ITF refutes call for mutiny onboard ships

ITF refutes call for mutiny onboard ships
Yashika F. Torib July 8, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/07/08/business/maritime-business/itf-re...

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has refuted allegations that it is calling for mutiny onboard ships when it suggested that seafarers should stop working as soon as their contracts are finished.

Developing World Loses Billions in Money From Migrant Workers

Developing World Loses Billions in Money From Migrant Workers
7 Jul 2020 https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1946968/developing-world-loses-bill...

An economic pillar of developing economies is crumbling because of coronavirus impacts; 'I'm scared sick.'

Marina orders compliance of seafarer’s ‘green lane’ Genivi Factao

Marina orders compliance of seafarer’s ‘green lane’
Genivi Factao July 8, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/07/08/business/maritime-business/marina...

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has directed all manning agencies to comply with the “green lane” protocols that would facilitate the efficient and speedy travel of seafarers, who perform an important role in the global supply chain.

IMO endorses guidance on ensuring seafarers’ access to medical care onshore

IMO endorses guidance on ensuring seafarers’ access to medical care onshore
07/07/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/imo-endorses-guidance-on-ensuring-s...

A significant step has been made to protect seafarers’ health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim’s endorsement of a series of recommendations designed to ensure seafarers can access medical care ashore quickly and safely.

Q&A: the impact of Covid-19 on piracy in East Africa

Q&A: the impact of Covid-19 on piracy in East Africa
Ilaria Grasso Macola 7 JULY 2020

Countries around the world are still experiencing the economic consequences of the current coronavirus pandemic. Some states are more likely to also experience a resurface of piracy in their waters. We spoke to maritime risk prevention company ARX Mouldings about its latest report on coronavirus and piracy in East Africa.

'I'll never go back on a cruise ship': Las Vegas entertainer back home after stuck at sea

'I'll never go back on a cruise ship': Las Vegas entertainer back home after stuck at sea
Alexis GoreeTuesday, July 7th 2020

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Stuck at sea, one cruise entertainer from Las Vegas saw no end in sight to what became an endless voyage. Now with the CDC’s “No Sail” order lifted, crew members are finally able to disembark cruise ships where they were held for months.

“Yes, I am off the cruise ship and it’s definitely a blessing.” A sigh of relief for Las Vegas vocalist Ryan Driscoll.

Nomikos bulker charged in Philippine hit and run case

Nomikos bulker charged in Philippine hit and run case
Sam Chambers July 7, 2020 https://splash247.com/nomikos-bulker-charged-in-philippine-hit-and-run-c...

The Philippine Coast Guard has filed criminal charges against the owner and crew of the bulk carrier Vienna Wood N, accused of colliding into a fishing boat and then continuing on its journey.

14 crew from the fishing boat are missing presumed dead after it sank on June 27.

All at sea: 250,000 maritime workers stranded by coronavirus and visa rules

All at sea: 250,000 maritime workers stranded by coronavirus and visa rules
July 6, 2020 https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/07/all-at-sea-250000-seaman-stranded-...

The Dutch government has been urged to ease visa restrictions for maritime workers to allow 250,000 stranded seamen to go home, the NRC reports.

The role of Mayor (ship’s cook) in the seafarer’s healthy diet

The role of Mayor (ship’s cook) in the seafarer’s healthy diet
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO - | July 07,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/324649/the-role-of-mayor-ships-cook-i...

“Taking responsibility for the health of all human souls on their ships also defines the shipowners’ sense of humanity and justice. No ship sails without a human crew.”

7 Chinese in boat collision face multiple homicide

7 Chinese in boat collision face multiple homicide
Jovic Yee, Maricar Cinco - July 07, 2020 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1302870/7-chinese-in-boat-crash-face-multi...

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