Vessels transiting outside Luzon told to reduce capacity by half amid enhanced community quarantine

Vessels transiting outside Luzon told to reduce capacity by half amid enhanced community quarantine
Betheena Kae Unite March 18, 2020, https://news.mb.com.ph/2020/03/18/vessels-transiting-outside-luzon-told-...

Vessels traveling outside Luzon must reduced their capacities by half in order to practice social distancing amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the Maritime Industry Authority said.

BIMCO producing posters for ships as coronavirus measures enforced

BIMCO producing posters for ships as coronavirus measures enforced
Malcolm Latarche · 18 March 2020 https://shipinsight.com/articles/bimco-producing-posters-for-ships-as-co...

New MARINA chief Empedrad vows a corrupt-free agency

New Marina chief Empedrad vows a corrupt-free agency
Genivi Factao March 18, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/03/18/business/maritime-business/new-ma...

Newly installed Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Administrator VAdm Robert A. Empedrad on Monday assured all the stakeholders in the maritime industry that they would see reforms to eradicate corruption and ensure a vibrant seafaring industry.

Vessels allowed to unload cargo

Vessels allowed to unload cargo
March 17, 2020 https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1848927

THE Cebu Ports Authority (CPA) is allowing cargo vessels to unload their cargo here despite the ban on boat passengers from the National Capital Region and other areas in the country to prevent the entry of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Seafarer’s psychological disorder as compensable work-related illness

Seafarer’s psychological disorder as compensable work-related illness
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO - | March 17,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/294661/seafarers-psychological-disord...

A seafarer’s psychological disorder or schizophrenia is considered as a compensable work-related illness triggered by the work environment on board the vessel.

New MARINA Chief Assures Protection Of Filipino Seafarers

New MARINA Chief Assures Protection Of Filipino Seafarers
PNA March 17, 2020 http://pageone.ph/new-marina-chief-assures-protection-of-filipino-seafar...

Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad on Monday officially assumed as administrator of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), assuring the protection of Filipino seafarers’ “competitive advantage” as the primary choice in the seafaring industry.

13 Filipino crew members of US MV Grand Princess cruise ship positive for COVID-19

13 Filipino crew members of US cruise ship positive for COVID-19
Dona Z. Pazzibugan - March 16, 2020 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/186132/13-filipino-crew-members-of-us-...

MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen of the 538 Filipinos onboard the MV Grand Princess cruise ship in California have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) disclosed this after most of the ship’s 3,500 passengers and crew disembarked on Sunday.

Coronavirus-hit cruise ship still stranded off Bahamas

Coronavirus-hit cruise ship still stranded off Bahamas
Mar 17, 2020 https://shipsandports.com.ng/coronavirus-hit-cruise-ship-still-stranded-...

A cruise ship operated by British Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines with more than 600 passengers onboard is still searching for a port where it could dock after being turned away by a number of Caribbean ports over coronavirus fears.

Rethinking maritime businesses for the digital age: the evolving role of ship agents

Rethinking maritime businesses for the digital age: the evolving role of ship agents
17/03/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/rethinking-maritime-businesses-for-...

Seafarer is first confirmed COVID-19 patient in Abra, Cordillera

Seafarer is first confirmed COVID-19 patient in Abra, Cordillera
Valerie Damian - March 16, 2020 https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1242918/seafarer-is-first-confirmed-covid-...

BAGUIO CITY – Two barangays in Manabo, Abra were placed under community quarantine after Abra Gov. Maria Jocelyn Bernos confirmed the first case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the province.

Pages

Subscribe to seafarertimes.com RSS