Crew unhappiness widespread amid COVID-19

Crew unhappiness widespread amid COVID-19
26/11/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/crew-unhappiness-widespread-amid-co...

Crew responding to the LR survey (https://www.lr.org/en/latest-news/significant-crew-safety-and-well-being...) have reported feeling unhappy, worry about things they cannot control and do not feel well rested.

Capt. Levy B. Aguilo: From ship to shore

From ship to shore
Yashika F. Torib November 25, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/11/25/business/maritime-business/from-s...

Greek shipowners call for vaccine priority for seafarers

Greek shipowners call for vaccine priority for seafarers
David Glass | Nov 25, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/greek-shipowners-call-...

Seafarers should be given priority to benefit when vaccines for Covid–19 are available says the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS).

Maritime industry boosts digitalization

Maritime industry boosts digitalization
Genivi Factao November 25, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/11/25/business/maritime-business/mariti...

The global shipping industry has accelerated its digitalization during the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic and smaller vessels were stepping up their game to stay competitive.

Planning crew change when ‘what is possible today, may not be possible tomorrow’

Planning crew change when ‘what is possible today, may not be possible tomorrow’
Marcus Hand | Nov 25, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/planning-crew-change-w...

Crew change has been one of the biggest challenges of 2020 Julia Anastasiou explained to the audience at Crew Connect Global how OSM Crew Management has dealt with the situation.

Bulkers Stuck at Ports for Months Because of Tensions Between China and Australia, While Crew Members Issue Public Cry for Help

Bulkers Stuck at Ports for Months Because of Tensions Between China and Australia, While Crew Members Issue Public Cry for Help
26/11/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/bulkers-stuck-at-ports-for-months-b...

Development of the Philippine merchant fleet takes the backseat

Development of the Philippine merchant fleet takes the backseat
Brenda V. Pimentel November 25, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/11/25/business/maritime-business/develo...

First of two parts

Marina teams up with Soname for PH ship repair, building

Marina teams up with Soname for PH ship repair, building
Genivi Factao November 25, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/11/25/business/maritime-business/marina...

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (Soname) have stepped up the efforts to strengthen the technical capacity in shipbuilding, recycling, and audits.

Seafarer’s arthritis as a compensable work-related illness

Seafarer’s arthritis as a compensable work-related illness
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO | November 24,2020 - https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/352179/seafarers-arthritis-as-a-compe...

Arthritis is considered as compensable work-related illness for seafarers who performed tasks onboard the vessel that involved unduly heavy physical labor and joint strain.

The most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Maersk's chief executive Søren Skou puts pressure on the Danish government to help stranded seafarers

Søren Skou puts pressure on the Danish government to help stranded seafarers
NIKLAS KRIGSLUND, SØREN PICO 23.11.20

A joint lobby effort from the Danish shipping industry this summer led to Denmark becoming a hub for crew changes during the coronavirus crisis. Early in the process, Maersk's CEO met with the prime minister, reveals right of access to documents.

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