to develop the world’s first zero-emissions shipping tanker by mid-2021 in an effort to develop and promote greater use of electrically powered marine transport.

ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019

ICS Announces Sponsors for its Flagship Conference 2019
14/08/2019

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is delighted to announce the first sponsors for the ICS Flagship Conference Setting Course for 2050: Powering World Trade, on Wednesday September 11, 2019 at the British Library.

Why large shipping lines should think about asset-sharing

Why large shipping lines should think about asset-sharing
August 15th, 2019 https://splash247.com/why-large-shipping-lines-should-think-about-asset-...

Container xChange’s CEO Dr Johannes Schlingmeier writes exclusively for Splash today.

ITF, Shipowners Agree to Seafarer Risk Benefits for Strait of Hormuz

ITF, Shipowners Agree to Seafarer Risk Benefits for Strait of Hormuz
2019-08-13 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/ibf-establishes-seafarer-haza...

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