Filipino Engine Cadet missing on board MV Shibumi in Indonesian waters

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A Filipino seaman has been reported missing in Indonesian waters and his parents want to know what really happened to him. Michael John Abibiason, 22, of Purok High School, Brgy. Taloc, Bago City, Negros Occidental, who worked as an apprentice at Cardiff Crewing Filipinas Inc. was reported missing on board MV Shibumi in Indonesian waters […]

Posted by: on Jan 22, 2017 read more

Pinoy crew of arrested ship in Canada in good condition – DFA

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The 13 Filipino crew of a detained container ship near Vancouver, Canada, are in good condition although most of them have already expressed their desire to go home, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement Tuesday. The Filipino crew of Hanjin Vienna have been stranded since September 1 last year after the […]

Posted by: on Jan 22, 2017 read more

Human Rights At Sea Launches New Legal Research Programme

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Human Rights at Sea today launches its innovative Legal Research Programme as part of the expanding charitable work published through its online maritime human rights platform. Established earlier this month, the Legal Research programme provides a free public platform for seafarers, fishers and students from around the world to showcase their academic work in tackling […]

Posted by: on Jan 20, 2017 read more

Cargo vessel sinks off Corregidor Island, 5 still missing

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              M/V Virgina 1, a cargo vessel with 11 crew onboard enroute to Roxas, Palawan from Delpan Pier, Binondo, Manila sank after it caught fire onboard at vicinity waters Southwest of Caballo Island, approximately eight (8) nautical miles from Fortune Island, Nasugbu, Batangas on January 17, 2017. Investigation to […]

Posted by: on Jan 18, 2017 read more

FILIPINO Glenn Alindajao, 31, of Cebu & Korean Chul Hong Park

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      FILIPINO Glenn Alindajao, 31, of Cebu & Korean Chul Hong Park, 38, ( 2nd officer & ship captain respectively of Korean cargo vessel DONGBANG GIANT 2) now enroute back to their families after 2 1/2 months of captivity in the hands of kidnappers in Sulu. Their cargo vessel was boarded off Tawitawi […]

Posted by: on Jan 15, 2017 read more

CentrePort Looking to Resume Modified Container Ops

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Wellington port operator, will begin work to secure its gantry cranes, as it develops plans to resume modified container operations within four to six months. The port’s container area sustained significant damage in an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 7.5 which struck New Zealand on November 14, leaving the port’s two 86-metres high and 720-ton gantry cranes […]

Posted by: on Jan 12, 2017 read more

Earthquake Hinders Port Operations in New Zealand

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New Zealand’s ports of Wellington and Picton have issued damage notifications while Wellington authorities said that both the port and wharf gates will remain closed for the next seven days in the aftermath of an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 7.5 which struck the upper South Island of New Zealand on November 14. According to Inchcape Shipping […]

Posted by: on Jan 12, 2017 read more

Pirates attack fishing boat in Philippine south, 8 killed – coast guard

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Armed men killed eight fishermen in what appeared to be an attack by pirates in dangerous waters in the southern Philippines, a coast guard spokesman said on Tuesday. The apparent act of piracy came as Philippine soldiers were given a six-month deadline to end Islamist militant threats, including those made on cargo ships in south, […]

Posted by: on Jan 11, 2017 read more

Spotted: Ulstein Delivers Its Largest Offshore Construction Vessel

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Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein delivered Island Venture, an offshore construction vessel (OCV), to Island Ventures 5 LLC, a joint venture between Edison Chouest Offshore from the USA and Island Offshore from Norway on January 17, 2017. The 14, 248 dwt Island Venture is said to be Ulstein’s largest OCV yet. The newbuilding, which can accommodate 239 […]

Posted by: on Jan 20, 2017 read more

Human Rights At Sea Launches New Legal Research Programme

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Human Rights at Sea today launches its innovative Legal Research Programme as part of the expanding charitable work published through its online maritime human rights platform. Established earlier this month, the Legal Research programme provides a free public platform for seafarers, fishers and students from around the world to showcase their academic work in tackling […]

Posted by: on Jan 20, 2017 read more

Diana Shipping Finds Work for Two Bulkers

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Athens-based dry bulk specialist Diana Shipping has, through separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, entered into time charter contracts for two of its bulkers. The first contract is with Cargill International S.A., Geneva, for one of Diana’s Capesize dry bulk vessels, the 179,426 dwt m/v Santa Barbara. The gross charter rate for the 2015-built bulker is USD 12,000 per day, minus […]

Posted by: on Jan 19, 2017 read more

Unique Visualisation Of Ocean And Sea Waves Exposing Transport Hazards Introduced

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Today the project, Ventusky, that displays weather from around the world, introduced a unique wave visualisation system: https://www.ventusky.com/?p=40;147;2&l=wave. With the help of animated arcs, it shows the movement of waves in the oceans and seas across the world. The map clearly depicts how waves propagate across the water’s surface in relation to the wind. The […]

Posted by: on Jan 19, 2017 read more

Euroseas Takes Discounted Ultramax from Dayang

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           asdaq-listed owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels Euroseas has taken delivery of a bulker newbuilding from Dayang shipyard in China. The newbuilding Hull DY 160, to be renamed Alexandros P, is a 63,500 dwt Ultramax dry bulk carrier built in January 2017. Alexandros P is one of two […]

Posted by: on Jan 18, 2017 read more

IMO Exhibits 50 Years Of Successful Cooperation For Safe Sea Transport Of Oil

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             The 50 years since the grounding of the tanker Torrey Canyon in 1967 have seen dramatic and sustained reduction in major oil spills from ships, thanks to cooperation between Governments and industry.               The story of how that incident served as a catalyst […]

Posted by: on Jan 18, 2017 read more

Australia And Japan Develop Safety Standards For Shipping Liquid Hydrogen

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Australia and Japan signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) in Canberra today which will allow liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time. Ship containment systems are being developed in Japan that will be capable of safely transporting liquid hydrogen in bulk from Australia to […]

Posted by: on Jan 17, 2017 read more

Bahri’s Profit Down amid Weak Spot Rates

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  National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has reported that its net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, plunged by 42 percent, compared to the same period a year earlier. Namely, the company’s net profit for the fourth quarter of 2016 stood at SAR 327.8 million (USD 87.4 million), down from SAR 566.4 […]

Posted by: on Jan 17, 2017 read more

Tinig ng marino 120 – OFFSHORE SECTOR STRUGGLING AMIDST MARKET CONDITIONS

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Tinig ng marino 119 – Global Shipping Overrun by ‘Zombie’ Vessels

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Tinig ng Marino july – august 2016

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Tinig ng marino 118 – THE MARINA COUNTDOWN TO DOOMSDAY 2017

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Tinig ng Marino May – June 2016

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Tinig ng marino 117 – Stakeholders to Mejia: Why not an IMO Model Course? No More Needless Complications and Misplaced Innovations in Maritime Education

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Tinig ng Marino March – April 2016

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Tinig ng Marino 116 – Zero Hour for EMSA Audit Approaches: Will it be a Champagne or Humble Pie for MARINA?

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Posted by: on Jan 31, 2016 read more

Tinig ng Marino 115 – Oaths, Dirty Tricks, and Marina: A lesson in manipulation?

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Posted by: on Jan 04, 2016 read more