Decommissioned FPSO's Crew Plans to Strike While Under Tow

Decommissioned FPSO's Crew Plans to Strike While Under Tow
Aug 3, 2022 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/aging-fpso-s-crew-plans-to-go...

Unionized workers aboard the decommissioned FPSO Petrojarl Foinaven have safety concerns about their last labor action. 50 workers are planning to go on strike while the Foinaven is under tow to Hunterston, Scotland, and union Unite accuses the operator of doing too little to ensure their safety during the voyage.

ITF wins suspension against Philippine manning agency that charged crew to work on ship ‘in terrible condition’

ITF wins suspension against agency that charged crew to work on ship ‘in terrible condition’
Matt Coyne 3 August 2022 https://www.tradewindsnews.com/regulation/itf-wins-suspension-against-ag...

Global Marine and Offshore Resources issued false contracts and charged placement fees, union says

Crew Abandoned in Taiwan Paints Appeals for Help on Ship’s Hull

Crew Abandoned in Taiwan Paints Appeals for Help on Ship’s Hull
Aug 2, 2022 https://maritime-executive.com/article/crew-abandoned-in-taiwan-paints-a...

Stella Maris dropping off aid to the abandoned crew of a cargo ship in Kaohsiung (photos courtesy of Stella Maris)

P&O accused of 'gangster behaviour' after sacked workers' belongings 'go missing'

P&O accused of 'gangster behaviour' after sacked workers' belongings 'go missing'
Joseph Gerrard 3 AUG 2022 https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/po-accused...

The union leader spoke after allegations were made that most sacked crews, including those in Hull, have not been properly compensated for lost belongings

Supreme Court orders manning industry to observe procedure in processing disability claims

SC orders manning industry to observe procedure in processing disability claims
August 2, 2022 https://politics.com.ph/2022/08/02/sc-orders-manning-industry-to-observe...

The manning industry should strictly observe the required period in giving final medical assessment over disability claims, the Supreme Court (SC) declared.

Philippine Department of Migrant Workers suspends crewing agency for illegal practices

Philippines suspends crewing agency for illegal practices
Marcus Hand | Aug 04, 2022 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/philippines-suspends-c...

Shipping firms report double-digit growth

Shipping firms report double-digit growth
04/08/2022 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/shipping-firms-report-double-digit-...

Shipping companies have had one of their best quarters in years with most reporting double-digit growth thanks to high rates.

Shipping firm Maersk, a barometer for global trade, warns of weak demand and warehouses filling up

Shipping firm Maersk, a barometer for global trade, warns of weak demand and warehouses filling up
Karen Gilchrist Aug 3 2022 https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/03/shipping-firm-maersk-warns-of-weak-deman...

AP Moller-Maersk on Wednesday predicted a slowdown in global shipping container demand this year amid weakening consumer confidence and supply chain congestion.

NIMASA approves additional $268,000 for 134 cadets in the Philippines

NIMASA approves additional $268,000 for 134 cadets
Anozie Egole 3rd August 2022 https://punchng.com/nimasa-approves-additional-268000-for-134-cadets/

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, has said that it is approving an additional $2,000 each for the 134 cadets under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme.

Thai workers wanted by Korean shipbuilding industry, cons and pros

Thai workers wanted by Korean shipbuilding industry, cons and pros
Mikhail Voytenko Aug 03, 2022 https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2022/39049/thai-workers-wanted-ko...

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