Credibility of findings of company doctors in determining the merits of compensation cases filed by Filipino seafarers

Credibility of findings of company doctors
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO |August 13,2018 http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/189094/credibility-findings-company-do...

The findings of the company-designated physician do not always bind the courts in determining the merits of compensation cases filed by Filipino seafarers.

Cargo ship hits bridge in Navotas amid bad weather

Cargo ship hits bridge in Navotas amid bad weather
August 13, 2018 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/metro/664018/cargo-ship-hits-bridge-...

A cargo ship hit a bridge in Bagong Bayan North, Navotas on Sunday evening amid bad weather.

Marina and PCG strengthen rules enforcement over domestic ships

Marina and PCG strengthen rules enforcement over domestic ships
Bernie Cahiles Magkilat August 13, 2018 https://business.mb.com.ph/2018/08/13/marina-and-pcg-strengthen-rules-en...

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reinforce its partnership to toughen the enforcement of maritime rules and regulations over domestic ships plying the Philippine seas.

JICA to help Marina boost Philippines shipbuilding

JICA to help Marina boost Philippines shipbuilding
13 August 2018 http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/marina-to-get-help-from-jica-...

The Philippines' Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has strengthened its collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to boost the shipbuilding and ship repair industry in the country, according to local media reports.

Shipping firm Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Inc expands industry footprint with new ship, P2B investment

Shipping firm expands industry footprint with new ship, P2B investment
Jose Santino S. Bunachita |August 13,2018 http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/189158/shipping-firm-expands-industry-...

AS an archipelago, the Philippines has been relying on inter-island connectivity through sea vessels especially in the Visayas area.

A sea of polluters: Shipping industry struggles to reach 2020 emissions targets-- largest 15 ships emit as much sulfur dioxide as 760 million cars,

A sea of polluters: Shipping industry struggles to reach 2020 emissions targets
Christoph Schlautmann August 13, 2018 https://global.handelsblatt.com/companies/shipping-industry-struggles-re...

Maritime traffic is one of the worst offenders for air and water pollution, as well as CO2 emissions. The industry faces the challenge of meeting strict new regulations in less than two years' time.

North Carolina ferry captain suspended for Donald Trump flag

North Carolina ferry captain suspended for Donald Trump flag
AP 12 Aug 2018 https://nypost.com/2018/08/12/ferry-captain-suspended-for-hoisting-trump...

HATTERAS, N.C. — Officials with North Carolina’s ferry system have suspended a boat captain and crew member for a week after they hoisted a flag supporting President Donald Trump’s re-election on a state-owned ship.

Peak Pegasus finally docks in Dalian, China after over a month; Beijing says it will retaliate in kind

Peak Pegasus finally docks in Dalian, China after over a month
Reuters 12 Aug 2018 https://www.businessinsider.com/r-us-soybean-cargo-docks-in-chinese-port...

Lawmaker backs joint effort by CHED, MIA on marine education

Lawmaker backs joint effort by CHED, MIA on marine education
August 12, 2018 http://manilastandard.net/news/national/272864/lawmaker-backs-joint-effo...

ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III on Sunday backed a joint supervision between the Commission on Higher Education and Maritime Industry Authority over the quality of education programs for ship officers.

Pilipinas: House panel OKs shipping bill

House panel OKs shipping bill
Delon Porcalla August 13, 2018 https://www.philstar.com/business/2018/08/13/1841951/house-panel-oks-shi...

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives Committee on Transportation last week approved a bill that will provide for a single classification of all vessels plying inland waters and open seas, amid fears of creating a monopoly in the shipping industry.

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