Frank Coles savages shipping institutions holding back tech change

Frank Coles savages shipping institutions holding back tech change
March 8th, 2018 http://splash247.com/frank-coles-savages-shipping-institutions-holding-b...

Mark T. Vassel reports this week from Transas’s annual global conference in Vancouver.

The shipping industry must undergo a wholesale cultural shift to manage the disruption that is coming or the promise of all the emerging technology that has been capturing recent headlines will never be realised.

Shipping trends: A look into a Millennial’s mind

Shipping trends: A look into a Millennial’s mind
09/03/18 https://safety4sea.com/shipping-trends-look-millennials-mind/

Regulation is welcome but should be measured, says INTERCARGO

Regulation is welcome but should be measured, says INTERCARGO
08/03/18

During its Technical and Executive Committees’ meetings in Singapore on 5 and 6 March, INTERCARGO re-iterated its commitment to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally-friendly dry cargo shipping industry and its support, at the same time, for an industry governed by free and fair competition.

Discussions focused on a wide range of topics, including:

Fire continues to rage on Maersk Honam

Fire continues to rage on Maersk Honam
Sam Chambers March 9th, 2018 http://splash247.com/fire-continues-rage-maersk-honam/

76 containers fell from cargo ship 'Maersk Shanghai' off NC coast during ‘heavy roll,’ officials now say

76 containers fell from cargo ship off NC coast during ‘heavy roll,’ officials now say
March 10, 2018 http://wncn.com/2018/03/10/76-containers-fell-from-cargo-ship-off-nc-coa...

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WAVY) – The Coast Guard, NOAA and the Environmental Protection Agency are trying to track more than 70 stray cargo containers that fell from a ship about 17 miles off the Oregon Inlet last weekend.

Damaged cargo ship towed safely to Tallinn harbour

Damaged cargo ship towed safely to Tallinn harbour
10.3.2018 https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/damaged_cargo_ship_towed_safely_to_ta...

A cargo ship that started taking on water off the coast of Finland has been towed to a port in Tallinn, Estonia. Maritime rescue officials say no environmental damage was incurred.

Cyber Security at Sea: The Real Threats

Cyber Security at Sea: The Real Threats
David Rider 2018-03-10 https://www.maritime-executive.com/blog/cyber-security-at-sea-the-real-t...

Great Lakes shipping industry keeping wary eye on Trump tariffs

Great Lakes shipping industry keeping wary eye on Trump tariffs
David Patch | March 10, 2018

Imported aluminum and steel represent a tiny share of the cargo handled through the Port of Toledo docks if only weight is considered.

Philippine Officials Trained in Forming Maritime Transport Policy

Philippine Officials Trained in Forming Maritime Transport Policy
Aiswarya Lakshmi March 9, 2018 https://www.marinelink.com/news/philippine-officials434889

Officials from various government entities in the Philippines have received training in how to develop a National Maritime Transport Policy (NMPT).

Pinoy seafarer Buenaventura Tumbaga Jr. dies in towboat blast off Fujairah

Pinoy seafarer dies in towboat blast off Fujairah
March 9, 2018 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/news/646046/pinoy-seafarer-di...

A Filipino seaman was killed while another one was wounded in an explosion on board a towboat off the United Arab Emirates, GMA News' Bam Alegre reported on Balitanghali on Friday.

The fatality was identified as Carlos Buenaventura Tumbaga Jr.

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