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  • 22 August 2014

    Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has announced the commencement of its own international investigation into the murders of seafarers in international waters, following the airing of the chilling YouTube footage showing fishermen being shot at and eventually murdered off Fiji. HRAS is being supported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce, Quintel Intelligence, Globus […]

  • 5 December 2014

    Seafarers UK has granted financial support for the development of an international register of missing seafarers, including fishermen, a project launched by Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), a not-for-profit resource for the international maritime community. HRAS was founded by barrister David Hammond, author for the on-going international development and codification of Human Rights at Sea. ”The […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new independent international maritime initiative “Human Rights at Sea” (HRAS) from the Maritime Practice of 9 Bedford Row International, London, is being introduced as a human rights on-line information, and lobbying platform. Its main goal is to support human rights integration into State, business and individual working practices, as well as promote the wider […]

  • 2 April 2020

    Tomini Destiny crew pressured to perform shipboard operations under duress.

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    HRAS releases review highlighting inconsistencies in successive de-flagging of M/V Aquarius.

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    ABPmer has been contracted by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to undertake a Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) for their Marine Renewables Infrastructure Plan (MRIP). This will build on the previous HRA undertaken by ABPmer for the National Renewables Infrastructure Plan (N-RIP) prepared by HIE and Scottish Enterprise. Elena San Martin, Project Manager, ABPmer said: “We […]

  • 9 April 2019

    HRAS: 1st version of the inaugural ‘Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea’ published.

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to work together to tackle abandonment cases in UAE waters. FTA and ITF officials met this week to discuss the increasing number of abandonment cases faced by the UAE and the Gulf State’s desire to bring an […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    8 Indian seafarers abandoned offshore Namibia suffering from fatigue and serious mental health problems.

  • 11 March 2015

    Maritime charities Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) and The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) have issued a global plea for urgent action for the crew of the detained vessel the MV Seaman Guard Ohio. The 6 men, all former soldiers from the UK – John Armstrong, Nick Dunn, Billy Irving, Nick Simpson, Ray Tindall and Paul […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The crew members aboard the UAE-flagged products tanker MT IBA, owned by Alco Shipping Services, have had their basic human rights breached, according to a report released by Human Rights at Sea (HRAS). The seafarers, comprising nine Indian, three Pakistani, one Sri Lankan and one Myanmarian national, have been deprived of liberty, lack protection of […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Forty crew members have been stranded at the Port of Sharjah in the UAE for over two years.

  • 17 June 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    Maritime NGO Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has denounced the ‘Enough is enough’ call to action by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which has vowed support to seafarers in enforcing their right to stop working, leave ships and return home. The call came after a one-month deadline to resolve the crew change issue and expedite seafarers’ sign-off […]

  • 31 January 2019

    Eight Indian seafarers employed by Indian vessel owner Halani have been left stranded without pay for months, which is taking a toll on their wellbeing with several threatening to commit suicide.

  • 19 July 2018

    17 seafarers left high and dry on Kish Island, Iran.

  • 22 January 2018

    HRAS and BHRRC have launched a platform for recording cases of maritime human rights abuses.

  • 24 March 2020

    Seafarers seeking help in overcoming their circumstances onboard ships exacerbated by the pandemic.

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to undertake the scoping phase for the South Inshore and Offshore Marine Plans Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA). Under the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC any plan or project that may have an impact on European Natura 2000 Sites requires an Appropriate Assessment. In marine planning, the HRA […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed ABPmer to handle a Habitat Regulations Appraisal for their Marine Renewables Infrastructure Plan (MRIP). Under the EC Habitat and Birds Directive any new plan or project has to undergo a Habitat Regulations Appraisal to determine whether it is likely to have a significant effect on certain European protected […]

  • 24 July 2017

    The sixteen former crew members of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Liberty Prrudencia have been repatriated and their wages paid on Sunday, July 23, the Human Rights at Sea organization confirmed. The ship was abandoned in February 2017, according to the data from the International Labour Organization, with 19 crew on board, all of the Indian nationality. […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Environment

    ABPmer welcomed recent announcement made by The Crown Estate to award seabed rights for six new wave and tidal demonstration zones and five new wave and tidal current sites.  As a manager of the UK seabed, The Crown Estate grants rights to organisations to operate on the seabed. However, any projects must go through the […]

  • 5 June 2015

    The UK charity Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) and the European Union’s Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of Maritime Safety and Security (MARSAFENET) have published a new international and independent guidance for Deprivation of Liberty at Sea. This guidance, financed through the European Union COST Action IS1105, is the first independently drafted international document […]