Sustainability efforts in Philippine maritime industry

Sustainability efforts in PH maritime industry
January 13, 2018 http://www.manilatimes.net/sustainability-efforts-ph-maritime-industry/3...

Road map to boost Singapore's edge in maritime industry

Road map to boost Singapore's edge in maritime industry
Jacqueline Woo 13 Jan 2018 http://www.straitstimes.com/business/economy/road-map-to-boost-spores-ed...

Over 5,000 good jobs to be created by 2025, with sector's value-add expanded by $4.5b

Maintaining Singapore's thriving maritime industry as a world leader is the central theme of an ambitious new blueprint for the sector unveiled yesterday.

Piracy, armed robbery against ships falls to two-decade low: report

Piracy, armed robbery against ships falls to two-decade low: report
Xinhua | 2018-01-11 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/11/c_136888054.htm

NAIROBI, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 180 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery were reported in 2017, the lowest annual number of incidents since 1995 when 188 reports were received, a global maritime body has said.

Crew of detained Malaviya Seven still not paid

Crew of detained Malaviya Seven still not paid
Rebecca Curran January 12, 2018 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-42648634

he crew of a supply ship that was detained in Aberdeen for more than a year have still not been paid the wages owed to them, BBC Scotland has learned.

The Malaviya Seven was detained in June 2016, and again in October that year, under merchant shipping regulations.

The Tanker, Which Collided with a Dry Cargo Ship off the Coast of China, Can Burn for at Least a Month

The Tanker, Which Collided with a Dry Cargo Ship off the Coast of China, Can Burn for at Least a Month
January 11, 2018 http://www.maritimeherald.com/2018/tanker-collided-dry-cargo-ship-off-co...

Freighter 'Elke W' collided with pilot ship 'Wandelaar' in North sea, both damaged

Freighter collided with pilot ship in North sea, both damaged
Erofey Schkvarkin January 11, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/01/11/freighter-collided-with-pilot-shi...

The shipping industry’s real environmental image

The shipping industry’s real environmental image
http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/shipping-industry-s-real-envi...

I read an awful lot of press releases, and listen to many speeches, about how shipping is really an environmentally friendly industry, this is despite the fact the vast majority of it burns what is essentially refining industry waste for fuel.

South Korean shipbuilding industry expects another tough year

S. Korean shipbuilding industry expects another tough year
2/01/2018 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/s-korean-shipbuilding-industry-expec...

South Korea will release a fresh set of shipbuilding restructuring plans in the first quarter of this year to support the struggling sector as the industry as a whole is bracing for another tough year, the commerce ministry said Thursday.

IMO 2020, a shipping regulation that may reshape global coal trade

IMO 2020, a shipping regulation that may reshape global coal trade
January 10, 2018 http://blogs.platts.com/2018/01/10/imo2020-shipping-regulation-coal-trade/

It is not uncommon for people in various commodity sectors to believe that their markets exist in some kind of a happy bubble, where only the obvious supply and demand forces or targeted regulations can make or ruin their day. This often applies to the world of coal too.

How Hydrogen Could Help Clean Up the Global Shipping Industry

How Hydrogen Could Help Clean Up the Global Shipping Industry
Paul Tullis Jan. 10, 2018 https://www.newsdeeply.com/oceans/articles/2018/01/10/how-hydrogen-could...

With their greenhouse gas emissions rising and regulations looming, shipping companies that transport nearly all of the world’s goods are looking at renewable fuel sources to power container ships.

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