Somalia: Maritime Industry Releases BMP5 and Global Counter Piracy Guidance

Somalia: Maritime Industry Releases BMP5 and Global Counter Piracy Guidance
28 June 2018

EU NAVFOR welcomes the announcement of the publication of BMP5. In addition we welcome the launch of Global Counter Piracy Guidance. These documents have and will continue to contribute to the security and safety of merchant shipping transiting the High Risk Areas off the Horn of Africa.

BMP5 continues to strongly encourage shipping operators to register their transits with EU NAVFOR MSCHOA and to follow the self-protection advice contained within BMP5.

Suspects Named in Indonesian Ferry Sinking

Suspects Named in Indonesian Ferry Sinking
018-06-26 https://maritime-executive.com/article/suspects-named-in-indonesian-ferr...

Police in North Sumatra, Indonesia have named four suspects in the fatal sinking of the ferry Sinar Bangun on Lake Toba last week, which left three dead and over 150 missing.

Libyan Coast Guard: 100 migrants may have drowned off Tripoli

Libyan Coast Guard: 100 migrants may have drowned off Tripoli
29/06/18 https://safety4sea.com/libyan-coast-guard-100-migrants-may-have-drowned-...

About 100 people have reportedly drowned from a migrant boat off Libya’s western coast, Libyan Coast Guard informed. Libya's Coast Guard gathered 14 survivors from the boat east of Tripoli.

Global seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea enhanced with new leadership

Global seafarers’ charity enhanced with new leadership
28 June 2018 received via email

A barrister and a former ship’s captain turned diplomat have been appointed as new trustees of Apostleship of the Sea (AoS).

Its new chair is Simon O’Toole, a barrister and a governing bencher of the Inner Temple in London, who has extensive experience of working with the voluntary sector in education and outreach.

India: Seafarers on hunger strike, seek pension, increase in wages

India: Seafarers on hunger strike, seek pension, increase in wages
28/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/india-seafarers-on-hunger-strike-se...

A few hundred seafarers began an indefinite hunger strike at several ports across the country on Monday demanding pension and increase in minimum wages. In Mumbai, the group is protesting at outside the office of the director general (Shipping) in Kanjurmarg.

Iran not worried about foreign shipping, liner companies leaving ports

Iran not worried about foreign shipping, liner companies leaving ports
8/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/iran-not-worried-about-foreign-ship...

The Iranian government is not concerned about foreign shipping and liner companies’ potential cease of operations at Iran’s ports due to the threat of new US sanctions, the managing director of Iran Ports and Maritime Organization said.

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet
29/06/2018

International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched yesterday, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides security-related guidance produced by the industry as well as links to other useful maritime and military security resources.

NUS, SMI set up S$18m research centre to boost global competitiveness of Singapore's maritime industries

NUS, SMI set up S$18m research centre to boost global competitiveness of Singapore's maritime industries
Rachel Mui Jun 29, 2018 https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/nus-smi-set-up-s18m-...

Study: Connectivity Boosts Seafarers' Wellbeing

Study: Connectivity Boosts Seafarers' Wellbeing
Chan Min Tet / 2018-06-25 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/study-connectivity-boosts-sea...

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer
28/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/liberia-underlines-commitment-to-se...

The Liberian Registry has underlined its commitment to protecting the welfare of seafarers on the occasion of the International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer, which this year takes ‘seafarer wellbeing’, and mental health in particular, as its theme.

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