Shortchanging in Filipino seafarer’s remittances

Shortchanging in Filipino seafarer’s remittances
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO | January 12,2021 -https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/358833/shortchanging-in-filipino-seaf...

Filipino seafarers are being shortchanged in the conversion of their dollar remittances to pesos which a blogger described as a “thievery” in the maritime industry.

Crew Member Dies As Container Ship Diverts

Crew Member Dies As Container Ship Diverts
January 8, 2021 https://bernews.com/2021/01/container-ship-diverts-due-sick-crew-member/

A crew member of a container ship passed away as the vessel was diverting to Bermuda with an aim to get him to the island for medical treatment.

Seafarer charged after swimming ashore

Seafarer charged after swimming ashore
Callum Godde, 10 January 2021 https://au.news.yahoo.com/seafarer-charged-swimming-ashore-023148760--sp...

A crew member of a bulk carrier ship has been captured and charged after allegedly swimming ashore at a WA port, with Premier Mark McGowan labelling the incident "unusual".

It is alleged the 37-year-old Vietnamese national jumped into the water on Saturday, two days after the bulk carrier berthed at the Albany Port.

Cruise industry tries to rebuild after coronavirus shutdowns

Cruise industry tries to rebuild after coronavirus shutdowns
https://www.dw.com/en/cruise-industry-tries-to-rebuild-after-coronavirus...

The cruise industry experienced a boom for years. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and travel shutdowns. Can the industry recover this year, and what changes are in store long-term?

Coast Guard Searches for Man Who Fell off Cargo Ship

Coast Guard Searches for Man Who Fell off Cargo Ship
Associated Press, Wire Service Content Jan. 9, 2021 https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/north-carolina/articles/2021-01-...

Coast Guard personnel stationed in Virginia and North Carolina are working on the search for a man who fell from a cargo ship far from the shore.

MARINA lifts moratorium on maritime training, assessment centers

MARINA lifts moratorium on maritime training, assessment centers
Raymond Carl Dela Cruz January 8, 2021 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1126796

MANILA – The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) on Friday lifted its temporary suspension on the acceptance of applications for the approval of maritime training courses and assessment centers.

COSCO faces backlash as it moves to tighten grip on Greek port

COSCO faces backlash as it moves to tighten grip on Greek port
JENS KASTNER and GIANNIS SEFERIADIS December 29, 2020

Chinese conglomerate has made Piraeus the Mediterranean's busiest sea freight hub

HAMBURG, Germany/ATHENS -- Global conglomerate China COSCO Shipping is gearing up for a fight as it seeks to tighten its grip over the Greek port of Piraeus, the once-sleepy harbor that it has turned into the Mediterranean's busiest hub for sea freight.

Singapore Finds COVID Cluster on Bunker Vessel in the Port

Singapore Finds COVID Cluster on Bunker Vessel in the Port
01-06-2021 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/singapore-finds-covid-cluster...

Days after saying that it would take additional steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, Singapore officials confirmed a new cluster tied to one of the port’s bunker vessels. The bunker vessel, the NewOcean 6, operated by Palmstone Tankers & Trading has been placed in quarantine.

How COVID-19 accelerated the shift towards TradeTech

How COVID-19 accelerated the shift towards TradeTech
07/01/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/how-covid-19-accelerated-the-shift-...

Marine biosafety training in the Philippines

Marine biosafety training in the Philippines
23/12/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/marine-biosafety-training-in-the-ph...

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