CSO Alliance: Shipping industry needs culture change on crime reporting

CSO Alliance: Shipping industry needs culture change on crime reporting
26/07/18 https://safety4sea.com/cm-cso-alliance-shipping-industry-needs-culture-c...

A seafarer’s social media guide

A seafarer’s social media guide
25/06/18 https://safety4sea.com/cm-a-seafarers-social-media-guide/

A course of human errors led to Kea Trader grounding, says official report

A course of human errors led to Kea Trader grounding, says official report
23/07/18

Transport Malta's Marine Safety Investigation Unit issued an investigation report on the grounding of the Maltese registered container ship 'Kea Trader' in the Pacific ocean. In a first of its kind situation, the six-months-old ship, owned by Lomar Shipping, ran aground on 12 July 2017 and remains on site until today, despite continuous efforts to be removed.

The incident

As cruise lines seek arbitration, Filipino seafarers become more vulnerable

As cruise lines seek arbitration, Filipino seafarers become more vulnerable
Anthony Advincula - July 25, 2018 http://usa.inquirer.net/14065/cruise-lines-seek-arbitration-filipino-sea...

An overturned lifeboat from the Norwegian Breakaway: A safety drill went awry and killed two Filipino crew members. SCREENGRAB

India: Retired seamen issue raised at Centre

Retd seamen issue raised at Centre
TNN | Jul 26, 2018 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/retd-seamen-issue-raised-at...

Cosco US hit by cyber attack

Cosco US hit by cyber attack
Jason Jiang July 25th, 2018 https://splash247.com/cosco-us-hit-by-cyber-attack/

Cosco Shipping’s operations in the United States were hit by a cyber attack yesterday, affecting the company’s daily operations.

According to a notice Cosco Shipping Line sent to customers, the company’s local network and systems suffered a breakdown, and some email communications were not available as a result.

Does your radio comply with the New IMO Regulations?

Does your radio comply with the New IMO Regulations?
26/07/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/does-your-radio-comply-with-the-new...

Regulations set down by IMO came into action at the beginning of this month. These regulations involved fire fighters radios used aboard vessels.

Vietnam uncovers heroin in imported scrap container

Vietnam uncovers heroin in imported scrap container
Xinhua 2018-07-25 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-07/25/c_137347118.htm

HO CHI MINH CITY, July 25 (Xinhua) -- In an imported steel scrap container at Cai Mep port in Vietnam's southern Ba Ria Vung Tau province, local customs officers detected 100 cakes of heroin weighing around 35 kg, the provincial authorities said Wednesday.

Vanuatu government to pay over ship sinking

Vanuatu government to pay over ship sinking
26 July 2018 https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/362653/vanuatu-gove...

The Vanuatu government has been ordered to pay about $US400,000 for negligence over the sinking of a Solomon Islands cargo ship.

The Vanuatu Daily Post reports the MV Kaona sank while in custody in Port Vila.

The ship has been partly submerged near Iririki Island Resort since 2013.

IMB urges vigilance amid spike in piracy in Gulf of Guinea

IMB urges vigilance amid spike in piracy in Gulf of Guinea
Xinhua| 2018-07-24 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-07/24/c_137345788.htm

NAIROBI, July 24 (Xinhua) -- A global maritime body on Tuesday urged foreign vessels to remain vigilant as they transit Gulf of Guinea amid persistent piracy risk in West Africa in the first six months.

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