Shipping industry presses to undermine European Ship Recycling Regulation

Shipping industry presses to undermine European Ship Recycling Regulation
21/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipping-industry-presses-to-underm...

South Korea to support struggling shipbuilders; Should Hyundai Merchant Marine stay or go?

South Korea to support struggling shipbuilders
21/06/18 https://safety4sea.com/south-korea-to-support-struggling-shipbuilders/?u...

Maritime cargo preferences only waste American taxpayer dollars

Maritime cargo preferences only waste American taxpayer dollars
Stephanie Mercier and Erin Lentz, 06/21/18

In a recent column in The Hill, the authors contend that preserving and bolstering cargo preference requirements — the law requiring U.S. shippers to use U.S. flagged vessels to transport “government-impelled ocean-borne cargo” — is crucial to maintaining America’s standing in international trade, carrying out the nation’s humanitarian agenda, and projecting U.S. military power overseas.

Year-on-year @US$500M: Pinoy seafarers' remittances rise 4.8%

April remittances up 12% to $2.6B
MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO June 19, 2018 http://www.manilatimes.net/april-remittances-up-12-to-2-6b/409754/

MONEY sent home in April by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose from a year earlier but declined from March, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Monday.

50,000 ships worldwide are vulnerable to cyberattacks

50,000 ships worldwide are vulnerable to cyberattacks
Keith Martin, Rory Hopcraft 21 June 2018 https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/ships-cyberatt...

Vulnerabilities in shipping show how far the industry has to go but proper cyber security is more complex than you might initially think

Project Forward Receives ‘Most Sustainable Project’ Award at Maritime2020 Summit in Copenhagen

Project Forward Receives ‘Most Sustainable Project’ Award at Maritime2020 Summit in Copenhagen
20/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/project-forward-receives-most-susta...

New Seawork marine conference to focus on billion-dollar market

New Seawork marine conference to focus on billion-dollar market
20 June 2018

Unmanned Surface Vessels and Hybrid Propulsion will be the topics of a new European commercial marine conference taking place at Seawork on Wednesday 4 July.

Estimated at USD 470 million, the Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV) market is expected to reach around USD 1 billion by 2022 due to the ever-increasing need for maritime security, ocean mapping and data.

Shipping industry presses to undermine European Ship Recycling Regulation

Shipping industry presses to undermine European Ship Recycling Regulation
21/06/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipping-industry-presses-to-underm...

Canada: Seafarer shortage looms for ship companies: Training institute, union hiring initiative will be highlighted Sunday in St. Catharines

Seafarer shortage looms for ship companies: Training institute, union hiring initiative will be highlighted Sunday in St. Catharines
Jun 18, 2018 https://www.niagarathisweek.com/news-story/8678896-seafarer-shortage-loo...

All crew, including 6 Indonesians, rescued from listing ship

All crew, including 6 Indonesians, rescued from listing ship
June 20, 2018 (Mainichi Japan) https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180620/p2g/00m/0dm/029000c

SENDAI (Kyodo) -- All 18 crewmembers, reportedly including six Indonesians, of a bonito fishing ship were rescued after the ship made an emergency call in the Pacific off northeastern Japan saying it was on the verge of sinking, the Japan Coast Guard said.

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