Tanker disabled by fire off Portugal, 2 crew died

Tanker disabled by fire off Portugal, 2 crew died
Mikhail Voytenko November 23, 2021 http://www.maritimebulletin.net/2021/11/23/tanker-disabled-by-fire-off-p...

Chinese seafarers’ basic salary to increase 7% from 2022

Chinese seafarers’ basic salary to increase 7% from 2022
Katherine Si | Nov 23, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/chinese-seafarers-basi...

Chinese seafarers’ basic salary is to up 7% starting from the beginning of next year comparing with the standards in 2021.

Tackling the challenge of recognising seafarer vaccinations

Tackling the challenge of recognising seafarer vaccinations
Marcus Hand | Nov 22, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/regulation/tackling-challenge-recognis...

With crew change set to continue being a challenge in 2022 the vaccination of seafarers and recognition of that vaccinated status are seen as a key issues by senior leaders from across the spectrum of the industry including unions, shipowners, and government authority representatives.

IMO Secretary-General hails Vietnam's maritime development potential

IMO Secretary-General hails Vietnam's maritime development potential
VNA November 24, 2021 https://en.vietnamplus.vn/imo-secretarygeneral-hails-vietnams-maritime-d...

London (VNA) – Vietnam has great potential for developing maritime industry, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Kitack Lim said during a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Nguyen Hoang Long at the IMO’s headquarters in London on November 22.

How the world’s big shipping lines are spending their pandemic profits

How the world’s big shipping lines are spending their pandemic profits
Nicolás Rivero November 23, 2021 https://qz.com/2093954/how-big-shipping-lines-are-spending-their-pandemi...

The world’s largest shipping lines are reaching the peak of their most profitable run in history. Now, they’re starting to decide how they’ll invest the billions of dollars they’re raking in each quarter.

Dead Crewmembers Stuck Aboard Cargo Ships

Dead Crewmembers Stuck Aboard Cargo Ships
Nov 23rd, 2021 https://www.manufacturing.net/video/video/21915872/dead-crewmembers-stuc...

Ship captain Moreno Estrada convicted of estafa

Ship captain convicted of estafa
Benjamin Pulta November 22, 2021 https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1160537

MANILA – The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the ruling of a Manila court convicting a ship captain for estafa after defrauding a local shipping company of PHP5 million to invest in a mining firm.

The Ship’s Captain Died at Sea. Six Months Later, His Body Was Still in the Freezer

The Ship’s Captain Died at Sea. Six Months Later, His Body Was Still in the Freezer
Drew Hinshaw, Vipal Monga and Joe Parkinson Nov. 19, 2021 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-ships-captain-died-at-sea-six-months-la...

Seafaring platform set to launch in the Philippines

Seafaring platform set to launch in PH
November 22, 2021 https://manilastandard.net/business/it-telecom/370565/seafaring-app-set-...

A Greek startup application is about to help the Philippine seafaring industry select the right workforce that fits the requirements of foreign ship owners.

First electric autonomous cargo ship launched in Norway

First electric autonomous cargo ship launched in Norway
22/11/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/first-electric-autonomous-cargo-shi...

Zero emissions and, soon, zero crew: the world’s first fully electric autonomous cargo vessel was unveiled in Norway, a small but promising step towards reducing the maritime industry’s climate footprint.

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