Chinese seafarers’ union secures higher wages

The Chinese seafarers’ union, the National Committee of the Chinese Seamen and Construction Workers’ Union, has reached an agreement with the China Shipowners’ Association to raise Chinese seafarers’ minimum wages by 4% for 2020–21. In […]

Three ferries collide at Indonesian port

Strong ocean currents around the Indonesian port of Bakauheni dragged a ferry at anchor towards two others. The collisions resulted in extensive damages above the waterline to all ships involved.   According to the head of the Bakauheni Port Authority, Iwan Syahrial, the […]