AirAsia Philippines offers FREE 10kg extra baggage for Filipino seafarers

AirAsia Philippines offers FREE 10kg extra baggage for Filipino seafarers
24 June 2021 https://ph.news.yahoo.com/airasia-philippines-offers-free-10kg-145900530...

AirAsia puts the spotlight on our modern day heroes -- our beloved Filipino seafarers, who have contributed immensely to the country’s economic growth even before and during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Availability, myths and regulations slow seafarer vaccinations

Availability, myths and regulations slow seafarer vaccinations
Gary Howard | Jun 23, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/regulation/availability-myths-and-regu...

Vaccination myths, availability and national regulations are among the challenges the maritime industry faces in vaccinating seafarers against COVID, according to a panel of experts.

Lockdowns leave future seafarer sitting on the sidelines

Lockdowns leave future seafarer sitting on the sidelines
Jonathan Boonzaier 25 June 2021 https://www.tradewindsnews.com/insight/lockdowns-leave-future-seafarer-s...

Covid-19 restrictions have prevented Indian cadets like Rachel Rebello from taking the exams needed to complete their qualification

Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy (AEMA) cadet Rachel Rebello is impatient to begin her seagoing career as a deck officer.

Despite the efforts of trade unions and NGOs, seafarer abandonment is on the rise

Despite the efforts of trade unions and NGOs, seafarer abandonment is on the rise
Annick Berger (ranslated from French by Brandon Johnson) 25 June 2021 https://www.equaltimes.org/despite-the-efforts-of-trade#.YNWNUEwRW1s

Filipino crew of MV Angelic Power to be repatriated soon

Filipino crew of MV Angelic Power to be repatriated soon
Yashika F. Torib June 23, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/06/23/business/maritime/filipino-crew-o...

Repatriation for the stranded Filipino crew members of MV Angelic Power in China may soon be processed as court proceedings and crew changes are now moving forward.

Day of the Seafarer 2021: INTERCARGO Joins Calls for a Fair Future for Seafarers

Day of the Seafarer 2021: INTERCARGO Joins Calls for a Fair Future for Seafarers
24/06/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/day-of-the-seafarer-2021-intercargo...

Availability, myths and regulations slow seafarer vaccinations

Availability, myths and regulations slow seafarer vaccinations
Gary Howard | Jun 23, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/regulation/availability-myths-and-regu...

Vaccination myths, availability and national regulations are among the challenges the maritime industry faces in vaccinating seafarers against COVID, according to a panel of experts.

Cruise ships are back in business, but new rules mean changes

Cruise ships are back in business, but new rules mean changes
Kent German June 23, 2021 https://www.cnet.com/news/cruise-ships-are-back-in-business-but-new-rule...

Masks won't be required, but some cruises will mandate vaccinations and additional restrictions for nonvaccinated passengers.

Bulk carrier runs aground on Parana River: Low water levels believed to be the cause of the incident

Bulk carrier runs aground on Parana River: Low water levels believed to be the cause of the incident
June 23, 2021 https://safety4sea.com/bulk-carrier-runs-aground-on-parana-river/

The Maltese-flagged bulk carrier LA CHESNAIS ran aground while transiting the Parana River in Argentina, in the morning hours of 21 June, in an incident believed to relate to the historic low water levels of the waterway.

Fewer ship calls in PH to trim exports, imports

Fewer ship calls in PH to trim exports, imports
Othel V. Campos June 20, 2021 https://manilastandard.net/mobile/article/357605

The Philippine Exporters Confederation warned over the weekend about the declining numbers of ship calls to the Philippines, saying these may delay the delivery of goods and affect exports and imports.

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