Total and permanent disability benefits of a seafarer undergoing continuous medical treatment

Total and permanent disability benefits of a seafarer undergoing continuous medical treatment
ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO | January 07,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/279611/total-and-permanent-disability...

A seafarer still undergoing medical treatment beyond the 120/240 day period despite an assessment from the company designated physician is entitled to total and permanent disability benefits.

Fare hike on fastcraft, roro looms amid oil price uptrend

Fare hike on fastcraft, roro looms amid oil price uptrend
ERWIN P. NICAVERA January 6, 2020 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1838804

FARE among fastcraft and roll-on/roll-off (roro) vessels plying between cities of Bacolod and Iloilo and vice versa may increase if the fuel prices continue to go up, an operator said.

Global Shipping Faces Troubling New Smuggling Questions

Global Shipping Faces Troubling New Smuggling Questions
Costas Paris Jan. 6, 2020 https://www.wsj.com/articles/global-shipping-faces-troubling-new-smuggli...

As container ships get bigger, drug smugglers are growing bolder in hitching rides on commercial supply chains

The largest seizure of heroin ever made in Britain came through a vessel that docked at Felixstowe last August, according to the U.K.’s National Crime Agency.

Container ship COSCO PACIFIC fire, interrupted voyage

Container ship COSCO PACIFIC fire, interrupted voyage
Mikhail Voytenko January 7, 2020 https://maritimebulletin.net/2020/01/07/container-ship-cosco-pacific-fir...

Research revolutionises maritime industry with new laser

Research revolutionises maritime industry with new laser
6th January 2020 https://www.scitecheuropa.eu/research-revolutionises-maritime-industry-w...

An EU maritime study has resulted in a record-breaking ‘blue-light’ laser with the capacity to transform underwater range-finding, imaging and communication across the maritime industry.

Researchers working on the €1m KETmaritime project have released a report on the potential of ‘Photonic Marine Applications’.

How will technology shape the shipping industry in 2020?

How will technology shape the shipping industry in 2020?
08/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/how-will-technology-shape-the-shipp...

The impact of technology on the shipping industry will grow in 2020, as companies increasingly introduce cloud-based software and apps in their businesses.

Unlock the blue economy for job creation

Unlock the blue economy for job creation
JANUARY 6, 2020 https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/letters/Unlock-the-blue-eco...

Efforts by Kenya to tap the unexploited potential of the maritime industry, commonly known as the ‘Blue Economy’, came into sharp focus recently when a youth gathering in Mombasa raised concerns over the delay by the government in creating an integrated policy framework to chart a way forward.

US Coast Guard Boat Capsizes in Oregon; All 4 Crew Rescued

Coast Guard Boat Capsizes in Oregon; All 4 Crew Rescued
The Associated Press Jan. 5, 2020 https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/01/05/us/ap-us-coast-guard-ship-ca...

ASTORIA, Oregon. — All four crew members were rescued when a Coast Guard boat capsized after encountering heavy wakes in Oregon.

The 25-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat capsized just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday near Pier 39 in Astoria, TV station KOIN reported.

China drops $11bn anchors to expand Maritime Silk Road: State-owned operators Cosco and China Merchants dominate decade of spending

China drops $11bn anchors to expand Maritime Silk Road: State-owned operators Cosco and China Merchants dominate decade of spending
SHIN WATANABE JANUARY 05, 2020 https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Belt-and-Road/China-drops-11bn-anchors...

Developments in Maritime Sanctions Actions Signal US Enforcement Policies

Developments in Maritime Sanctions Actions Signal US Enforcement Policies
07/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/developments-in-maritime-sanctions-...

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