ILO to release new report on the effects of COVID-19 on labour markets

ILO to release new report on the effects of COVID-19 on labour markets
News | 20 October 2021 https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_823486/lang-...

GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) will publish the 8th edition of its Monitor report series that tracks the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers and businesses worldwide.

Labor Secretary Bello pushes for more protection for Pinoy seamen

More protection for seafarers pushed
William Depasupil October 22, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/10/22/news/national/more-protection-for...

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd pushed for more protection for Filipino seamen, noting that the seafarers' bill of rights spelled out in the Maritime Labor Convention of 2006 is no longer attuned to the present time.

“Greek sailors in the First Circumnavigation of the Earth” in Magellan’s crew

“Greek sailors in the First Circumnavigation of the Earth” in Magellan’s crew
24 Oct 2021 https://greekcitytimes.com/2021/10/24/greek-sailors-in-the-first-circumn...

The only ship that managed to return from the daring operation three years later, some of the survivors were Greeks.

Cargo ship rams boat off Tamil Nadu coast, two fishermen thrown out

Cargo ship rams boat off Tamil Nadu coast, two fishermen thrown out
Press Trust of India Oct 24, 2021 https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/others/cargo-ship-rams-boat-off-ta...

A cargo ship collided with a fishing boat off Tamil Nadu coast and in the impact, two fishermen, part of a crew of 17, were ‘thrown out’ and the Coast Guard rescued them on Saturday.

A fire broke out on a cargo ship after about 40 shipping containers fell overboard due to rough seas off the coast of Vancouver Island

A fire broke out on a cargo ship after about 40 shipping containers fell overboard due to rough seas off the coast of Vancouver Island
Kelsey Vlamis 24 Oct 2021 https://www.businessinsider.com/fire-cargo-ship-zim-kingston-lost-shippi...

A fire broke out Saturday on a cargo ship, known as the Zim Kingston, that had lost around 40 shipping containers off the coast of Canada's Vancouver Island the day before, officials said.

Technology for seafarer mental welfare

Technology for seafarer mental welfare
21 Oct 2021 https://www.lr.org/en/latest-news/technology-for-seafarer-mental-welfare/

The innovative ways that technology can be used to assess the mental wellbeing of seafarers, was the subject of a webinar held the same week as World Mental Health Day in mid-October.

Armed robbery incidents proliferate along the Singapore Strait

Armed robbery incidents proliferate along the Singapore Strait
Sam Chambers October 21, 2021 https://splash247.com/armed-robbery-incidents-proliferate-along-the-sing...

Armed robbery incidents are proliferating along the Singapore Strait, one of the world’s busiest waterways.

Pregnant woman jumps off Marcelo Fernan Bridge, lands on passenger ship

Pregnant woman jumps off Marcelo Fernan Bridge, lands on passenger ship
Mary Rose S. Sagarino | October 21,2021 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/407391/pregnant-woman-jumps-off-marce...

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A woman died after she jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Wednesday noon, October 20, 2021, police said.

As shipping woes drag on, businesses search for alternatives

As shipping woes drag on, businesses search for alternatives
Jackie Northam October 21, 2021 https://www.kgou.org/business-and-economy/2021-10-21/as-shipping-woes-dr...

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What happens to Kenyan sailors in Chinese ships

What happens to Kenyan sailors in Chinese ships
Philip Mwakio | October 21st 2021 https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/shipping-logistics/article/2001...

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