Maritime is missing out on the skills and talents of outstanding women

Maritime is missing out on the skills and talents of outstanding women
Feb 19th 2018 http://splash247.com/maritime-missing-skills-talents-outstanding-women/

Rachel Morgan from recruitment firm Spinnaker Global takes on the issue of gender inequality in shipping.

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA

Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA
20/02/2018 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/digitalisation-signals-fourth-indust...

Cong. RICKY SANDOVAL: Maritime courses para sa Senior High School? Posible!

Maritime courses para sa Senior High School? Posible!
Cong. RICKY SANDOVAL February 12, 2018

HINDI natin maikakaila na Pilipinas ang numero uno sa buong mundo pagdating sa pagpapadala ng mga seaman o mga papasok sa maritime industry. Sa isang tala nga ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), aabot sa halos 460,000 na Pilipinong seaman ang naka-deploy sa iba’t ibang bansa.

Dahil dito, pwede nang ituring na nating capital of the world ang Pilipinas.

PHL, Palau agree to strengthen cooperation in maritime security, trade, curbing illegal drugs

PHL, Palau agree to strengthen cooperation in maritime security, trade, curbing illegal drugs
VIRGIL LOPEZ February 16, 2018 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/643639/phl-palau-agree-to-str...

The Philippines and Palau have committed to strengthen cooperation in various fields including trade, investment, maritime security and combating illegal drug trade, Malacañang said Friday.

Box Shipping Still Feeding The 5,000…

Box Shipping Still Feeding The 5,000…
19/02/2018 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/box-shipping-still-feeding-the-5000/

Inappropriate use of Fast Rescue Craft led to its damage

Inappropriate use of Fast Rescue Craft led to its damage
18/02/18 http://safety4sea.com/inappropriate-use-of-fast-rescue-craft-led-to-its-...

The incident

A vessel was conducting a joint offshore oil spill response exercise involving third parties. During the exercise, the client instructed the Master to use the Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) of the vessel as a towing boat for repositioning the oil booms deployed.

Rescue of 1,200 tonne cargo ship off Skye

Rescue of 1,200 tonne cargo ship off Skye
18 February 2018 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-43106706

Lifeboats have helped rescue a 1,200-tonne cargo ship which broke down off the coast of Skye.

The 65m (213ft) CEG universe was heading through the notorious Kylerhea Narrows between Skye and Glenelg when it became stuck with a broken rudder.

The vessel was carrying a cargo of road salt to Gairloch.

Ship crew use hot water to foil pirate attack off Basilan

Ship crew use hot water to foil pirate attack off Basilan
Richard Falcatan February 17, 2018 https://news.url.google.com/url?sa=j&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rappler.com%2....

The role of duty officers in collision avoidance

The role of duty officers in collision avoidance
16/02/18 https://safety4sea.com/the-role-of-duty-officers-in-collision-avoidance/

Taking consideration of various court claims involving maritime casualties, Harry Hirst of Ince&Co. law firm discussed the importance of "the use of time" by duty officers (OOW) in collision avoidance.

Hyundai Merchant Marine's net loss for 2017 balloons to more than a billion dollars

HMM’s net loss for 2017 balloons to more than a billion dollars
Sam Chambers February 13th, 2018 http://splash247.com/hmms-net-loss-2017-balloons-billion-dollars/

South Korea’s leading line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) issued its unaudited results for 2017 today with the red ink flowing in dramatic fashion. HMM, which came through a fierce restructuring in 2016, saw its annual net loss more than double to KRW1.208trn ($1.1bn).

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