International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards Presented

International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards Presented
April 27, 2018 https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/international-seafarers-welfar...

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) revealed the 2018 winners of its International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards at a ceremony in Geneva.

Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report

Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report
27/04/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/protection-vessels-international-we...

South East Asia
Indonesia: Robbers steal ship’s properties at Samarinda
19 April

UK Shipping and Port Industry needs to think smart to curb air pollution – by using proven technology

UK Shipping and Port Industry needs to think smart to curb air pollution – by using proven technology
8/04/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/uk-shipping-and-port-industry-needs...

Maersk CEO Calls For End to Shipping Subsidies

Maersk CEO Calls For End to Shipping Subsidies
Costas Paris April 26, 2018

Soren Skou, head of the world’s biggest container ship operator, says government backing of carriers is creating overcapacity, distorting markets and pricing

AP Moller-Maersk AMKBY 0.64% A/S Chief Executive Soren Skou is calling for governments to withdraw their financial support for container shipping lines, saying subsidies and other backing are causing overcapacity and profit-crushing price reductions across the maritime industry.

Container ship fire off Jakarta

Container ship fire off Jakarta
Mikhail Voytenko April 27, 2018

Container ship KUALA MAS reported fire on board at 0730 WIB (UTC +7) Apr 27, near Pulau Norwana island, north of Jakarta, shortly after leaving Jakarta. 18 crew were evacuated, fire in superstructure said to be extinguished or under control by 1030 WIB, last known AIS was at 0030 UTC Apr 27 in position 06 00 S 106 52 E. The ship was bound for Malahayati, Aceh, north Sumatra, ETA Apr 30.

Cargo Ships: one catches fire, another collides with dock

Cargo ship catches fire in Thousand Islands, all crewmen survive
April 27, 2018 http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/04/27/cargo-ship-catches-fire-in...

Cargo ship KM Kuala Mas caught fire near Nirwana Island in the Thousand Islands regency on Friday morning. No casualties were reported in the incident.

Captain of bulker that sparked huge Indonesian oil spill faces lengthy jail sentence

Captain of bulker that sparked huge Indonesian oil spill faces lengthy jail sentence
Sam Chambers April 27th, 2018 https://splash247.com/captain-bulker-sparked-huge-indonesian-oil-spill-f...

The Chinese master of the Ever Judger has been named a suspect in the massive oil spill off the coast of Balikpapan in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan.

Maritime Roundtable says welfare of seafarers paramount amid piracy threat

Maritime Roundtable says welfare of seafarers paramount amid piracy threat
26 April 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/maritime-roundtable-says-welf...

Shipping Cyber Academy Established in Singapore

Shipping Cyber Academy Established in Singapore
April 26, 2018 https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/shipping-cyber-academy-establi...

Wärtsilä is partnering with the cyber security company Templar Executives to establish a world-class cyber academy in Singapore. The academy will offer courses designed to support and enhance the collective cyber maturity of the wider shipping community, notably operators and owners.

Singapore Maritime Week 2018: Record number of graduating seafarers

Singapore Maritime Week 2018: Record number of graduating seafarers
Neo Shi Wei Apr 26, 2018 - https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transport/singapore-maritime-week-2018-...

MORE than 80 seafarers graduated from Certificate of Competency (CoC) (Special Limit) programmes at Singapore Polytechnic on Thursday, making it the largest graduating cohort since the programmes were first introduced in 2011.

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