The New “Wuhan” Coronavirus – Issues and Effects in the Shipping Market

The New “Wuhan” Coronavirus – Issues and Effects in the Shipping Market
27/01/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/the-new-wuhan-coronavirus-issues-an...

Shipping urged to prepare for Wuhan coronavirus

Shipping urged to prepare for Wuhan coronavirus
Grant Rowles January 27th, 2020 https://splash247.com/shipping-urged-to-prepare-for-wuhan-coronavirus/

As the official numbers of Wuhan coronavirus infections in China rise and the virus starts to spread globally, shipping is being urged to prepare on several fronts.

Enclosed Spaces: The Importance of Ventilation

Enclosed Spaces: The Importance of Ventilation
Don Sly 01-25-2020 https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/enclosed-spaces-the-import...

Thanks very much to The Maritime Executive for your kind invitation to rethink our maritime industry's programs for safe confined space entry and repairs.

Seafarers face increased checks as coronavirus spreads across the world

Seafarers face increased checks as coronavirus spreads across the world
Sam Chambers January 24th, 2020 https://splash247.com/seafarers-face-increased-checks-as-coronavirus-spr...

Shipping Is Looking to Benefit from the US-China Trade Agreement

Shipping Is Looking to Benefit from the US-China Trade Agreement
25/01/2020

The shipping industry has been looking forward to a trade deal between the US and China for quite some time now. As a result, the latest positive development is expected to boost the fortunes of both the dry bulk and the tanker markets, but also to increase demand for vessel acquisitions among shipowners.

China Holds Back Some Ships from Calling at Wuhan

China Holds Back Some Ships from Calling at Wuhan
Costas Paris Jan. 23, 2020

The virus-stricken city on the Yangtze and Hanshui rivers is a major trade hub in central China

China has started holding back some ships from calling at the city of Wuhan, a major trade hub on the Yangtze River, as the country seeks to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus

Coronavirus Places Shipping on High Alert

Coronavirus Places Shipping on High Alert
Haun, Eric 24 Jan 2020 https://www.marinelink.com/news/coronavirus-places-shipping-high-alert-4...

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has placed the shipping industry on high alert amid a rising death toll in China and reports that the fast-spreading illness is reaching new shores.

2 kidnapped Pinoy seafarers in Cameroon home safe

2 kidnapped seafarers in Cameroon home safe
Raffy Ayeng January 25, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/01/25/news/national/2-kidnapped-seafare...

THE two Filipino seafarers abducted in West African country Cameroon last December arrived in the country safe and sound on Friday.

Mesothelioma in Seafarers: Cancer Risk at Sea

Mesothelioma in Seafarers: Cancer Risk at Sea
Alex Straus January 10, 2020 https://survivingmesothelioma.com/mesothelioma-seafarers/

New research has revealed a higher risk for mesothelioma in seafarers and fisherman in Nordic countries. A seafarer is someone who makes their living at sea.

The study conducted by the Danish Cancer Society found an elevated risk in most types of cancer among Nordic seafarers. Mesothelioma was one of just three cancers whose cause was not difficult to guess.

Eight kidnapped crew from the Happy Lady freed by pirates--2 Pinoy seafarers also on board

Eight kidnapped crew from the Happy Lady freed by pirates
David Glass | Jan 23, 2020 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/eight-kidnapped-crew-h...

The Hellenic Coast Guard has announced eight crew members of the Greek-flagged tanker Happy Lady abducted by pirates in an attack near the coast of Cameroon were released on 22 January after three weeks in captivity

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