Shipping Industry Bets Big on Internet of Things (IoT) in Bid to Save Billions

Shipping Industry Bets Big on IoT in Bid to Save Billions
Manon Verchot 28 Jun 2019 https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/internet/shipping-industry-b...

Across the shipping industry, IoT technology is finally graduating from pilots to real-world commercial products

Shipping companies that are investing in IoT technology believe monitoring shipments more closely will help them to make better decisions about their goods.

The next global tech disruption will happen where few expect it

The next global tech disruption will happen where few expect it
John Konrad June 28, 2019 https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2019/06/28/the-next-global-tech-disrup...

Greenpeace blocks soya cargo in French port to denounce government's 'inaction' on climate

Greenpeace blocks soya cargo in French port to denounce government's 'inaction' on climate
Pauline Bock • 29/06/2019

Copyright Simon LAMBERT/HAYTHAM PICTURES - Simon LAMBERT/HAYTHAM PICTURES
Greenpeace France continued its blockade of a cargo ship in the harbour of Sète, France, on Saturday, to protest against the French government's lack of action on climate change.

Make public Marina, PCG reports on WPS incident: Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine Sato

Make public Marina, PCG reports on WPS incident: solon
Jose Cielito Reganit June 27, 2019 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1073504

MANILA -- A lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Thursday urged the government to make public the findings of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on the West Philippine Sea incident involving a Filipino fishing boat which sank when reportedly hit by a Chinese vessel last June 9.

Panama, new maritime firm open doors for Filipino seafarers

Panama, new maritime firm open doors for Filipino seafarers
Leony Garcia - June 27, 2019 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/06/27/panama-new-maritime-firm-open-d...

Calming consciences: Pope gives seafarer chaplains special powers; AMOSUP pays tribute to Filipino seafarers on their ‘DotS'

Calming consciences: Pope gives seafarer chaplains special powers
Cindy Wooden Jun 27, 2019 https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2019/06/27/calming-consciences-pope-gives-se...

ROME - Pope Francis gave priests who minister to seafarers special permission to grant absolution for sins that usually would require the intervention of a bishop or the Vatican itself.

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force minesweeper damaged in collision with cargo ship

JMSDF minesweeper damaged in collision with cargo ship
Kosuke Takahashi/Jane's Defence Weekly 26 June 2019 https://www.janes.com/article/89535/jmsdf-minesweeper-damaged-in-collisi...

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) minesweeper collided with a Japanese cargo ship in the Seto Inland Sea off the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture on 27 June, a JMSDF spokesperson told Jane’s .

2 Norwegian shipping executives indicted in antitrust case

2 Norwegian shipping executives indicted in antitrust case
Associated Press 28/06/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/2-norwegian-shipping-executives-ind...

Two Norwegian shipping executives have been indicted on charges that they participated in a sprawling antitrust conspiracy.

IMO Warns Shipping Industry of Fake Piracy Reports

IMO Warns Shipping Industry of Fake Piracy Reports
2019-06-24 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/imo-warns-shipping-industry-o...

The International Maritime Organization warns that alerts being issued from the email account of the Regional Maritime Information Sharing Centre (REMISC) in Sana’a, Yemen ([email protected]) are not legitimate.

Shipping Companies: Is Bigger Better?

Shipping Companies: Is Bigger Better?
Barry Parker June 27, 2019

“If consolidation was the solution to all that ails shipping, then container liner companies would be super profitable. They are not. In ‘commoditized’ sectors of the shipping industry, which by now includes pretty much everything apart from very small niche markets, there is hardly any economies of scale at the company level. As long as bigger is not in fact much better, then meaningful consolidation will not happen.”

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