Seafarers getting happier but worried over 2020 cap

Seafarers getting happier but worried over 2020 cap
Paul Gunton · 05 November 2019

A new report from the Mission to Seafarers shows increased positivity and satisfaction among those working at sea.

Survey: Seafarers Concerned About Sulfur Cap Prosecutions

Survey: Seafarers Concerned About Sulfur Cap Prosecutions
2019-11-04 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/survey-seafarers-concerned-ab...

A new report from The Mission to Seafarers shows seafarers are concerned about the implementation of the sulfur cap next year.

Armed pirates attack oil tanker and take four crew members hostage, 2 of them Pinoys

Armed pirates attack oil tanker and take four crew members hostage
Tania Snuggs 4 November 2019 https://news.sky.com/story/armed-pirates-attack-oil-tanker-and-take-four...

Two days earlier, nine Filipino crew members from a Norwegian-flagged boat were abducted off the coast of nearby Benin.

Pirates have attacked a Greek oil tanker off the coast of Togo and taken four crew members as hostages.

Cargo ship and tanker collided in Jeju Strait

Cargo ship and tanker collided in Jeju Strait
Mikhail Voytenko November 5, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/11/05/cargo-ship-and-tanker-collided-i...

Batangas City commends Filipino ship captain of oil tanker "Green Aura' who stood up to Chinese ship

Batangas City commends Filipino captain who stood up to Chinese ship
November 5, 2019 - https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/11/05/1966249/batangas-city-comm...

Green Aura captain Manolo Ebora receives awards from the local government of Batangas City. News5/Marianne Enriquez

Suicide Attempts by Filipino Crew Members Demonstrate Need for Shipboard Psychologists

Suicide Attempts by Filipino Crew Members Demonstrate Need for Shipboard Psychologists
Jim Walker November 4, 2019 https://www.cruiselawnews.com/2019/11/articles/crew-member-rights/suicid...

Today, the popular Crew Center published two articles regarding recent attempts by Filipino seafarers to end their lives.

Pirates kidnap 9 Pinoy seamen in Africa

Pirates kidnap 9 Pinoy seamen in Africa
Dona Z. Pazzibugan November 05, 2019 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/181879/pirates-kidnap-9-pinoy-seamen-i...

MANILA, Philippines — Nine Filipino crew members of a Norwegian cargo ship were kidnapped by pirates in the West African nation of Benin last Saturday.

The shipping company J.J. Ugland, which owned the vessel MV Bonita, confirmed the abduction in a statement issued on Sunday.

Ogie Diaz slams Panelo’s ‘not a concern’ remark on all-Filipino crew ship incident

Ogie Diaz slams Panelo’s ‘not a concern’ remark on all-Filipino crew ship incident
Cody CepedaI November 04, 2019 https://entertainment.inquirer.net/350401/ogie-diaz-slams-panelos-not-a-...

Ogie Diaz was saddened by Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo’s statement regarding the Chinese naval ship that tried to stop a Liberian-flagged, Greek-owned ship with an all-Filipino crew from passing near Scarborough Shoal.

Pirates Kidnap Nine from Tanker Off Benin

Pirates Kidnap Nine from Tanker Off Benin
Reuters November 4, 2019 https://gcaptain.com/pirates-kidnap-nine-from-tanker-off-benin/?utm_camp...

OSLO, Nov 3 (Reuters) – A vessel owned by Norwegian shipping firm J.J. Ugland was boarded by pirates while at anchor off the coast of Benin on Saturday, and nine crew members were kidnapped, the company said on Sunday.

Did MARINA clear local coastguard in sea tragedy?

Did MARINA clear local coastguard in sea tragedy?
Ruby Silubrico -Monday, November 4, 2019 https://www.panaynews.net/did-marina-clear-local-coastguard-in-sea-tragedy/

ILOILO City – Did the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) investigation on the capsizing of three motorboats at the Iloilo Strait on Aug. 3 clear the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Western Visayas?

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