Ship captain Pavan Kumar held after rescue of four Indian trainee sailors

Ship captain held after rescue of four Indian trainee sailors
23rd July 2018 http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/2018/jul/23/ship-captain-...

A day after the rescue of four trainee sailors who were illegally taken in a ship, the city police on Sunday arrested the ship’s captain Pavan Kumar on charges of entering the country.

Container Ship's Evasive Action Increased Collision Risk

Container Ship's Evasive Action Increased Collision Risk
2018-07-21 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/container-ship-s-evasive-acti...

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released the final investigation report into the collision between the container ship Beijing Bridge and fishing vessel Saxon Onward noting that the container ship's evasive action actually increased the risk of collision.

Migrant charity Proactiva Open Arms accuses cargo ship captain of manslaughter

Migrant charity accuses cargo ship captain of manslaughter
Juan Medina July 22 2018 https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/migrant-charity-accuses-car...

The charity Proactiva Open Arms yesterday filed a complaint - including accusations of involuntary manslaughter - with the Spanish police against a cargo ship for failing to help migrants adrift on a destroyed dinghy in the Mediterranean.

Sailors’ Society discusses the next steps for Wellness at Sea

23/07/18

Hong Kong Customs Seizes Suspected Pangolin Scales Worth $3.55m From A Container

Hong Kong Customs Seizes Suspected Pangolin Scales Worth $3.55m From A Container
July 23, 2018 https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/hong-kong-customs-seizes-sus...

Hong Kong Customs seized about 7 100 kilograms of suspected pangolin scales on 20th July, with an estimated market value of about $3.55 million from a container at the Tsing Yi Cargo Examination Compound.

2 Pinoys among 17 abandoned seafarers rescued in Iran

Seventeen Abandoned Seafarers Rescued in Iran
2018-07-18 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/seventeen-abandoned-seafarers...

After the actions of human rights charity Justice Upheld, 17 seafarers abandoned by various maritime companies on Kish Island in Iran have been rescued. None had been paid for over two years.

MARINA, CHED sign accord on maritime education

MARINA, CHED sign accord on maritime education
Merlina Hernando-Malipot July 18, 2018 https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/07/18/marina-ched-sign-accord-on-maritime-ed...

To ensure the competitiveness of Filipino seafarers all over the world, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) signed a joint circular for the two agencies to collaborate in the monitoring of maritime education programs in the country.

Container Ship's Evasive Action Increased Collision Risk

Container Ship's Evasive Action Increased Collision Risk
2018-07-21 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/container-ship-s-evasive-acti...

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released the final investigation report into the collision between the container ship Beijing Bridge and fishing vessel Saxon Onward noting that the container ship's evasive action actually increased the risk of collision.

Philippine maritime sector must adapt to new ideas in science and technolog

PHL maritime sector must adapt to new ideas in science and technology
Cecilio Arillo -July 18, 2018 https://businessmirror.com.ph/phl-maritime-sector-must-adapt-to-new-idea...

As a significant contributor to the country’s economy, the multibillion-peso Philippine maritime industry must adapt to the changing times and keep up with the latest innovations and modern technologies.

ITF: Australian ban ‘the kind of enforcement seafarers deserve’

ITF: Australian ban ‘the kind of enforcement seafarers deserve’
20/07/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/itf-australian-ban-the-kind-of-enfo...

ITF statement on the decision by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to ban the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for one year from Australian waters.

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