Explosions on Iranian oil tanker off Jeddah's coast cause spill

Explosions on Iranian oil tanker off Jeddah's coast cause spill
11 October 2019 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/10/explosion-sets-iranian-oil-tanker...

Suspected rocket attack damages Iranian vessel causing an oil leak off Saudi Arabia's port city of Jeddah.

Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry

Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry
October 11, 2019 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-crude-shipping-explainer/expla...

(Reuters) - Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers.

WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO SHIPPING RATES?

Guide to Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry Published

Guide to Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry Published
2019-10-10 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/guide-to-mindfulness-for-the-...

October 10 is World Mental Health Day with this year’s focus being on suicide prevention.

Human Rights at Sea in partnership with author and mental health coach, Gillian Higgins, has published a briefing note: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry.

World Mental Health Day: Suicide of seafarers in the spotlight

World Mental Health Day: Suicide of seafarers in the spotlight
10/10/19 https://safety4sea.com/cm-world-mental-health-day-suicide-of-seafarers-i...

Nigerian Amb. Adekunbi A. Sonaike-Ayodeji: “Nigeria is ...a coastal state that requires Filipino seafarers”

Nigeria eager to expand linkages with PHL
Recto Mercene - October 10, 2019 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2019/10/10/nigeria-eager-to-expand-linkage...

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WITH its vibrant culture, the positive disposition of its citizens and their adaptability, Nigeria has become the “Giant of Africa,” in more ways than just sheer size of population.

From seafarer to ‘e-farer’, shipping looks for the crews of tomorrow

From seafarer to ‘e-farer’, shipping looks for the crews of tomorrow
Jonathan Shkurko October 9, 2019 https://cyprus-mail.com/2019/10/09/from-seafarer-to-e-farer-shipping-loo...

echnological advancements and the need for the shipping world to change teaching methods were the main themes at the final day of Maritime Cyprus in Limassol on Wednesday.

Chinese Oil Tankers Are Being Booked Again, But Surging Prices Will Stay High

Chinese Oil Tankers Are Being Booked Again, But Surging Prices Will Stay High
Alaric Nightingale and Serene Cheong October 9, 2019 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-09/cosco-oil-tankers-bei...

What has been the most important story in shipping this decade?

What has been the most important story in shipping this decade?
October 9th, 2019 https://splash247.com/what-has-been-the-most-important-story-in-shipping...

North Korean Cargo Ship Sold to Compensate Families of Regime’s Victims

North Korean Cargo Ship Sold to Compensate Families of Regime’s Victims
Sam LaGrone October 9, 2019 https://news.usni.org/2019/10/09/north-korean-cargo-ship-sold-to-compens...

Doomed Kiribati ferry crew drunk, victims died horribly: official report

Doomed Kiribati ferry crew drunk, victims died horribly: official report
Agence France-Presse Oct 08 2019 https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/10/08/19/doomed-kiribati-ferry-crew-dr...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Crew members of an overloaded Kiribati ferry, which sank in the Pacific claiming 95 lives, were drunk, leaving passengers to die slow deaths from starvation and hypothermia, a damning report has found.

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