Cebu: Lite Shipping files marine protest for last Friday’s ‘collision’ with cargo ship

Lite Shipping files marine protest for last Friday’s ‘collision’ with cargo ship
7 Jan 2018 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2018/01/07/lite-shipping-files...

THE management of Lite Shipping Corp. filed a marine protest before the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) against a cargo ship that bumped the rear portion of mv Lite Ferry 20.

Chaplains work together to support sick Pinoy seafarer

Chaplains work together to support sick seafarer
https://www.sailors-society.org/about-us/press-room/diosdado?platform=ho...

Chaplain Nic Tuban visiting Diosdado in hospital
A seafarer, who was told he could not go to sea because of a heart condition, has been given an emergency welfare grant by Sailors’ Society.

Short of Strike: Orkney Ferries officers vote for industrial action: Orkney Ferries could face service disruption.

Orkney Ferries officers vote for industrial action: Orkney Ferries could face service disruption.
4 Jan 2018 https://www.orcadian.co.uk/orkney-ferries-officers-vote-industrial-action/

Members of the maritime union Nautilus International have voted by a massive majority in favour of taking industrial action in the latest stage of a long-running pay dispute with Orkney Ferries.

2 injured Pinoy seamen aboard car carrier ‘Pegasus Highway’ hit by a rogue wave en route to Bermuda

Injured seamen en route to Bermuda
Jan 5, 2018 http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20180105/injured-seamen-en-rout...

Two injured seamen were today bound for Bermuda after an accident on a car carrier.

The Filipino crewmen were injured when the ‘Pegasus Highway’ was hit by a rogue wave late last night.

One suffered lacerations to the face, while the other sustained head, hand and leg injuries.

Philippine Authorities Make US$2.4M Cocaine Haul, possibly from Chinese cargo ship MV Jin Ming No. 16 that sank in stormy weather off Northern Samar

Philippine Authorities Make Big Cocaine Haul
Froilan Gallardo 2018-01-05 http://www.benarnews.org/english/news/philippine/cocaine-haul-0105201812...

Cebu: Passenger vessel M/V Lite Ferry collides with cargo ship LCT Seamine 8 off Talisay waters

Passenger vessel collides with cargo ship off Talisay waters
January 05, 2018 http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2018/01/06/passenger-vessel-co...

THE 54 passengers of the M/V Lite Ferry 20 that was accidentally hit by a cargo ship in Lawis Ledge, Talisay City, around 1:30 p.m. Friday were safe.

The collision resulted in a damage to the vessel's sundeck.

Cargo ships are the world’s worst polluters, so how can they be made to go green?

Cargo ships are the world’s worst polluters, so how can they be made to go green?
Mark Piesing January 4th 2018 https://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/cargo-container-shipping-carbon-poll...

Locals remove cargo from the stricken cargo ship MSC Napoli in January 2007 in Branscombe, England (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bimco forecasts improved shipping markets in 2018, but only if owners remain cautious

Bimco forecasts improved shipping markets in 2018, but only if owners remain cautious
05 January 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/europe/bimco-forecasts-improved-sh...

A 'Paris Agreement for shipping' could lower maritime emissions

A 'Paris Agreement for shipping' could lower maritime emissions
Jessica Leber, January 5, 2018 https://www.greenbiz.com/article/paris-agreement-shipping-could-lower-ma...

This year, the world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship could set sail, voyages that will take tourists to the Titanic will launch and a team of scientists will visit the collapsed Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica to explore a marine ecosystem that has been hidden for 120 years.

Maritime cyber risk awareness ‘barrelling forward at full pelt’

Maritime cyber risk awareness ‘barrelling forward at full pelt’
05 Jan 2018 http://www.maritimejournal.com/news101/security-and-alarm-systems/mariti...

According to Sarah Stephens of cyber security consultancy JLT Specialty, 2017 will perhaps be remembered for, among other things, being the year that awareness of cyber incidents in the shipping and maritime industry started barrelling forward at full pelt.

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