Marina eyes major reforms in maritime education, training

Marina eyes major reforms in maritime education, training
November 17, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/11/17/business/maritime/marina-eyes-maj...

Seafarers Happiness Index (SHI) Quarter 3 2021 – being at sea for long periods takes its toll

Seafarers Happiness Index (SHI) Quarter 3 2021 – being at sea for long periods takes its toll
15/11/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/seafarers-happiness-index-shi-quart...

Seafarers Happiness Index (SHI) Quarter 3 2021 reports an overall average score of 6.59/10, an uptick from 5.99 in Q2. Giving us an indication of the true emotional trajectory of seafarers after struggling for around 21 months since the pandemic.

Singapore to provide at least 12,000 vaccine doses for seafarers

Singapore to provide at least 12,000 vaccine doses for seafarers
Marcus Hand | Nov 16, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/singapore-provide-leas...

Singapore is making available at least 12,000 vaccine doses for international seafarers for the next phase of its crew vaccination programme.

Marcus Hand | Nov 16, 2021

Why the next electric battery boom may be in cargo ships

Why the next electric battery boom may be in cargo ships
Susan Caminiti Oct 26 2021 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/26/why-the-next-electric-battery-boom-may-b...

The dozens of diesel-operated cargo ships floating off the coasts of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California aren’t just emblematic of the snarled supply chain. They’re contributing to the 1 billion metric tons of carbon emissions each year from marine shipping.

Shipping Containers Get Foldable Design Seen as Cure for Logjams

Shipping Containers Get Foldable Design Seen as Cure for Logjams
Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — November 15, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/shipping-containers-get-foldable-design-seen-as-cur...

Few tools of the global economy have survived without major innovations as long as the shipping container. The supply ructions around the world are presenting an opportunity to test that incumbency.

The shipping industry faces a climate crisis reckoning – will it decarbonize?

The shipping industry faces a climate crisis reckoning – will it decarbonize?
Maddie Stone 12 Nov 2021 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/12/shipping-industry-cl...

World’s largest shipping company Maersk plans to power new container ships on carbon-neutral methanol but very little of it is produced today

Seafarer’s diet and kidney cancer

Seafarer’s diet and kidney cancer
Atty. Dennis Gorecho November 14, 2021 https://businessmirror.com.ph/2021/11/14/seafarers-diet-and-kidney-cancer/

The seafarer’s working conditions on board the vessel, including his dietary provisions, can aggravate or increase the risk of contracting ailments like kidney diseases.

Port of Rotterdam the test ground for uncrewed vessel pilot

Port of Rotterdam the test ground for uncrewed vessel pilot
14 November 2021 https://www.porttechnology.org/news/port-of-rotterdam-to-test-ground-for...

Offshore services company Fugro will dispatch an offshore uncrewed surface vessel (USV) with an electric remotely operated vehicle (eROV) on its first project at the Port of Rotterdam.

The Blue Essence is the first offshore certified USV that can launch an electrically remote-controlled underwater robot.

Fragmented voice of shipping fails in climate change challenge

Fragmented voice of shipping fails in climate change challenge
David Glass | Nov 15, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/environmental/fragmented-voice-shippin...

Indeed, the shipowning community is so fragmented its voice is no longer being heard either inside the IMO or outside it was a clear message to emerge from the Greener Shipping Summit held in Athens last week.

Shipowners make payoffs to free vessels held by Indonesian navy near Singapore- sources

Shipowners make payoffs to free vessels held by Indonesian navy near Singapore- sources
Joe Brock November 14, 2021 https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/shipowners-make-payoffs-free-...

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