Pandemic highlights lack of psychosocial support for seafarers — study

Pandemic highlights lack of psychosocial support for seafarers — study
Patricia B. Mirasol January 19, 2022 https://www.bworldonline.com/pandemic-highlights-lack-of-psychosocial-su...

RESEARCHERS from the University of the Philippines Visayas found that Filipino merchant seafarers working in internationally flagged vessels this pandemic lack psychosocial support.

Luzon-E. Visayas-Mindanao RoRo travelers warned of trip delays

Luzon-E. Visayas-Mindanao RoRo travelers warned of trip delays
Sarwell Meniano January 19, 2022 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1165816

TACLOBAN CITY – Government authorities advised land travelers traversing the nautical highway that connects Eastern Visayas to Luzon and Mindanao to expect delays due to the lingering impacts of Typhoon Odette.

Lines hit with collusion charges in South Korea

Lines hit with collusion charges in South Korea
Sam Chambers January 18, 2022 https://splash247.com/lines-hit-with-collusion-charges-in-south-korea/

In a landmark ruling that will be watched carefully by other jurisdictions around the world, South Korean authorities today slapped fines on 23 containerlines, claiming they had been colluding together to keep rates high on certain intra-Asian tradelanes over a 15-year period.

An integrated approach to international maritime development

An integrated approach to international maritime development
Ambassador Carlos Salinas January 19, 2022 https://www.manilatimes.net/2022/01/19/business/maritime/an-integrated-a...

The Philippines is the world's largest supplier of seafarers. Of the 1.6 million seafarers manning over 50,000 commercial shipping around the world, about 230,000 are Filipinos.

Shipping Companies Had a $150 Billion Year. Economists Warn They’re Also Stoking Inflation

Shipping Companies Had a $150 Billion Year. Economists Warn They’re Also Stoking Inflation
Lauren Etter and Brendan Murray January 18, 2022 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2022-01-18/supply-chain-crisis-h...

“They exploit our desperation”: Small businesses and consumers are paying for sky-high freight costs as cargo giants mint profits.

And when the master woke up, the ship had grounded

And when the master woke up, the ship had grounded
Nick Blenkey January 18, 2022 https://www.marinelog.com/legal-safety/safety-and-security/and-when-the-...

You can’t make this stuff up. A recent Danish Marine Accident Investigation Bureau report into the October 18, 2021, grounding of the 88.6 meter long Dutch registered general cargo ship Beaumaiden near Sorthat Odde, Bornholm, Denmark, is worth reading in full.

All those cargo ships sitting in the San Francisco Bay are going away, maybe forever

All those cargo ships sitting in the San Francisco Bay are going away, maybe forever
Andrew Chamings Jan. 12, 2022 https://www.sfgate.com/local/article/cargo-ships-San-Francisco-bay-Oakla...

The sight of a dozen or more container ships, each the length of the Salesforce Tower, sitting in the bay chugging diesel has become the norm for Bay Area residents and those driving over the Bay Bridge.

The human resources challenge facing every maritime business

The human resources challenge facing every maritime business
Richard Clayton 17 Jan 2022 https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1139536/The-human-...

Join Lloyd's List and an expert panel for our first webinar of 2022

Omicron cases detected in Shenzhen and Beijing

Omicron cases detected in Shenzhen and Beijing
Sam Chambers January 17, 2022 https://splash247.com/omicron-cases-detected-in-shenzhen-and-beijing/

In China, the number of Covid-19 cases across the county reached the highest since March 2020 on Monday, as the country reported a daily rise of 223 new infections.

The first local transmission of the omicron variant in Beijing was reported on Saturday, with the Winter Olympics fast approaching.

CREWING ONLINE'S GLOBAL SEAFARER SALARY INDEX (GSSI) OFFERS CREW A GOOD SALARY REFERENCE

CREWING ONLINE'S GLOBAL SEAFARER SALARY INDEX (GSSI) OFFERS CREW A GOOD SALARY REFERENCE
7 Jan, 2022 https://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/crewing-online-s-global-seafa...

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