Differences of opinion on container outlook

Differences of opinion on container outlook
02/07/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/differences-of-opinion-on-container...

In an economy mired by trade wars, rising global unrest and increasingly complex geopolitics, views are – unsurprisingly – mixed about the future fortunes for container shipping.

Former Tianjin Port Group chairman indicted by court

Former Tianjin Port Group chairman indicted by court
Jason Jiang July 2nd, 2019 https://splash247.com/former-tianjin-port-group-chairman-indicted-by-court/

Tianjin People’s Procuratorate has indicted Yu Rumin, former chairman of Tianjin Port Group, for corruption activities at a court.

Yu will be charged for taking around RMB12.87m ($1.88m) of bribes in total between 2001 and 2015 as well as abusing of power.

China rejects 3rd party in boat sinking probe

China rejects 3rd party in boat sinking probe
Alexis Romero July 2, 2019 - https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/02/1931332/china-rejects-3rd-...

MANILA, Philippines — China has rejected a proposal for a third party investigator for the Recto (Reed) Bank incident and has insisted that the probe be conducted only by Philippine and Chinese authorities, Malacañang said yesterday.

Administrators list bankrupt Chinese yard Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding assets for auction

Administrators list Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding assets for auction
Jason Jiang July 1st, 2019 https://splash247.com/administrators-list-zhejiang-ouhua-shipbuilding-as...

The administrators of bankrupt Chinese yard Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding have listed the yard’s assets for sale via online auction scheduled for July 29.

Heart ailments and seafarer’s diet: Seafarers are not free to choose their diet as they were served mostly high-fat, high-cholesterol, and low-fiber food aboard the vessel

Heart ailments and seafarer’s diet
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO |June 18,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/239867/heart-ailments-and-seafarers-diet

The heart ailments of seafarers can be triggered or aggravated by his working conditions aboard the vessel, including his diet.

PhilippineNavy to arrest illegal fishers in country’s EEZ

PH Navy to arrest illegal fishers in country’s EEZ
Martin Sadongdong June 30, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/06/29/ph-navy-to-arrest-illegal-fishers-in-c...

Regardless of nationality, the Philippine Navy (PN) will not hesitate to arrest fishermen who will use illegal fishing techniques that would destroy the minerals and other marine life within the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Vessel abandons trip; poor weather blamed

Vessel abandons trip; poor weather blamed
June 30, 2019 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1812124/Cebu/Local-News/Vessel-abando...

SOME 130 passengers and seven crew members of mv Sunriser 2 were rescued after the vessel encountered big waves and strong winds in the waters north of Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday morning, June 29, 2019.

The Gulf of Guinea is now the world’s worst piracy hotspot

The Gulf of Guinea is now the world’s worst piracy hotspot
29 June 2019

The tricks that baffled buccaneers off Somalia and South-East Asia may not help in west Africa

Seamen’s mandatory SSS contributions hit

Seamen’s mandatory SSS contributions hit
WILLIAM DEPASUPIL June 20, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/seamens-mandatory-sss-contributions-hit/572074/

A Ship and Its Crew Get Entangled in Trump-Xi Huawei Battle

A Ship and Its Crew Get Entangled in Trump-Xi Huawei Battle
28/06/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/a-ship-and-its-crew-get-entangled-i...

Some of the people most eager to see a resolution in the U.S.-China trade conflict may be the crew of a ship circling in the East China Sea.

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