Technology is Paving the Way for the Future of Shipping

Technology is Paving the Way for the Future of Shipping
09/06/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/technology-is-paving-the-way-for-th...

Greenpeace Blocks Bulk Carrier at France’s Port of Saint-Nazair

Greenpeace Blocks Bulk Carrier at France’s Port of Saint-Nazair
Mike Schuler June 7, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/greenpeace-blocks-bulk-carrier-at-frances-port-of-s...

Anti-Israel protesters block Zim cargo ship in Oakland

Anti-Israel protesters block Zim cargo ship in Oakland
SUE FISHKOFF/JTA JUNE 9, 2021 https://www.jpost.com/bds-threat/anti-israel-protesters-block-zim-cargo-...

“Block the Boat” organizers online also indicated similar actions would take place this week in Detroit, Vancouver, Philadelphia and London.

Ship Orders Surge as Carriers Rush to Add Capacity

Ship Orders Surge as Carriers Rush to Add Capacity
Costas Paris June 8, 2021 https://www.wsj.com/articles/ship-orders-surge-as-carriers-rush-to-add-c...

Big shipyards say they are running out of construction slots and they are raising prices to meet rising steel costs

Seafarers Worldwide Marooned by Perfect Storm of COVID-19 Restrictions

Seafarers Worldwide Marooned by Perfect Storm of COVID-19 Restrictions
George Fu June 7, 2021 https://www.theepochtimes.com/seafarers-worldwide-marooned-by-perfect-st...

Ship Abandonments Hit Record in 2020 -ITF helped seafarers recover nearly $45 million in owed wages

Ship Abandonments Hit Record in 2020 -ITF
June 7, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/ship-abandonments-hit-record-in-2020-itf/

The International Transport Workers’ Federation said today it helped seafarers recover nearly $45 million in owed wages last year while cases of ship abandonments nearly doubled to a record high.

‘Owed wages’ are usually pay, bonuses or entitlements that are unpaid by a shipowner or their agent for the work already done by a seafarer.

Failure is not disaster: IMO’s troubled efforts to finalise GHG measures

Failure is not disaster: IMO’s troubled efforts to finalise GHG measures
June 8, 2021 https://splash247.com/failure-is-not-disaster-imos-troubled-efforts-to-f...

Thomas Timlen, a Singapore-based analyst, writer and eyewitness of many debates at the International Maritime Organization, reflects on what the organisation’s history says about the prospects for effective climate change regulations.

Tesla works with global shipping company to digitize data and “stabilize logistics networks”

Tesla works with global shipping company to digitize data and “stabilize logistics networks”
Maria Merano June 6, 2021 https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-optimizes-shipping-data/

Tesla is helping Chinese state-owned company COSCO Shipping digitize its vast shipping data. COSCO has agreed to share shipping data with Tesla so the EV maker can test the system in the Chinese company’s Shanghai port.

Maritime security expert urges cooperation, not confrontation in sea row

Maritime security expert urges cooperation, not confrontation in sea row
Jeannette I. Andrade, Tina G. Santos -June 08, 2021 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1443040/expert-cooperation-not-confrontati...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines should not beg China to “play ball” on issues concerning the West Philippine Sea (WPS), according to a maritime security expert.

China's incursions over Malaysia add to South China Sea disputes

China's incursions over Malaysia add to South China Sea disputes
KOYA JIBIKI, TSUKASA HADANO and YU NAKAMURA, June 6, 2021 https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/South-China-Sea...

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