Shipping has an opportunity to leapfrog a technology generation

Shipping has an opportunity to leapfrog a technology generation
Gary Howard | Jul 09, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/technology/shipping-has-opportunity-le...

The shipping industry has an opportunity to leapfrog an entire generation of industrial technology to make the most of digital efficiency improvements, according to a panel of experts.

Death of PMMA cadet sparks calls for justice, reform in academy

Death of PMMA cadet sparks calls for justice, reform in academy
Joanna Rose Aglibot -July 08, 2021 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1457507/death-of-pmma-cadet-sparks-calls-f...

Cargo vessel, dredger collide near Baseco Beach; oil spill feared

Cargo vessel, dredger collide near Baseco Beach; oil spill feared
Frances Mangosing - July 08, 2021 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1457267/cargo-vessel-dredger-collide-near-...

Singapore working on protocol for international seafarer vaccinations

Singapore working on protocol for international seafarer vaccinations
Marcus Hand | Jul 08, 2021 https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/singapore-working-prot...

Singapore is working on protocol to vaccinate international seafarers against Covid-19 in a similar fashion to the crew change protocol developed last year.

Philippine cargo ship lists in Manila Bay after collision

Philippine cargo ship lists in Manila Bay after collision
8 July 2021 https://apnews.com/article/philippines-manila-e40ebbe0239c7ccd0835b2b382...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine cargo vessel and a Cyprus-flagged dredger collided in a Manila Bay anchorage area early Thursday, resulting in no injuries but causing the cargo vessel to list and lie half-submerged in the busy waters.

Large Blast Rocks Ship at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai

Large Blast Rocks Ship at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai
Mike Schuler July 7, 2021

There are reports of a large explosion and fire at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.

The government reports the fire started in a container onboard a ship docked at the port.

“A Dubai Civil Defense team is working to put out the blaze,” Dubai’s Media Office said in a tweet confirming the accident.

Photos and video posted online reportedly show the initial explosion and some of the aftermath:

Vatican thanks seafarers, appeals for respect for their rights

Vatican thanks seafarers, appeals for respect for their rights
Cindy Wooden Jul 6, 2021 https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2021/07/vatican-thanks-seafarers-appeals-for...

ROME — Seafarers kept products moving globally during the coronavirus pandemic, but too many of them have no access to vaccines, have been stranded on ships and often face the danger of piracy, the Vatican said.

Vaccination of Filipino seafarers to keep PH global edge

Vaccination of Filipino seafarers to keep PH global edge
William Depasupil July 7, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/07/07/news/national/vaccination-of-fili...

THE mass vaccination of Filipino seamen will help keep their competitive advantage in the global shipping industry as the most sought-after seafarers over other nationalities amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a maritime stakeholder.

Ambassador Carlos Salinas: A fair future for seafarers

A fair future for seafarers
Ambassador Carlos Salinas July 7, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/07/07/business/maritime/a-fair-future-f...

500 Filipino seafarers binakunahan sa Taguig City

500 Filipino seafarers binakunahan sa Taguig City
Jul 06 2021 https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/07/06/21/500-filipino-seafarers-binakunaha...

MAYNILA - Nasa 500 seafarers ang nakatanggap ng bakuna kontra COVID-19 sa Bonifacio Global City High Street Mega Vaccination Hub sa Taguig City.

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