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AUDHD EXPLAINED: FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES

11 JULY 2024 You may have seen some new ways to describe when someone is autistic and also has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The terms “AuDHD” or sometimes “AutiADHD” are being used on social media, with people describing what they experience or have seen as clinicians. It might seem surprising …

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HOUTHIS RENEW ATTACKS TARGETING MSC AND MAERSK US-FLAGGED CONTAINERSHIP

09 JULY 2024  After a lull in documented attacks in the early part of July, there are fresh reports of attacks coming from the Houthi militants in Yemen. This comes as the U.S. and EU NAVFOR Operation Aspides both reported increased efforts in the past few days and successfully stopped …

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STRAITS OF SINGAPORE AND MALACCA REPORT PIRACY DECLINES IN 2024

08 JULY 2024  After several years of warnings about the high rate of piracy in the Singapore and Malacca straits, ReCAAP Information Sharing Center provided details of a strong decline in piracy in the region during the first half of 2024. They are reporting that enhanced measures and cooperative efforts …

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SHIPPING INDUSTRY NEEDS TO IMPROVE TO PREVENT INJURY AND SUICIDE SAYS GARD

06 JULY 2024  A new report examining key trends within crew-related insurance claims identifies concerns with an increase in injuries as well as a “worryingly high number” of the percentage of deaths caused by suicide among seafarers. While there is a positive trend in illness-related claims (excluding COVID) the report …

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THREE MISSING AFTER TURKISH-OWNED CARGO SHIP SINKS OFF ROMANIA

19 MAY 2024  Romanian authorities have a search and rescue mission underway on Saturday, May 18, after a small, Turkish-owned general cargo ship sunk off the northern coast near the border with Ukraine. Three crewmembers, Syrian nationals, are reported missing while eight were rescued by another Turkish cargo ship that …

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PHILIPPINES SAYS 78 CREW REFUSED TO SAIL RED SEA AS IT INCREASES BAN

26 JUN 2024  The Philippines is moving forward with steps to bar its seafarers from being aboard vessels transiting the Red Sea and sailing in the Gulf of Aden near Yemen. During a press briefing on Tuesday in Manila, the Department of Migrant Workers detailed the steps it plans to …

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SURVEY: DECARBONIZATION ADDS TO SEAFARERS’ WORKLOAD, FATIGUE, AND STRESS

25 JUNE 2024  One of the themes being highlighted on this the Day of the Seafarer as declared by the International Maritime Organization are the challenges and contributions of the profession. The charitable organization ISWAN (International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network) is highlighting that the drive to decarbonization is having …

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CREWMEMBERS KILLED AND INJURED IN BULKER EXPLOSION OFF MOROCCO

  31 MAY 2024  Moroccan authorities are investigating after an explosion killed at least seven crewmembers and others injured aboard a bulker chartered by a company in Ethiopia. The vessel Toro Rosso (91,384 dwt) was anchored off the port of Jorf Lasfar waiting to proceed in to load Moroccan phosphate …

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CLIMATE CHANGE MAY BE FUELING A RESURGENCE OF PIRACY ACROSS AFRICA

24 MAY 2024 In the churning waters off Nigeria, armed pirates in small skiffs speed towards a cargo ship. They clamber aboard, seizing control of the vessel and its valuable cargo. This isn’t a scene from a swashbuckling film; it’s a stark reality for seafarers in many parts of the …

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CREW TIED UP AND ROBBED ON PRODUCT TANKER IN ATLANTIC FAR FROM AFRICA

22 MAY 2024  In a rare instance of piracy outside the hot zones such as off Somalia, the Singapore Strait, or the Gulf of Guinea, security reports are indicating the crew of a product tanker was robbed in the middle of the Atlantic last week. The crew was uninjured, and …

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