Crew of missing ship regains control after being hijacked by pirates

Crew of missing ship regains control after being hijacked by pirates
Associated Press February 6, 2018 https://nypost.com/2018/02/06/crew-of-missing-ship-regains-control-after...

HONG KONG — The crew of a missing Indian oil tanker regained control of the ship from pirates who had hijacked it off Benin’s coast, the vessel’s management company said Tuesday.

Why Is China Buying Up Europe’s Ports?

Why Is China Buying Up Europe’s Ports?
Keith Johnson | February 2, 2018 http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/02/02/why-is-china-buying-up-europes-ports/

State-owned port operators are the aggressive leading edge of Beijing’s massive Belt and Road project.

China’s trillion-dollar signature foreign-policy project, the Belt and Road Initiative, is often lampooned as just a fuzzy concept with little to show for it on the ground.

Maersk Analysts Strike Cautious Tone

Maersk Analysts Strike Cautious Tone
February 8, 2018 https://www.marinelink.com/news/analysts-cautious-strike433779

Analysts believe results and outlook in the final quarter report of Maersk (Feb. 9) might be weighed down by consolidation effects from the Hamburg Sud deal and the market situation in China.

Morgan Stanley says integration expenses related to the deal would limit profitability contribution in 2018 and that Maersk Line will return to peak EBIT margins in 2020.

Cargill partners with NGOs to increase sustainability for ocean transports

Cargill partners with NGOs to increase sustainability for ocean transports
Jennifer McKevitt Feb. 7, 2018

Perception of risk important for safe operations

Perception of risk important for safe operations
7 February 2018 https://www.safety4sea.com/perception-of-risk-important-for-safe-operati...

While the vessel ‘Sultan Bey’ was on a voyage from Alexandroupoli, Greece to Marseilles, France, with 003 mt of wheat in bulk, a motorman was injured while he was cleaning the fuel oil vent overflow containment tray.

The incident

Cargo ship disabled, replaced by another to service French Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Cargo ship disabled, replaced by another to service French Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Erofey Schkvarkin February 7, 2018 http://maritimebulletin.net/2018/02/07/cargo-ship-disabled-replaced-by-a...

JES yard sale falls through, former chairman jailed

JES yard sale falls through, former chairman jailed
Jason Jiang February 7th, 2018 http://splash247.com/jes-yard-sale-falls-former-chairman-jailed/

JES Holdings, the Singapore-listed platform of bankrupt Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Eastern Heavy Industry, has announced that the company has failed to complete a deal to sell its shipbuilding business.

Misis ng seafarer lulong sa droga

Misis ng seafarer lulong sa droga
Susan K February 07,2018 http://bandera.inquirer.net/176420/misis-ng-seafarer-lulong-sa-droga

DATING walang-wala ang mag-asawang Ronaldo at Elvira.

Madalas na pumapalya sila ng hapunan dahil sa kahirapan ng buhay. Apat ang anak nila at pawang maliliit pa.

Ito ang nagtulak kay Ronaldo na mag-aplay at sumakay ng barko. Mabilis naman siyang natanggap at nakaalis kaagad.

Ship freed from pirates off Africa coast, company says; crew safe

Ship freed from pirates off Africa coast, company says
VIVEK RAJ http://abcnews.go.com/International/ship-freed-pirates-off-africa-coast-...

NEW DELHI — Feb 6, 2018

The crew of an oil tanker that had been hijacked by pirates has regained control of the ship, Anglo-Eastern, a ship management company, said today.

Pirates hijacked the merchant vessel Marine Express, which was carrying about 14,900 tons of gas, last Thursday.

Nobody Thinks About Cargo Insurance — Until $1M Goes Up in Smoke

Nobody Thinks About Cargo Insurance — Until $1M Goes Up in Smoke
02.06.2018 http://www.supplychainbrain.com/nc/case-single-article/article/nobody-th...

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