Half of all Philippine shipping operations affected by Covid-19 quarantine

Half of all shipping ops affected by Covid-19 quarantine
Raymond Carl Dela Cruz April 2, 2020 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1098593

MANILA – A little more than half of all shipping operations in the country were either canceled, delayed, or not completed during the second half of March due to travel constraints and other restrictions in the country brought by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

ILO: Treat Seafarers with “Dignity and Respect”

ILO: Treat Seafarers with “Dignity and Respect”
04-01-2020 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/ilo-treat-seafarers-with-dign...

Seafarers should be treated as “key workers” and be exempted from travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, say the Officers of a special International Labour Organization (ILO) tripartite maritime committee representing seafarers, shipowners and governments.

Chinese cargo ship sank in Taiwan Strait, crew rescued

Chinese cargo ship sank in Taiwan Strait, crew rescued
Mikhail Voytenko March 31, 2020 https://www.maritimebulletin.net/2020/03/31/chinese-cargo-ship-sank-in-t...

Port of Halifax projects continue amid coronavirus concerns

SHIPPING NEWS: Port of Halifax projects continue amid coronavirus concerns
Peter Ziobrowski 1 April 2020 https://www.saltwire.com/business/regional-business/shipping-news-port-o...

With COVID-19 worries shutting down most of the city and moving many to work from home, the Port of Halifax is functioning normally.

ITF launches $1.2m fund to support seafarers impacted by coronavirus

ITF launches $1.2m fund to support seafarers impacted by coronavirus
Jason Jiang April 1st, 2020 https://splash247.com/itf-launches-1-2m-fund-to-support-seafarers-impact...

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust (ITFST) has launched a GBP1m ($1.24m) emergency fund to address the impact of the global pandemic on seafarers and their families.

Plea for ship suppliers to be recognised as essential workers

Plea for ship suppliers to be recognised as essential workers
30 March 2020 https://www.nautilusint.org/en/news-insight/news/plea-for-ship-suppliers...

Singapore: Guidelines On The Medical Examination Of Seafarers And Seafarer’s Medical Certificate

Singapore: Guidelines On The Medical Examination Of Seafarers And Seafarer’s Medical Certificate
31/03/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/singapore-guidelines-on-the-medical...

This Shipping Circular supersedes MPA’s Shipping Circular no 13 of 2013.

Lockdowns and shipping strife snarl scrap exports

Lockdowns and shipping strife snarl scrap exports
Colin Staub March 31, 2020 https://resource-recycling.com/recycling/2020/03/31/lockdowns-and-shippi...

Overseas markets for recovered paper and plastic are experiencing disruption as countries enact widespread restrictions, close ports and see reduced demand alongside larger economic slowdown.

Shipping industry's worst nightmare: A corona Christmas

Shipping industry's worst nightmare: A corona Christmas
BUNPEI MATSUKAWA, April 01, 2020 https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Transportation/Shipping-industry-s-wors...

Container carriers shudder at thought of consumers cooped up till year-end

Maritime clusters: the future of the marine industry?

Maritime clusters: the future of the marine industry?
01/04/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/maritime-clusters-the-future-of-the...

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