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Filippino Seafarer

Sewol Captain Facing Life Sentence

The captain of the ill fated ‘Sewol’ ferry Lee Joon-seok (68), along with two crew members could be imprisoned for life on the grounds of passenger abandonment and negligence charges under the existing Korean law, as reported by Bloomberg.

EU States Reject Ban on Filipino Seafarers

At the Committee on the Safety of the Sea (COSS) held on 23 April, the EU Member States endorsed the recommendation from the European Commission (EC) not to de-recognise Filipino seafarer certificates of competency.

Largest Indonesian-Flagged PSV Joins Wintermar Offshore Marine

The management of PT Wintermar Offshore Marine has taken delivery of “WM Pacific”, the Largest Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) flying the Indonesian flag.

First of Nineteen Sponsons Installed on Concordia Wreck

After two and an half days of work, the operations to install the first of the 19 sponsons to be positioned for the refloating of the Concordia wreck were  completed on Monday afternoon (April 28).

Keppel, Seafox Eye Construction of First Jackup with P&A Features

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has signed an engineering services agreement with Workfox B.V, a subsidiary of the Seafox Group (Seafox), to embark on an engineering study of a purpose-built accommodation jackup rig with well intervention and P&A features.

WMN Staff, May 4, 2014



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