COVID-19 impact on global maritime mobility

COVID-19 impact on global maritime mobility
Leonardo M. Millefiori, Paolo Braca, Dimitris Zissis, Giannis Spiliopoulos, Stefano Marano, Peter K. Willett & Sandro Carniel
Scientific Reports volume 11, Article number: 18039 (2021) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-97461-7

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Seafarers to get 4.5% pay rise over two years

Seafarers to get 4.5% pay rise over two years
Marcus Hand | Sep 09, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/seafarers-get-45-pay-r...

A 4.5% pay rise over two years for seafarers has been agreed by employers and the unions.

Another massive cargo ship was stuck in the Suez Canal, but this time it was freed and re-floated in 15 minutes

Another massive cargo ship was stuck in the Suez Canal, but this time it was freed and re-floated in 15 minutes
Grace Kay 9 Sept 2021https://www.businessinsider.com/cargo-ship-stuck-in-suez-canal-freed-aft...

A cargo ship was temporarily stuck in the Suez Canal on Thursday.

The bulk carrier ship, MV Coral Crystal, was "slightly grounded," but freed and refloated within 15 minutes, a Suez Canal Authority official told Bloomberg.

Missing seafarers and the presumption of death

Missing seafarers and the presumption of death
Dennis Gorecho - September 9, 2021 https://www.panaynews.net/missing-seafarers-and-the-presumption-of-death/

MUNHAIT hi nitaguwan tun ajor karu nga miid ahan chi iibba an tatagu ay mun-anap ay chi cha enggan adugwan.”

Left unattended, seaman dies by suicide following bullying: rights group

Left unattended, seaman dies by suicide following bullying: rights group
September 07, 2021 https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20210907005500315

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul-based human rights group claimed Tuesday a seaman killed himself four months after he was assigned to a Navy destroyer where he allegedly suffered bullying and verbal and physical abuse.

National Maritime Polytechnic clarifies P15M honoraria for lecturers

NMP clarifies P15M honoraria for lecturers
Yashika F. Torib September 8, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/08/business/maritime/nmp-clarifies-p...

"THREE years' worth of honoraria for guest lecturers conducting highly in-demand and special batches of Professional Development Courses (PDC) training."

This is where the P15 million, flagged by the Commission on Audit (CoA), went according to National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP).

Seafarers to receive 10% fare discount on board domestic ships

Seafarers to receive 10% fare discount on board domestic ships
Genivi Verdejo September 8, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/08/business/maritime/seafarers-to-re...

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) and the domestic shipping operators have granted a 10 percent fare discount to seafarers onboard vessels owned by local shipping lines.

Achieving the objectives of the Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month

Achieving the objectives of the Maritime and Archipelagic Nation Awareness Month
Atty. Brenda V. Pimentel September 8, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/08/business/maritime/achieving-the-o...

Marina partners with DOST-PCIEERD in transport innovation

Marina partners with DOST-PCIEERD in transport innovation
Genivi Verdejo September 8, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/08/business/maritime/marina-partners...

Georgian sailor dies of poisoning on Liberian-flagged cargo ship in Spain

Georgian sailor dies of poisoning on Liberian-flagged cargo ship in Spain
6 Sep 2021 - https://agenda.ge/en/news/2021/2543

Three sailors, including one Georgian and two Turkish citizens, have died of poisoning on a Liberian-flagged cargo ship operated by a Turkish company 50 miles off the Port of Cartagena, in southeastern Spain.

Turkish media outlet Anadolu Agency reports that the incident took place late on Wednesday on the Liberian-flagged cargo ship which was carrying sunflower oil.

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