University of Nueva Caceres Bataan, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific ink agreement for high school maritime program

UNC Bataan, MAAP ink agreement for HS maritime program
September 08, 2019 http://www.manilastandard.net/lgu/luzon/304458/unc-bataan-maap-ink-agree...

Dinalupihan, Bataan—The University of Nueva Caceres (UNC) Bataan has partnered with the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) to be able to give opportunities to first district residents begin career in the Maritime industry.

Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community

Colombia’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event promotes gender equality in the maritime community
20/09/2019

“Shipping must draw talent from every corner of the globe and every sector of the population to ensure its own sustainability.”

This was a key message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, in his opening remarks to the 2019 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event (15-18 September), held in Cartagena, Colombia.

Liner lobbying group urges IMO to create alternative fuel research body

Liner lobbying group urges IMO to create alternative fuel research body
Sam Chambers September 18th, 2019 https://splash247.com/liner-lobbying-group-urges-imo-to-create-alternati...

13 Myanmarese crewmen rescued from capsized cargo ship off Keelung

13 Myanmarese crewmen rescued from capsized cargo ship off Keelung
2019/09/19 http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201909190012.aspx

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) All the crew of the Sierra Leone-registered cargo vessel JI Shun, which capsized in waters off Keelung, have been rescued, the National Rescue Command Center (NRCC) said Thursday.

The ship, which had embarked from China, issued a distress call at around 5 a.m. Thursday after taking on water off Keelung, according to the center.

DOLE proposes own version of Department of OFWs

DOLE proposes own version of Department of OFWs
Daphne Galvez September 18, 2019 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1166320/dole-proposes-own-version-of-depar...

OECD and ITF: Shipping subsidies failing taxpayers

OECD: Shipping subsidies failing taxpayers
18 Sept 2019 https://container-mag.com/2019/09/18/oecd-shipping-subsidies-failing-tax...

A new study released by the OECD and the International Transport Forum (ITF) has claimed that the current system of direct and indirect maritime subsidies is failing taxpayers.

How will IMO 2020 impact shipping in the Middle East?

How will IMO 2020 impact shipping in the Middle East?
Alan Gelder September 19, 2019 https://gulfnews.com/business/how-will-imo-2020-impact-shipping-in-the-m...

The pricing environment for compliant bunker fuels will be volatile over the coming months

The new IMO regulations will come into force in three months’ time. However, the need for shipowners to be compliant on January 1, 2020, means they need to take action now.

Live Animal Export: Running out of options

Live Animal Export: Running out of options
Dr Lynn Simpson September 19th, 2019 https://splash247.com/live-animal-export-running-out-of-options/

Dr Lynn Simpson looks at the South African livestock trades.

UK flag slides out of the world’s top 20 list

UK flag slides out of the world’s top 20 list
Sam Chambers September 18th, 2019 https://splash247.com/uk-flag-slides-out-of-the-worlds-top-20-list/

The embattled UK Ship Register has dropped out of the world’s top 20 list of flag states by size for the first time since records began.

AP Analysis: Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern

AP Analysis: Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern
JON GAMBRELL September 17, 2019 https://www.apnews.com/c92741f2c8f9414a9dbccc5f7a8e2470

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia’s vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that’s emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of precise attacks that leave few obvious clues as to who launched them.

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