What is a crew’s legal responsibility if a stowaway is discovered?

What is a crew’s legal responsibility if a stowaway is discovered?
23/11/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/what-is-a-crews-legal-responsibilit...

AFRICA: Three crew members of hijacked bunker vessel kidnapped

AFRICA: Three crew members of hijacked bunker vessel kidnapped
Rhys Berry 23 November 2020 https://www.bunkerspot.com/africa/51859-africa-three-crew-members-of-hij...

Three crewmembers of the Stelios K bunker ship have been kidnapped, according to Dryad Global.

The Togo flagged vessel was reportedly hijacked last week while en route to Lagos. The vessel’s last known location was 115 nautical miles SSW of Lomé.

'All people' should avoid travel on cruise ships, CDC warns

'All people' should avoid travel on cruise ships, CDC warns
Francesca Street, CNN • 23rd November 2020 https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/cruise-ship-cdc-warning/index.html

Greek boxship scythes into grounded Iranian vessel off Batam

Greek boxship scythes into grounded Iranian vessel off Batam
Sam Chambers November 24, 2020 https://splash247.com/greek-boxship-scythes-into-grounded-iranian-vessel...

Boatloads of cargo are waiting in the waters off Los Angeles

Boatloads of cargo are waiting in the waters off Los Angeles
Bloomberg Nov. 22, 2020 https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-11-22/shipping-coronavirus-l...

A flotilla of almost a dozen cargo vessels sits anchored just south of Los Angeles this weekend, waiting for berth space. Around the twin ports of L.A. and Long Beach, shipping containers are already stacked five and six high -- the maximum the fire department will allow.

Govt allows foreign seafarers to sign on at Indian ports

Govt allows foreign seafarers to sign on at Indian ports
P Manoj |November 22, 2020 https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/logistics/govt-allows-forei...

The standard operating procedure for sign on of Indian seafarers issued in April will be applicable to sign on of foreign seafarers

Can Technology Weaken Seafarers’ Professional Judgment?

Can Technology Weaken Seafarers’ Professional Judgment?
Guro Kulset Merakerås 11-22-2020 https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/can-technology-weaken-seaf...

A good sailor has traditionally been a person who makes decisions that ensure that their ship, cargo and crew are safe. Good seamanship has not been synonymous with following procedures and doing everything by the book. Maybe just the opposite.

Greenpeace International : The shipping industry is on the loose

The shipping industry is on the loose
Greenpeace International 20 November 2020 https://www.greenpeace.org/international/story/45670/shipping-industry-o...

2 general cargo ships accidents: Norway and Greece

Two general cargo ships accidents: Norway and Greece
Mikhail Voytenko November 22, 2020 http://www.maritimebulletin.net/2020/11/22/two-general-cargo-ships-accid...

Captain arrested after ship sinks off western Japan

Captain arrested after ship sinks off western Japan
Kyodo Nov 21, 2020 https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/11/21/national/captain-arrested-s...

Takamatsu, Kagawa Pref. – A local office of the Japan Coast Guard said it has arrested the captain of a small vessel for negligence resulting in his ship hitting a reef and sinking in the Seto Inland Sea the previous day.

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