Damages for unjustified withholding of the seafarers’ travel documents

Damages for unjustified withholding of the seafarers’ travel documents
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO | October 20,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/346569/damages-for-unjustified-withho...

Manning companies are liable for damages due to unjustified withholding of seafarers’ travel documents preventing them from seeking lucrative employment elsewhere.

Seafarers forced to spend up to 18 months on ships, ITF says

Seafarers forced to spend up to 18 months on ships, International Transport Workers' Federation says
Jasmine Hines and Jemima Burt 20 October 2020 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-20/seafarers-spend-18-months-without...

Australia's ports are being kept open by "slavery", a transport workers' union says, with seafarers forced to spend up to 18 months at sea after being "cajoled, sometimes bribed, very often threatened".

20 seafarers avail of Cebu Port Authority’s crew change hub services

20 seafarers avail of CPA’s crew change hub services
Delta Dyrecka Letigio | October 20,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/346597/20-seafarers-avail-of-cpas-cre...

Maritime Black Lives Matter

Maritime Black Lives Matter
October 20, 2020 https://splash247.com/maritime-black-lives-matter/

The shipping industry must act to include more Black people in its community and make them leaders, argues Namrata Nadkarni, chair of Communications and Events Working Group, Diversity in Maritime Taskforce, Maritime UK.

Shipping protests sweep across London

Shipping protests sweep across London
Sam Chambers October 20, 2020 https://splash247.com/shipping-protests-sweep-across-london/

A series of protests across London marked day one of this week’s important International Maritime Organization-led (IMO) Inter-sessional Working Group On Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Russian intelligence accused of bringing down Maersk’s IT infrastructure

Russian intelligence accused of bringing down Maersk’s IT infrastructure
Sam Chambers October 20, 2020 https://splash247.com/russian-intelligence-accused-of-bringing-down-maer...

Near-fatal accident spurs first-time maritime industry action

Near-fatal accident spurs first-time maritime industry action
20 October 2020 https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/428787/near-fatal-accident-spurs-fir...

A Tauranga stevedore company has been subjected to the maritime industry's first-ever enforceable undertaking because of a near-fatal accident nearly three years ago.

The Pandemic is a Top Maritime Industry Issue — But It’s Not the Only One

The Pandemic is a Top Maritime Industry Issue — But It’s Not the Only One
Marcus Baker October 12, 2020 https://www.brinknews.com/coronavirus-pandemic-becomes-a-top-maritime-in...

Philippines to investigate coronavirus outbreaks among seafarers

Philippines to investigate coronavirus outbreaks among seafarers
18 Oct 2020 https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/10/18/philippin...

Indonesia's maritime tourism shows hope despite pandemic

RI's maritime tourism shows hope despite pandemic
October 19 2020 https://www.thejakartapost.com/paper/2020/10/18/ris-maritime-tourism-sho...

The pristine, turquoise seas between the islands of the Indonesian archipelago continue to entice tourists despite the ongoing pandemic.

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