Unmanned Ships: Iridium, Rolls-Royce Partner on Autonomy

Unmanned Ships: Iridium, Rolls-Royce Partner on Autonomy
August 30, 2018 https://www.marinelink.com/news/unmanned-ships-iridium-rollsroyce-partne...

Singtel ties up with KVH on VSAT satellite services to provide shipping companies a seamless broadband

Singtel ties up with KVH on VSAT satellite services
30 August 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/singtel-ties-up-with-kvh-on-v...

Looking ahead to the trend towards greater connectivity at sea, Singtel and KVH Industries are tying up to provide shipping companies a seamless broadband satellite service using KVH’s mini-VSAT BroadbandSM satellite connectivity.

Families of Stellar Daisy crew go after the CEO of Vale: 14 Pinoys die in ship sinking

Families of Stellar Daisy crew go after the CEO of Vale
Sam Chambers August 29th, 2018 https://splash247.com/families-of-stellar-daisy-crew-go-after-the-ceo-of...

Seafarers seek reward in MST oil-dumping

Seafarers seek reward in MST oil-dumping

Three engine-room workers aboard handy bulk carrier held by US government after uncovering illegal discharge of oil.

login to continue... http://www.tradewindsnews.com/legal/1567161/seafarers-seek-reward-in-mst...

Marina to boost PH cruise ship sector

Marina to boost PH cruise ship sector
MA. LISBET K. ESMAEL August 30, 2018 https://www.manilatimes.net/marina-to-boost-ph-cruise-ship-sector/435985/

THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) will implement rules on the operation of cruise ships in the Philippines next month as it seeks to bolster the sector through tourism.

Russian cargo ship allegedly carrying explosives arrested near Port Elizabeth

Russian cargo ship allegedly carrying explosives arrested near Port Elizabeth
Luke Daniel 2018-08-23

Explosives discovered on board have been called 'Weapons of Mass Destruction'.

Port authorities have detained a Russian cargo vessel, suspected of carrying weapons and explosives, just off the coast of Port Elizabeth.

According to Herald Live, authorities discovered explosives on board the vessel on Sunday, while conducting operations in the Port of Ngqura, which lies 20 kilometres northeast of Port Elizabeth.

Cargo ship sinks in China, 7 die

Cargo ship sinks in China, 7 die
August 29, 2018 https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/cargo-ship-sinks-i...

Seven persons have died after a cargo ship sank in the Beijiang River in the south China's Guangdong province, according to a media report today.

The ship sank on Monday, and all seven bodies were recovered yesterday, the state-run Xinhua news agnecy quoted local authorities as saying.

Mystery of the cargo ships that sink when their cargo suddenly liquefies

Mystery of the cargo ships that sink when their cargo suddenly liquefies
August 29, 2018

Think of a dangerous cargo and toxic waste or explosives might come to mind. But granular cargoes such as crushed ore and mineral sands are responsible for the loss of numerous ships every year. On average, ten "solid bulk cargo" carriers have been lost at sea each year for the last decade.

more...https://phys.org/news/2018-08-mystery-cargo-ships-suddenly-liquefies.html

Crew Health Advice: Excessive stress and panic attacks

Crew Health Advice: Excessive stress and panic attacks
28/08/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/crew-health-advice-excessive-stress...

Seafarers, who are often exposed to adverse working conditions with multiple stressors, are a population at acute risk of panic attacks.

The Club recently received a report o fa seafarer repatriated and diagnosed with panic disorder, insomnia (allegedly due to his work schedule) and depression.

Absence without leave (AWOL) and unauthorized Shore Leaves

Absence without leave (AWOL) and unauthorized Shore Leaves
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO |August 27,2018 http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/191251/absence-without-leave-awol-unau...

Pages

Subscribe to seafarertimes.com RSS