The sinking of MV GULF LIVESTOCK 1, missing seafarers and the presumption of death

The sinking of MV GULF LIVESTOCK 1, missing seafarers and the presumption of death
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO | September 07,2021 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/398720/the-sinking-of-mv-gulf-livesto...

Opportunities exist in the maritime sector for women - South Coast Herald

Opportunities exist in the maritime sector for women - South Coast Herald
5 Sept 2021 https://southcoastherald.co.za/443912/opportunities-exist-in-the-maritim...

The maritime working environment is dominated by men, the inclusion of women in the sector remains a challenge, and their participation in leadership roles an even bigger one.

Use Virtual Reality to Prepare Maritime Crews For Terrorist and Piracy Attacks

Use Virtual Reality to Prepare Maritime Crews For Terrorist and Piracy Attacks
Selina Robinson and Dr. Amy Meenaghan September 6, 2021 https://cimsec.org/use-virtual-reality-to-prepare-maritime-crews-for-ter...

Container Fire Aboard Ship Docked in Vietnam

Video: Container Fire Aboard Ship Docked in Vietnam
Sep 6, 2021

Fire aboard a containership docked in Vietnam Fire brokeout in the cargo hold of a vessel docked in Vietnam
[Brief] Vietnamese authorities report that they were successfully able to extinguish a container fire aboard the feeder vessel that works between the country’s ports.

Persistent Bullies Should Be Removed from Ships

Persistent Bullies Should Be Removed from Ships
September 6, 2021 https://seafarertimes.com/2020-21/#overlay=node/add/article

A zero-tolerance approach to bullying should be in place on all vessels, with abusive crew members removed from the ship if they repeatedly harass a colleague, according to some mental health experts.

Former chief engineer Stephan Vecchi believes the maritime industry must have a strict two-strike policy to protect seafarers from bullies.

Angara presses immediate passage of Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers bill

Angara presses immediate passage of Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers bill
Hannah Torregoza September 5, 2021 https://mb.com.ph/2021/09/05/angara-presses-immediate-passage-of-magna-c...

Senator Sonny Angara on Sunday said he is optimistic the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers, which seeks to uphold the rights of Filipino seafarers would soon become a law.

America’s Fourth-Largest Container Port Sees Surge In Congestion Spillover

America’s Fourth-Largest Container Port Sees Surge In Congestion Spillover
Kevin Varley September 5, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/americas-fourth-largest-container-port-savannah/

The number of container ships waiting off the Georgia container port of Savannah increased to 23 on Tuesday, 11 more than the median number over the last 5 months, according to data analyzed by Bloomberg News.

Disregarding the fit-to-work certification by the company doctor

Disregarding the fit-to-work certification by the company doctor
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO | August 11,2021 - https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/393710/disregarding-the-fit-to-work-c...

A fit-to-work certification by the company doctor can be set aside by the courts since the inherent merit of the case will still be weighed and duly considered.

How to reduce administrative pressure on seafarers using technology

How to reduce administrative pressure on seafarers using technology
04/09/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/how-to-reduce-administrative-pressu...

The latest Seafarers Happiness Index (SHI) has revealed a ‘steep and concerning’ drop in happiness levels in Q2, linked in part to the impact of COVID-19 hygiene requirements on workloads and the pressures of administrative work rising.

Chinese captain bars Indian crew from boarding ship at Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada port

Chinese captain bars Indian crew from boarding ship at Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada port
Srikanth Aluri / TNN / Sep 4, 2021 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vijayawada/chinese-captain-bars...

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