BRENDA V. PIMENTEL: Strengthening inter-agency cooperation – a must for Maritime Philippines

Strengthening inter-agency cooperation – a must for Maritime Philippines
BRENDA V. PIMENTEL March 13, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/strengthening-inter-agency-cooperation-a-mus...

Another box ship crew forced to abandon ship as containers catch fire

Another box ship crew forced to abandon ship as containers catch fire
Mike Wackett 12/03/2019 https://theloadstar.com/another-box-ship-crew-forced-to-abandon-ship-as-...

Fire hit a Grimaldi ro-ro/container vessel en route from Hamburg to Casablanca on Sunday, causing the crew of 26 and one passenger to abandon ship.

7 Pinoy seafarers repatriated from Libya to get DOLE assistance; Ship crew stranded off UAE coast in legal dispute lose hope for return; Family of Abandoned Seafarer Talk of Consequences

7 seafarers repatriated from Libya to get DOLE assistance
Analou De Vera March 13, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/03/13/7-seafarers-repatriated-from-libya-to-...

The seven Filipino seafarers who had been acquitted of fuel smuggling in Libya will receive financial and livelihood assistance from the government, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said

Italian cargo ship sinks off France's Atlantic coast after fire

Italian cargo ship sinks off France's Atlantic coast after fire
March 12, 2019 https://phys.org/news/2019-03-italian-cargo-ship-france-atlantic.html

A first tugboat to reach the stranded "Grande America" was unable to extinguish the flames, and two more were on their way Tuesday when the ship sank

Unlock the maritime industry to create jobs

LETTERS: Unlock the maritime industry to create jobs
RAPHAEL OBONYO | March 6, 2019 https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/columnists/Unlock-the-marit...

Philippines should focus on clearer maritime vision

PH should focus on clearer maritime vision
GENIVI FACTAO March 13, 2019 https://www.manilatimes.net/ph-should-focus-on-clearer-maritime-vision/5...

Doris Magsaysay-Ho. PHOTO BY EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA TRADE OFFICE (MATRADE)

IMO 2020 Full Sail Ahead: Incoming Waves for Refiners, Shipowners

IMO 2020 Full Sail Ahead: Incoming Waves for Refiners, Shipowners
13/03/2019

Spine injuries at sea

PINOY MARINO RIGHTS: Spine injuries at sea
ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO |March 12,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/221717/pinoy-marino-rights-spine-inju...

Back pains or spine injuries or illnesses are inherent in a seafarer’s job characterized by excessive and strenuous physical activities, such as lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and moving heavy equipment and materials.

Seychelles seafarers’ charity supports exploited fishing crew

Seychelles seafarers’ charity supports exploited fishing crew
12/03/2019 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/seychelles-seafarers-charity-suppor...

Seafarers’ charity Stella Maris-Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) stepped in to assist after a fight broke out involving crew of a fishing vessel in Seychelles.

HMS Argyll: Navy crew saves 27 from burning ship

HMS Argyll: Navy crew saves 27 from burning ship
11 March 2019 https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-devon-47524010

The crew of a Royal Navy frigate has rescued 27 people from a burning container ship.

HMS Argyll was returning home to Plymouth, Devon when she was called to assist the Grande America 150 miles off the French coast on Sunday night.

The ship's cargo of containers and cars had caught fire forcing its crew to abandon ship and board a lifeboat that was then damaged in rough conditions.

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