UN spotlights wellbeing of seafarers on International Day

UN spotlights wellbeing of seafarers on International Day
25 June 2018 https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/06/1013032

China to release result of probe on sinking of PH boat ‘soon’ – Palace

China to release result of probe on sinking of PH boat ‘soon’ – Palace
Nestor Corrales -June 25, 2019 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/176981/china-to-release-result-of-prob...

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Tuesday said China will “soon” release the result of its investigation on the sinking of a Philippine fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea.

Metallica Shipyard to start crafting ocean wave energy tech

Metallica Shipyard to start crafting ocean wave energy tech
JUN N. AGUIRRE June 25, 2019 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1811421/ILOILO/Local-News/Metallica-S...

NEW WASHINGTON, Aklan -- The Metallica Shipyard will start crafting by July the first Philippine ocean wave energy technology to be used in a trimaran vessel.

Japanese ship owner contradicts U.S. account of how tanker was attacked

Japanese ship owner contradicts U.S. account of how tanker was attacked
Simon Denyer and Carol Morello June 14 2019

TOKYO — The owner of a Japanese tanker attacked in the Gulf of Oman offered a different account Friday of the nature of the attack than that provided by the United States.

Yutaka Katada, president of the Kokuka Sangyo shipping company, said the Filipino crew of the Kokuka Courageous tanker thought their vessel was hit by flying objects rather than a mine.

Hearings slated for container ship crew after drug seizure

Hearings slated for container ship crew after drug seizure
Associated PressMonday, June 24th 2019 https://wjactv.com/news/local/hearings-slated-for-container-ship-crew-af...

HILADELPHIA (AP) — Detention hearings are scheduled in Philadelphia for six crew members of a Swiss-owned container ship following the seizure of more than 35,000 pounds, or more than 15,800 kilograms, of cocaine.

180-foot cargo ship intentionally sunk to create artificial reef

180-foot cargo ship intentionally sunk to create artificial reef
24 June http://www.fox35orlando.com/home/180-foot-cargo-ship-intentionally-sunk-...

Pinoy seafarers to get free LRT-2 rides on June 25

Pinoy seafarers to get free LRT-2 rides on June 25
Daphne Galvez - june 24, 2019 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1133561/pinoy-seafarers-to-get-free-lrt-2-...

MANILA, Philippines — The Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) will also be giving free rides to Filipino seafarers on Tuesday, June 25, in celebration of the International Day of Seafarers.

Senators oppose joint probe of boat sinking at Recto Bank

Senators oppose joint probe of boat sinking at Recto Bank
Marlon Ramos 24 June 2019 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/176915/senators-oppose-joint-probe-of-...

Fears of Military Action Against Iran Cause Crude Price Surge

Fears of Military Action Against Iran Cause Crude Price Surge
21 June 2019 https://shipandbunker.com/news/world/166537-fears-of-military-action-aga...

Fiji: Shortage of Seafarers a concern: Goundar

Shortage of Seafarers a concern: Goundar
Sainiani Boila 23 June 2019 https://www.fbcnews.com.fj/news/shortage-of-seafarers-a-concern-goundar/

The shortage of seafarers is a concern for the Goundar Shipping Limited.

Executive Director, George Goundar says the company needs 100 sea farers to man his ships that are currently servicing the maritime islands.

Goundar says with five more ships to be added to its fleet this year, there is an urgent need for more seafarers.

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