Maritime workers protest shipping giant CSL in solidarity with Canadian seafarers

Maritime workers protest shipping giant CSL in solidarity with Canadian seafarers
Baibhav Mishra - March 31, 2021 https://seanews.co.uk/news/maritime-workers-protest-shipping-giant-csl-i...

Repatriated seamen freed from hotel quarantine after being forced to isolate despite exemption

Repatriated seamen freed from hotel quarantine after being forced to isolate despite exemption
Beth Murray 31st March 2021 https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/people/repatriated-seamen-fr...

Two repatriated seamen have been allowed to leave the quarantine hotel at Edinburgh Airport after being forced to check-in, despite being legally exempt according to Scottish government guidance.

How COVID-19 has driven a technology revolution in shipping

How COVID-19 has driven a technology revolution in shipping
01/04/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/how-covid-19-has-driven-a-technolog...

Last year, satcom specialist IEC Telecom[i] highlighted that demand for digital technology had risen tenfold as maritime businesses embraced new ways of working during the coronavirus pandemic. But why has it taken a pandemic to change attitudes to technology?

ASEAN maritime administrations tackle Covid’s impact on marine environment

ASEAN maritime administrations tackle Covid’s impact on marine environment
March 24, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/03/24/business/maritime-business/asean-...

Vaccination lottery for the dry bulk sector

Vaccination lottery for the dry bulk sector
01/04/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/vaccination-lottery-for-the-dry-bul...

Maritime agencies set protocols to resolve port traffic congestion in Matnog port

Maritime agencies set protocols to resolve port traffic congestion in Matnog port
Richa Noriega March 30, 2021 https://mb.com.ph/2021/03/30/maritime-agencies-set-protocols-to-resolve-...

Government’s maritime agencies have set protocols on Monday, March 29, to address the reported congestion at the Matnog port in Sorsogon.

Maintaining a safety culture in the maritime industry – Part II

Maintaining a safety culture in the maritime industry – Part II
Richard McCann https://www.workboat.com/viewpoints/establishing-and-maintaining-a-safet...

In part one of this two-part blog, we discussed what a safety culture is and where it begins. We concluded that safety culture is a cumulation of all the personnel, from the very top of the organization to the lowest position, seeking to make safety the highest priority.

Govt allows foreign seafarers to enter for ‘crew change’

Govt allows foreign seafarers to enter for ‘crew change’
Catherine S. Valente March 31, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/03/31/news/national/govt-allows-foreign...

The government has allowed foreign seafarers to enter the country to board ships, Malacañang said on Tuesday.

Lack of seafarer vaccination may derail supply chain

Lack of seafarer vaccination may derail supply chain
Genivi Verdejo March 31, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/03/31/business/maritime-business/lack-o...

The International Chamber of Shipping has raised the alarm on seafarers’ lack of access to vaccinations, which may put the shipping in a legal minefield and affect the global supply chains.

Bringing military discipline and leadership in the merchant marine

Bringing military discipline and leadership in the merchant marine
Yashika F. Torib March 31, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/03/31/business/maritime-business/bringi...

Rene V. Medina’s entry into one of the most critical offices of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is like a trial by fire.

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