Charterers won’t allow crew change

Charterers won’t allow crew change
Yashika F. Torib January 6, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/01/06/business/maritime-business/charte...

Crew change is reportedly being prevented by some charterers for the duration of their Charter Party Contract with ship owners.

This was the statement made by Edgardo Flores, a veteran ship captain, and general manager of Greek-owned Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Manning Agency.

Covid-19 variants spook Manila, crew change bans put in place

Covid-19 variants spook Manila, crew change bans put in place
Sam Chambers January 4, 2021 https://splash247.com/covid-19-variants-spook-manila-crew-change-bans-pu...

New strains of Covid-19 detected in the UK and South Africa are spooking immigration authorities around the world. The variants of the virus have been found to be far more contagious than the original Covid-19, and have quickly spread around the globe over the past month.

Former CSIC chairman expelled by Chinese Communist Party

Former CSIC chairman expelled by Chinese Communist Party
Jason Jiang January 5, 2021 https://splash247.com/former-csic-chairman-expelled-by-chinese-communist...

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party (CCDI) has announced it has expelled Hu Wenming, former chairman of state-run shipbuilding giant China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)

Korean tanker seized by Iranian forces

Korean tanker seized by Iranian forces
Sam Chambers January 5, 2021 https://splash247.com/korean-tanker-seized-by-iranian-forces/

The evolution of car carriers

The evolution of car carriers
04/01/2021

The modern car carrier could not have evolved without the period of dual-purpose and converted ships.

Today, a car carrier is referred to as a pure car carrier (PCC) or a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC). Looking like a floating garage, the largest of these can carry up to 8,500 automobiles. The difference between the two is the size and strength of the ramps and the layout of the decks. On a PCC, the distance between the decks may only be 5 feet, thereby allowing a maximum number of cars to be carried.

Containers fall from Evergreen Marine vessel in rough seas

Containers fall from Evergreen Marine vessel in rough seas
03/01/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/containers-fall-from-evergreen-mari...

Strong winds and rough seas caused dozens of containers on a Taiwan-based Evergreen Marine Corp. vessel to fall into the ocean off Japan’s Kyushu on Wednesday after the ship departed from Busan for Los Angeles, the shipping company said Saturday.

MARINA grounds wooden-hulled Guimaras boats; hundreds of passengers stranded

MARINA grounds wooden-hulled Guimaras boats; hundreds of passengers stranded
Ime Sornito, January 3, 2021 https://www.panaynews.net/marina-grounds-wooden-hulled-guimaras-boats-hu...

JORDAN, Guimaras – Around 60 wooden-hulled motorboats plying the Iloilo City – Guimaras route were grounded by the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) beginning Jan. 1. Hundreds of people got stranded at the wharves in in Guimaras and Iloilo City.

3 months on, seamen yet to get pension

3 months on, seamen yet to get pension
TNN | Jan 3, 2021, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/3-months-on-seamen-yet-to-g...

Panaji: Despite receiving an assurance three months ago from chief minister Pramod Sawant that their pension under the Goa Welfare Pension Scheme for Seafarers would be released, the retired seafarers continue to wait.

2 Covid-19 cases in marine sector may have flouted measures; action taken against employer

2 Covid-19 cases in marine sector may have flouted measures; action taken against employer
January 02 2021 https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/2-covid-19-cases-marine-sector-may...

SINGAPORE — Authorities in Singapore are investigating if two employees from the marine sector who recently tested positive for Covid-19 had breached safe-management measures at work.

Injured Crew Member, Container Ship Diverts

Injured Crew Member, Container Ship Diverts
January 2, 2021 | https://bernews.com/2021/01/container-ship-diverts-injured-crew-member/

The container ship Maersk Valencia diverted to Bermuda as a crew member needed medical attention after suffering an eye injury.

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