Filipino seafarers safe after South Korea tanker blast

Filipino seafarers safe after South Korea tanker blast
October 1, 2019 - https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/01/1956503/filipino-seafarers...

MANILA, Philippines — The 15 Filipino seafarers, who were crew members of an oil tanker that exploded in a South Korean port last Saturday, are safe.

€24bn in fossil fuel subsidies ‘a perverse incentive’ for shipping pollution

€24bn in fossil fuel subsidies ‘a perverse incentive’ for shipping pollution
02/10/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/e24bn-in-fossil-fuel-subsidies-a-pe...

Philippines to protest Chinese ships’ presence in Ayungin Shoal

Philippines to protest Chinese ships’ presence in Ayungin Shoal
Darryl John Esguerra - October 02, 2019 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/180555/philippines-to-protest-chinese-...

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has ordered the filing of a diplomatic protest over the presence of Chinese vessels in Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea.

Badjaos get free food, haircut this Maritime week

Badjaos get free food, haircut this Maritime week
October 1, 2019 https://pia.gov.ph/press-releases/releases/1027927

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Oct. 1 -- For this year’s celebration of the Maritime week, a community of Badjaos got themselves a treat when members of the Surigao Port Community led by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) conducted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 community service at their settlement in Canlanipa, a coastal barangay in this city.

One seafarer found dead from sunken Bourbon Rhode, 10 still missing

One seafarer found dead from sunken Bourbon Rhode, 10 still missing
30 September 2019 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/americas/one-seafarer-found-dead-...

The body of one of the 11 missing seafarers from the anchor handler Bourbon Rhode, which sank in Hurricane Lorenzo has been recovered.

SouthKorea: Overhaul of Shipbuilding Industry Going Awry

S. Korea: Overhaul of Shipbuilding Industry Going Awry
30/09/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/s-korea-overhaul-of-shipbuilding-in...

Is shipping industry ready for new fuel mandate? It had better be

Is shipping industry ready for new fuel mandate? It had better be
01/10/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/is-shipping-industry-ready-for-new-...

In January, new mandates handed down from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nations that writes and enforces global maritime regulations, go into effect concerning sulfur emissions from ships.

Nippon Yusen tests self-sailing cargo ship: Radar and positioning tech promises to cut collisions

Nippon Yusen tests self-sailing cargo ship: Radar and positioning tech promises to cut collisions
KEIGO YOSHIDA October 01, 2019 https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Nippon-Yusen-tests-self-saili...

TOKYO -- Japanese marine shipper Nippon Yusen has run what it bills as the world's first trials of a self-navigating vessel, technology expected to ease crew workloads and improve safety.

Filipino seafarers as disciples of the church

Filipino seafarers as disciples of the church
ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO October 01,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/261330/filipino-seafarers-as-disciple...

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle has acknowledged the role of seafarers, Filipino mariners in particular, in propagating the teachings of the church, and not merely major contributors to the country’s economic growth.

‘OTHERS NEED OUR HELP’--Tagle to seafarers: Don’t forget the poor

‘OTHERS NEED OUR HELP’--Tagle to seafarers: Don’t forget the poor
Tina G. Santos - September 30, 2019 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1171148/tagle-to-seafarers-dont-forget-the...

MANILA, Philippines — Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Manila archbishop, on Sunday urged the Catholic faithful, particularly seafarers, not to forget the poor as they earn more and achieve comfort in life along with their families.

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