5 ships run aground off Kaohsiung in heavy rain

Five ships run aground off Kaohsiung in heavy rain
Chen Chi-fong and Flor Wang 2018/08/23 http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201808230024.aspx

Kaohsiung, Aug. 23 (CNA) Five foreign cargo ships ran aground off Kaohsiung on Thursday after gusty winds and torrential rain began to batter the southern half of Taiwan around 11:00 a.m., according to the Coast Guard Administration (CGA).

The 66 crew members on the five vessels, four of which are registered in Panama and one in Palau, were all safe, the CGA said.

Empowering Women in Maritime - Conference and Call for Papers

Empowering Women in Maritime - Conference and Call for Papers
2018-08-26 https://www.maritime-executive.com/corporate/empowering-women-in-maritim...

The Global Container Shipping Industry since the Hanjin Collapse

The Global Container Shipping Industry since the Hanjin Collapse
13/08/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/the-global-container-shipping-indus...

Carpio: World powers helping PH assert sea row ruling

Carpio: World powers helping PH assert sea row ruling
Vincent Cabreza - August 26, 2018 http://globalnation.inquirer.net/169284/carpio-world-powers-helping-ph-a...

Pantelena tanker with Russian sailors was held by pirates for nine days — captain

Pantelena tanker with Russian sailors was held by pirates for nine days — captain
August 26, 2018 http://tass.com/world/1018668

The captain said the ship and its crew were released on August 23, but did not elaborate under what circumstances

TBILISI, August 26. /TASS/. Greek tanker Pantelena, with a crew of 17 Georgians and two Russians on board, has been released after being captured by pirates early on August 14, the ship’s captain Lasha Gadelia told the Public Television of Georgia.

Crewing demographic timebomb laid bare: aging seafarers ahead

Crewing demographic timebomb laid bare
Scott Bergeron August 20th, 2018 https://splash247.com/crewing-demographic-timebomb-laid-bare/

Roboethics and the Collision Regulations

Roboethics and the Collision Regulations
Terry Ogg 2018-08-25 https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/roboethics-and-the-collisi...

Oil spill hits waters off Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Oil spill hits waters off Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro
August 25, 2018 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/regions/665441/oil-spill-hits-waters...

Big waves spawned by enhanced Southwest Monsoon lashed at an oil tanker off Oreintal Mindoro, causing an oil spill in the area.

Leptospirosis in the seafaring industry

Leptospirosis in the seafaring industry
Dennis Gorecho - August 25, 2018 https://www.panaynews.net/leptospirosis-in-the-seafaring-industry/

BECAUSE of their work’s nature, seafarers are bound to visit many ports in different parts of the world and are thus exposed to various pandemic and epidemic diseases.

One of the infections that a seafarer may suffer while on board the vessel is leptospirosis. It is an infection caused by corkscrew–shaped bacteria called Leptospira.

Tanker With Georgian, Russian Crew Missing Off Coast Of West Africa

Tanker With Georgian, Russian Crew Missing Off Coast Of West Africa
August 24, 2018 https://www.rferl.org/a/tanker-with-georgian-russian-crew-missing-off-co...

An oil tanker with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in waters off West Africa frequently plied by pirates, and no word has been heard from it for a week, the ship's managers said.

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