Greek seafarers face ‘extinction’ unless owners and unions work together

Greek seafarers face ‘extinction’ unless owners and unions work together
David Glass | Jan 27, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/greek-seafarers-face-e...

Greek shipowners and seafarer unions need to work together other wise the Greek seafarer will become extinct warns Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), president Theodore Veniamis.

No injuries as fishing vessel, cargo ship collide off Martha’s Vineyard

No injuries as fishing vessel, cargo ship collide off Martha’s Vineyard
Curt Brown 28 Jan 20202 https://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20200128/no-injuries-as-fishing-ves...

A 70-foot fishing vessel out of Tiverton and a 605-foot tanker collided Monday about 25 nautical miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, the Coast Guard said.

Ocean shipping in coronavirus crosshairs

Ocean shipping in coronavirus crosshairs
29/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/ocean-shipping-in-coronavirus-cross...

The only risk to improved tanker fleet utilization in 2020-21 is “a black-swan economic event that punishes global oil demand,” wrote Evercore ISI analyst Jon Chappell in his latest shipping forecast.

Enter the black swan.

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market: IMO must act to stop new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels in Arctic and globally

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market: IMO must act to stop new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels in Arctic and globally
28/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/oil-companies-must-explain-how-thei...

IMO under pressure to regulate new ship fuels over Arctic warming

IMO under pressure to regulate new ship fuels over Arctic warming
Chloé Farand 27/01/2020

New marine fuels introduced at the start of January could lead to an increase of the shipping sector’s climate impacts

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is under pressure to regulate new shipping fuels introduced this month which may be accelerating warming in the Arctic.

From 1 January this year, stricter sulphur levels for ships have come into force to reduce air pollution and human health impacts such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

Why the shipping industry should not fear transparency

Why the shipping industry should not fear transparency
January 27th, 2020 https://splash247.com/why-the-shipping-industry-should-not-fear-transpar...

Stefan Kukman, founder and CEO of CargoX, writes exclusively for Splash today, explaining to readers some of the intricacies of blockchain.

Cruise ship carrying Chinese tourists cancels port call at Subic amid protest

Cruise ship carrying Chinese tourists cancels port call at Subic amid protest
Joanna Rose Aglibot January 28, 2020 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1220738/cruise-ship-cancels-port-call-at-s...

Seafarers as ‘fishers of men’

Seafarers as ‘fishers of men’
ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO | January 28,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/284380/seafarers-as-fishers-of-men

The apostles of Jesus Christ were initially known as “fishers of men” which is considered as the most important metaphor for evangelism.

According to the gospel last Sunday, Christ first gathered his fishermen-disciples around him who later disseminated his teachings.

Santa Fe-bound roro suffered engine trouble; passengers safe after ship docked safely 4 hours laters

Santa Fe-bound roro suffered engine trouble; passengers safe after ship docked safely 4 hours laters
Morexette Marie B. Erram January 26,2020 - https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/283982/santa-fe-bound-roro-suffered-e...

Shipowners should prepare for charter party issues from Wuhan coronavirus

Shipowners should prepare for charter party issues from Wuhan coronavirus
Marcus Hand | Jan 27, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/shipowners-should-prep...

As the Wuhan coronavirus crisis in China deepens rapidly shipowners have been warned to be prepared to face issues such as quarantine and closures and resulting charter party issues.

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