Is shipping the right scapegoat for the R&D fund? Are shipowners the beasts of burden, cash cows or scapegoats?

Is shipping the right scapegoat for the R&D fund? Are shipowners the beasts of burden, cash cows or scapegoats?
23/11/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/is-shipping-the-right-scapegoat-for...

The shipowner is a proverbial scapegoat in today’s environmental perspective.

Iran Seizes Vessel And Crew Carrying Smuggled Fuel

Iran Seizes Vessel And Crew Carrying Smuggled Fuel
Reuters November 20, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/iran-seizes-vessel-and-crew-carrying-smuggled-fuel/

Nov 20 (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday they had seized a foreign ship in Gulf waters loaded with what they described as smuggled diesel.

Guards commander Ahmad Hajian said the ship’s 11 crew had been detained, but did not give details on their nationality or identify the ship.

Vatican warns of human rights violations against seafarers

Vatican warns of human rights violations against seafarers
Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service Nov 19, 2021 https://www.ncronline.org/news/justice/vatican-warns-human-rights-violat...

Angkla calls for prioritization of OFWs, seafarers in universally recognized vaccines

Angkla calls for prioritization of OFWs in universally recognized vaccines
November 21, 2021 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1913726/Bacolod/Business/Angkla-calls...

SEAFARERS' partylist group Angkla has welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to provide booster shots for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) set for deployment within the next four months.

Supporting seafarers into the future

Supporting seafarers into the future
26/11/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/events/supporting-seafarers-into-th...

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Explained: Why the shipping container crisis will not end soon

Explained: Why the shipping container crisis will not end soon
Tina Edwin November 21, 2021 https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/govt-allows-serum-institute-t...

In the pre-COVID days, the movement and turnaround of containers were pretty efficient. The pandemic changed all that. There are no easy fixes to the problem, and experts say that the crisis may persist for another year.

Two years into our brave new Covid-19 world, let’s hear it for shipping

Two years into our brave new Covid-19 world, let’s hear it for shipping
19 Nov 2021 https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1138933/Two-years-...

Coronavirus will be with us for a long time yet. But our industry will keep world trade moving, and deserves massive credit for doing so

Sailors Venture on Land at Packed California Port as Limits Ease

Sailors Venture on Land at Packed California Port as Limits Ease
Augusta Saraiva 19Nov 2021 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-19/sailors-venture-on-la...

Outbound OFWs now priority for COVID-19 booster shots

Outbound OFWs now priority for COVID-19 booster shots
Dexter Cabalza, Leila B. Salaverria - November 21, 2021 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1517801/outbound-ofws-now-priority-for-cov...

MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are scheduled for deployment soon can now get their booster shots against COVID-19.

MOL hosts online family day for Filipino seafarers

MOL hosts online family day for Filipino seafarers
Sue Terpilowski -November 19, 2021 https://www.seanews.co.uk/news/mol-hosts-online-family-day-for-filipino-...

MOL President & CEO Takeshi Hashimoto today announced that its group seafarer manning company, Magsaysay MOL Marine Inc(Note 1) held an online Family Day event for their Filipino seafarers and their families on November 6th.

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