Former Vinashin executives charged for corruption

Former Vinashin executives charged for corruption
Jason Jiang April 9th, 2019 https://splash247.com/former-vinashin-executives-charged-for-corruption/

Four former executives of state-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin), now Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC), have been charged by Vietnam’s Supreme People’s Court for corruption activities.

Ship carrying 80,000 litres of contraband diesel seized in Miri

Ship carrying 80,000 litres of contraband diesel seized in Miri
10 Apr 2019 https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/04/10/ship-carrying-80000-li...

MIRI: A cargo ship carrying 80,000 litres of contraband diesel was seized during a raid in Miri on Tuesday (April 9).

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry, which made the seizure, said the diesel was worth RM382,400.

Why China should not belittle Duterte’s hand of friendship

Why China should not belittle Duterte’s hand of friendship
Tim Collard 10 April 2019 https://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/3005320/south-china...

If nothing happens with the negotiations, “what’s the next step?”, he said.

Saudi Border Guards evacuate 31 seamen from burning ship

Saudi Border Guards evacuate 31 seamen from burning ship
2019-04-09 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/04/09/ro-ro-ship-on-fire-in-red-sea-cr...

JEDDAH — Rescue teams from the Saudi Border Guard successfully evacuated 31 crewmembers from a Panama-flagged ship that caught fire off the Farasan Island in the Red Sea.

Ro-ro ship on fire in Red sea, crew evacuated

Ro-ro ship on fire in Red sea, crew evacuated
Mikhail Voytenko April 9, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/04/09/ro-ro-ship-on-fire-in-red-sea-cr...

Cash-strapped shipping losing the war on talent

Cash-strapped shipping losing the war on talent
Sam Chambers April 10th, 2019 https://splash247.com/cash-strapped-shipping-losing-the-war-on-talent/

Results from an HR survey aimed at senior maritime executives show the contradictory nature of recruitment for the hard-pressed shipping industry. UK HR firm Faststream surveyed 2,000 people in January this year and the results clearly show the envy many in senior positions have of other industries such as tech and finance.

IMO mandates info swap between ships, ports

IMO mandates info swap between ships, ports
RAFFY AYENG April 10, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/imo-mandates-info-swap-between-ships-ports/5...

THE International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set a requirement for its contracting country to introduce electronic information exchange between ships and ports starting April 8.

Angkla: A maritime champion in Congress

Angkla: A maritime champion in Congress
BRENDA V. PIMENTEL April 10, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/angkla-a-maritime-champion-in-congress/537786/

Fraudulent misrepresentation of pre-existing illnesses

Fraudulent misrepresentation of pre-existing illnesses
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO |April 09,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/227188/fraudulent-misrepresentation-o...

Honest mistakes on a pre-existing illness during the pre-employment medical examination (PEME) will not deprive seafarers of their right over disability or death benefits.

Philippines dominant crewing position comes under threat

Philippines dominant crewing position comes under threat
Sam Chambers April 9th, 2019 https://splash247.com/philippines-dominant-crewing-position-comes-under-...

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