'Suffering from anxiety': NSRI assists 23-year-old ill Pinoy seaman in Richards Bay

Sea rescuers go to aid of stricken yacht and ill Filipino sailor
20 May 2018 - https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2018-05-20-sea-rescuers-go...

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s Richards Bay crew had to evacuate an ill Filipino sailor from a vessel anchored offshore of the northern KwaZulu-Natal port on Sunday morning.

The evacuation comes just a day after the crew had to tow a stricken yacht into the port.

Ph should condemn China’s militarization of the South China Sea : Asserting PH sovereignty will mean trouble – Duterte

Asserting PH sovereignty will mean trouble – Duterte
May 21, 2018 http://globalnation.inquirer.net/167136/asserting-ph-sovereignty-will-me...

The Philippines should condemn China’s militarization of the South China Sea and strengthen its alliance with the United States for protection, a risk analyst said on Sunday.

Lawmakers and security experts have also been urging President Rodrigo Duterte to protest China’s military actions in the disputed waterway.

Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo pushes roro route expansion

GMA pushes roro route expansion
By Morexette Marie B. Erram May 19,2018 http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/175765/gma-pushes-roro-route-expansion

EXPANDING the country’s roll-on, roll-off (roro) services will benefit both passengers and cargo companies in the long term, former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said yesterday.

Greener fuels may not make shipping safer – here’s why

Greener fuels may not make shipping safer – here’s why
21/05/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/greener-fuels-may-not-make-shipping...

Global shipping emits 2% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions and this is projected to increase. No wonder there have been widespread calls for the shipping industry to reduce its hazardous emissions by replacing traditional fuels with “greener” alternatives.

Indonesian sailor stabbed, thrown off Taiwanese ship

Indonesian sailor stabbed, thrown off Taiwanese ship
May 20, 2018 http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2018/05/20/2003693406

An Indonesian migrant fisherman working on a Taiwanese fishing boat on Thursday has been missing following an alleged fight with a compatriot while at sea, the Tung Kang Fishermen Association of Pingtung County said.

En route to Pontianak, western Kalimantan: Passenger ship aground, 250 passengers evacuated

Passenger ship aground, 250 passengers evacuated Updates Photos
Mikhail Voytenko May 19, 2018 https://maritimebulletin.net/2018/05/19/passenger-ship-aground-250-passe...

Very Large Container Ship accident in New York

Very Large Container Ship accident in New York
Erofey Schkvarkin May 18, 2018 https://maritimebulletin.net/2018/05/17/very-large-container-ship-accide...

Why the doomed El Faro cargo ship sailed right into a hurricane before sinking in the Bermuda Triangle with all 33 souls lost

REVEALED: Why the doomed El Faro cargo ship sailed right into a hurricane before sinking in the Bermuda Triangle with all 33 souls lost
Keith Griffith and Jennifer Smith and Snejana Farberov 20 May 2018

The author of a new book about the sinking of the El Faro has offered insights into why the ship sank and what could have saved the 33 crew members who died at sea.

Journalist Rachel Slade, the author of Into The Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm And The Sinking Of El Faro, says that both 'hubris' and the 40-year-old ship's age were key factors.

Ferry on fire, passengers and crew evacuated, Bali island

Ferry on fire, passengers and crew evacuated, Bali island Video
Mikhail Voytenko May 17, 2018 https://maritimebulletin.net/2018/05/17/ferry-on-fire-passengers-and-cre...

IMO establishes autonomous vessels taskforce

IMO establishes autonomous vessels taskforce
Sam Chambers May 18th, 2018 https://splash247.com/imo-establishes-autonomous-vessels-taskforce/

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