Unemployed seafarers descend on Canberra to fight for Australian shipping

Unemployed seafarers descend on Canberra to fight for Australian shipping
Baibhav Mishra - June 21, 2021 https://seanews.co.uk/news/unemployed-seafarers-descend-on-canberra-to-f...

Unemployed maritime workers from around Australia will descend on the lawns of Parliament House tomorrow to demand urgent action from the Morrison Government to save the Australian shipping industry.

Almirante: Compensability of seafarer’s injury

Almirante: Compensability of seafarer’s injury
DOMINADOR A. ALMIRANTE June 18, 2021 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1898174/Cebu/Business/Almirante-Compe...

Live from Maritime Online Series brought to you by Vaccination of seafarers is critical

Vaccination of seafarers is critical
Marcus Hand | Jun 21, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/vaccination-seafarers-...

The vaccination of seafarers is now a key focus for the shipping industry as it looks to a long term resolution of the crew change crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Get ready for chaos in container shipping

Get ready for chaos in container shipping
DAVID FICKLING 22 Jun 2021 https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2021/06/22/get-ready-f...

THE world’s cargo ships just can’t seem to get their act together.

First there were the queues at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which left as many as 40 container vessels awaiting a berth in early February amid a flood of traffic.

Chinese Port Logjam Threatens Christmas Shipping Rush

Chinese Port Logjam Threatens Christmas Shipping Rush
Costas Paris June 21, 2021 https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-port-logjam-threatens-christmas-shi...

Industry executives say a backlog of ships on the water and an estimated 350,000 containers at docks will further rattle global supply chains deep into the year

Sustaining crew while decreasing emissions

Sustaining crew while decreasing emissions
June 22, 2021 https://splash247.com/sustaining-crew-while-decreasing-emissions/

Crew awareness is crucial in making the global fleet greener argues Mikael Laurin, the CEO of Lean Marine.

Could Cyber Attacks Spell Doom for the Maritime Industry?

Could Cyber Attacks Spell Doom for the Maritime Industry?
Eric Manning June 12, 2021

Do you know how truly massive the global maritime industry is? Billions of tons of vital goods like food, medicine, and oil are shipped around the world every year, and any interference with these ships can cause massive economic impacts. We saw these economic impacts earlier this year when a shipping vessel lodged itself in the Suez Canal, blocking the passage of other vessels. This blockage cost the world nearly $10 billion in trade each day it was stuck.

Environmental Regulations Increasing in Maritime Transport Industry

Environmental Regulations Increasing in Maritime Transport Industry
22/06/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/environmental-regulations-increasin...

Maersk Line, the largest container shipping company in the world, has recently proposed carbon tax imposition on ship fuels in relation to global carbon reduction efforts.

Seafarers Need To Strike, Says Frank Coles

Seafarers Need To Strike, Says Frank Coles
John Konrad June 21, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/seafarers-need-to-strike-and-send-a-statement-of-di...

3 of 4 Delta variant carriers are Pinoy seafarers from the MV Eastern Hope now in South Korea

Philippines has 4 new cases of COVID-19 Delta variant, 35 carriers of other strains
Katrina Domingo, Jun 21 2021 https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/06/21/21/philippines-has-4-new-cases-of-co...

MANILA - Four Filipinos have tested positive for the COVID-19 Delta variant, bringing the total number of Filipinos infected with the variant to 17, the government said Monday.

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