Crews still battling fire aboard massive Halifax-bound container ship

Crews still battling fire aboard massive Halifax-bound container ship
7 Jan 2018 https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/tug-heading-toward...

HALIFAX — Crews working to extinguish a fire that’s been burning for four days aboard a large container ship off Canada’s east coast are facing some big challenges, an expert in offshore safety says.

Cargo ship sank after collision with Japanese chip carrier, 1 dead

Cargo ship sank after collision with Japanese chip carrier, 1 dead
Mikhail Voytenko January 7, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/01/07/cargo-ship-sank-after-collision-...

Abandoned, but not forgotten

Abandoned, but not forgotten
January 7th, 2019 https://splash247.com/abandoned-but-not-forgotten/

The Revd Canon Andrew Wright, secretary general of The Mission to Seafarers writes exclusively for Splash today, outlining his seafarer safety forecast for the year ahead.

Happy New Year to all Splash readers! I hope that you had a very happy Christmas and that many of you were fortunate enough to spend the holiday season with families and loved ones.

Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS fire... all crew evacuated

Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS fire UPDATE all crew evacuated
Mikhail Voytenko January 6, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/01/06/container-ship-yantian-express-f...

General cargo ship drifted aground, Taiwan Strait

General cargo ship drifted aground, Taiwan Strait
Mikhail Voytenko anuary 6, 2019 https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/01/06/general-cargo-ship-drifted-agrou...

General cargo ship drifted aground early in the morning Jan 6 in Taiwan Strait, and as of evening, remained aground, with all Indonesian crew being on board. Understood the ship was anchored, and anchor dragged.

Pirates kidnap crew members off Cotonou …anchor ship in Lagos

Pirates kidnap crew members off Cotonou …anchor ship in Lagos
Anna Okon 5 Jan 2019 https://punchng.com/pirates-kidnap-crew-members-off-cotonou-anchor-ship-...

Several crew members have been reported missing following a pirate attack on one of Mediterranean Shipping Company’s container ships off the coast of Benin (Republic of Benin), West Africa, according to worldmaritimenews.com.

Expert: Cargo ship rescuers could be entitled to rewards

Expert: Cargo ship rescuers could be entitled to rewards
January 3, 2019 http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/01/03/expert-cargo-ship-rescuers-could...

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - When the Japanese-owned cargo ship Serenity Ace caught fire and sent out its mayday on New Year’s Eve, other merchant vessels in the vicinity responded immediately.

IMO 2020 sulphur cap to have 'crucial bearing' on the maritime industry: MOL chief

IMO 2020 sulphur cap to have 'crucial bearing' on the maritime industry: MOL chief
04 January 2019 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/imo-2020-sulphur-cap-to-have-...

The enforcement of the IMO’s 2020 low sulphur regulations will have a “crucial bearing” on the success of the maritime transport industry according to MOL chief Junichiro Ikeda.

Korean shipbuilding industry reclaims the world’s No. 1 title

Korean shipbuilding industry reclaims the world’s No. 1 title
03/01/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/korean-shipbuilding-industry-reclai...

2019: Shipping Industry Uncertainty to Remain

2019: Shipping Industry Uncertainty to Remain
Richard Greiner 2019-01-05 https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/2019-shipping-industry-unc...

It has been suggested that the future is very much like the present, only longer. Should that prove to be the case for the shipping industry, it would not be such a bad thing, since the present is not so bad as it has appeared to be at various times over the past 10 years.

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