Bourbon Rhode Confirmed Sunk

Bourbon Rhode Confirmed Sunk
2019-09-29 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/bourbon-rhode-confirmed-sunk

Rescue teams have recovered a lifeboat with three Bourbon Rhode crew members on board, 11 remain missing.

Global maritime industry at crossroads: Sagala; Tanker markets roiled as charterers ditch ‘toxic’ Cosco

Global maritime industry at crossroads: Sagala
Charumini de Silva 30 September 2019

Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka last week said the global maritime industry has been pushed into unchartered waters to meet its challenges head-on, in seeking long-term and sustainable solutions for the planet and wellbeing of future generations.

IMO Ambassadors Meeting tackles timely and important issues affecting the global maritime sector

IMO Ambassadors Meeting tackles timely and important issues affecting the global maritime sector
30/09/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/imo-ambassadors-meeting-tackles-tim...

Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria commended for maritime development

Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria commended for maritime development
30/09/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/samsung-heavy-industries-nigeria-co...

Filipino crewmen rescued as tanker catches fire at South Korean port

Filipino crewmen rescued as tanker catches fire at South Korean port
HYONHEE SHIN and TERJE SOLSVIK, Reuters September 28, 2019 https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/news/709710/9-injured-as-pin...

SEOUL/OSLO - A fire that spread across two oil tankers in a South Korean port injured 10 people on Saturday, coastguard and fire officials said, adding the blaze had largely been put out.

FR. BEL SAN LUIS, SVD: Thank you, Pinoy seafarers!

Thank you, Pinoy seafarers!
FR. BEL SAN LUIS, SVD September 29, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/09/29/thank-you-pinoy-seafarers/

Today, September 29, is National Seafarers Sunday. According to the office of the Apostleship of the Sea in Manila headed by Fr. Paulo Prigol, CS, director and chaplain, “seafarers” is a broad term which refers to people working in ships, active and retired seamen, fishermen, those waiting for maritime employment, including maritime students.

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END OF THE LINER: The deadly boat graveyards where kids as young as EIGHT risk their lives as they are forced to work through the night dismantling British ships

END OF THE LINER The deadly boat graveyards where kids as young as EIGHT risk their lives as they are forced to work through the night dismantling British ships
Dean Wilkins 27 Sep 2019

TWO million Brits holiday on them every year.

But while cruise ships are luxury floating cities for those who pay thouands for the privilege, these huge 100,000-ton vessels are a death trap for those tasked with dismantling them

177 kgs of cocaine found on cargo ship in Aichi port

177 kgs of cocaine found on cargo ship in Aichi port
Sep. 28 2019 https://japantoday.com/category/crime/177-kgs-of-cocaine-found-on-cargo-...

Police and Nagoya Customs officials said Friday that around 177 kilograms of cocaine were found on a cargo ship docked at Mikawa Bay in Aichi Prefecture's Toyohashi City on Aug 19.

Stowaways ‘threw poo and urine to hijack cargo ship and divert it to UK’

Stowaways ‘threw poo and urine to hijack cargo ship and divert it to UK’
Sam Corbishley 26 Sep 2019 https://metro.co.uk/2019/09/26/stowaways-threw-poo-urine-hijack-cargo-sh...

Four stowaways tried to hijack a container ship and threatened to kill members of the crew in a desperate bid to reach the UK from Africa, the Old Bailey has heard.

Released tanker with 1 Filipino, 15 other crew reaches Dubai coast

Released tanker with 1 Filipino, 15 other crew reaches Dubai coast
September 28, 2019 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/180354/released-tanker-with-1-filipino...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail Friday and arrived off the coast of Dubai, according to authorities and a tracking website.

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