German container ship invaded by drug traffickers, intercepted at sea

German container ship invaded by drug traffickers, intercepted at sea
Mikhail Voytenko January 29, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/01/29/german-container-ship-invaded-by-...

Taiwan trader suspected of sanctions breach

Taiwan trader suspected of sanctions breach
29 Jan 2018 https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20180130_03/

Prosecutors in Taiwan say a local businessman has exported coal from North Korea in violation of UN sanctions against the country.

They suspect the trader leased a cargo ship through Chinese intermediaries, had it loaded with anthracite coal at a port in western North Korea, and sold the cargo off a Vietnamese port, between August and September of last year.

Sanchi oil tanker disaster: how spills and accidents can make ships safer

Sanchi oil tanker disaster: how spills and accidents can make ships safer
January 30, 2018 http://theconversation.com/sanchi-oil-tanker-disaster-how-spills-and-acc...

Lego swept off cargo ship near Cornwall 17 years ago is found on a beach hundreds of miles away in Cumbria

Lego swept off cargo ship near Cornwall 17 years ago is found on a beach hundreds of miles away in Cumbria
Amanda Cashmore 29 January 2018

A piece of Lego swept off a cargo ship seventeen years ago in Cornwall has been found on a beach - hundreds of miles away in Cumbria.

The plant-shaped toy is thought to have been one of 4.8 million pieces lost when a container boat was struck by a freak wave off the Cornish coast.

Bai Xep, a village full of heroes: they save stricken seamen

Bai Xep, a village full of heroes
28/01/2018 http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/society/194647/bai-xep--a-village-full-...

Full of heroes: Men from Bai Xep Village in Binh Dinh Province have rescued many endangered seamen. — Photo tienphong.vn

Surplus supermarket stock helps East End seamen feed needy

Surplus supermarket stock helps East End seamen feed needy
22 January 2018 http://www.eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk/news/surplus-supermarket-stock-hel...
Dinner time at Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest. Picture: QVSR

Professor questions several aspects of Maersk and IBM's blockchain project

Professor questions several aspects of Maersk and IBM's blockchain project
SØREN PICO 24.01.18 https://shippingwatch.com/carriers/article10238318.ece

Despite massive exposure, it is far from certain that Maersk and IBM will win the digitalization race in the shipping sector, says Shipping Professor Roar Os Ådland. Blockchain is at best at a beta stage, he tells ShippingWatch.

Japan reports suspicious contact between North Korean ship, Dominica-registered oil tanker

Japan reports suspicious contact between North Korean ship, Dominica-registered oil tanker
Jan 24, 2018 http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/japan-reports-suspicious-cont...

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has reported a suspected sanctions breach to the UN Security Council after observing an apparent cargo transfer between a Dominica-registered oil tanker and a North Korean ship, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday (Jan 24).

Cybersecurity In The Maritime Industry

Cybersecurity In The Maritime Industry
29/01/2018 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/cybersecurity-in-the-maritime-industry/

German container ship collided with trawler

German container ship collided with trawler, Peru Update 3 dead VIDEO
Mikhail Voytenko January 26, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/01/25/german-container-ship-collided-wi...

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