Sri Lanka seeks $17 million over oil tanker spill

Sri Lanka seeks $17 million over oil tanker spill
AFP April 09, 2021 https://manilastandard.net/mobile/article/351472

Sri Lanka on Friday lodged a claim for $17.38 million with the Greek owners of an oil tanker that caught fire and left a spill stretching 40 kilometers off the South Asian island.

The New Diamond vessel was travelling from Kuwait to India with 270,000 tons of crude oil on board in September when a fire broke out as it passed Sri Lanka’s east coast.

Liberian Registry Introduces Online Services for Seafarers

Liberian Registry Introduces Online Services for Seafarers
April 8, 2021 https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/liberian-registry-introduces-o...

The Liberian Registry has unveiled two new online platforms that aim to give seafarers easier access to apply for documents and credentials, and for taking Liberian license and upgrade examinations.

When able-bodied seamen are not seamen

When able-bodied seamen are not seamen
Daniel J. Hoerner April 6, 2021 https://www.workboat.com/viewpoints/when-able-bodied-seamen-are-not-seamen

Dutch cargo ship crew rescued from rough seas off Norway

Dutch cargo ship crew rescued from rough seas off Norway
Arij Limam 08-Apr-2021 https://newseu.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-08/Dutch-cargo-ship-crew-rescued-fr...

A Dutch cargo ship that was evacuated in a dramatic fashion after it was hit by rough conditions in the Norwegian Sea is now being safely towed to shore, Norway's maritime authorities said.

Maritime Security: A Comprehensive Guide for Shipowners, Seafarers and Administrations.

Maritime Security: A Comprehensive Guide for Shipowners, Seafarers and Administrations
April 08, 2021 https://www.marinelog.com/shipping/ics-new-guidance-on-maritime-security/

Shipping continues to face threats such as piracy, kidnapping and terrorism. Ship operators need to stay alert to security risks and recognize that threats are continually evolving and demand constant vigilance.

Oil tanker and bulk carrier collide off Cavite City

Oil tanker and bulk carrier collide off Cavite City
Adis Ajdin April 8, 2021 https://splash247.com/oil-tanker-and-bulk-carrier-collide-off-cavite-city/

An oil tanker and dry bulk ship collided in waters off Cavite City, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Thursday.

PCG personnel have responded to the collision of Japanese-owned tanker Rich Rainbow and Ivy Shipping’s bulk carrier Ivy Alliance three nautical miles away from Cavite, said spokesperson Commodore Armand Balilo.

A very modern form of piracy: Cybercrime against the shipping industry

A very modern form of piracy: Cybercrime against the shipping industry - Part 2: Ransomware
Clyde & Co LLP April 7 2021 https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=059969c0-90f9-4401-a296-3...

Transforming Philippine maritime education

Transforming Philippine maritime education
Brenda V. Pimentel April 7, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/04/07/business/maritime-business/transf...

Seafarer’s wife brings education closer to less fortunate youth

Seafarer’s wife brings education closer to less fortunate youth
Yashika F. Torib April 7, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/04/07/business/maritime-business/seafar...

Aware that education and skills training are keys to employment, Veronica Estor, a seafarer’s wife, established a training and education institution that allows the youth to pursue their education for P20 a day.

One seafarer dead and three critical after inhaling ammonia on LPG carrier

One seafarer dead and three critical after inhaling ammonia on LPG carrier
Gary Dixon 7 April 2021 https://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/one-seafarer-dead-and-three-cr...

Turkish seafarer dies on Hamburg DW off Port Klang in Malaysia

One seafarer has died and another three were in a critical condition after reportedly inhaling ammonia on an LPG carrier off Malaysia.

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