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  • 10 September 2015

    There is a need for ‘Seafarers Standing Committee’ at the International Maritime Organization, as well as better access to data by flag states on rates of illness, suicide and deaths on board, Clay Maitland, head of International Registries Inc., said while speaking at London International Shipping Week’s inaugural ‘Big Maritime Welfare Debate’ on Tuesday 8 September. He […]

  • 10 September 2015

    There is a need for ‘Seafarers Standing Committee’ at the International Maritime Organization, as well as better access to data by flag states on rates of illness, suicide and deaths on board, Clay Maitland, head of International Registries Inc., said while speaking at London International Shipping Week’s inaugural ‘Big Maritime Welfare Debate’ on Tuesday 8 September. He […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    AMT Explorer Sinks with Prysmian’s Cargo Cable barge AMT Explorer sank on Thursday, July 3 around 50 miles southwest of Sardinia while carrying Prysmian’s power cables to the North Sea.…Read more EU States Reject Ban on Filipino Seafarers At the Committee on the Safety of the Sea (COSS) held on 23 April, the EU Member […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Secretary General of the UN specialised agency responsible for shipping, International Maritime Organization, Mr Koji Sekimizu, will spearhead a delegation of IMO representatives to Jamaica at the end of this month. Mr Sekimizu assumed the position of the 170-member state Organization on January 1, 2012 and this is his first visit to the Caribbean. The […]

  • 26 January 2012

    On 13 January, the Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, ran aground after hitting a reef off Isola del Giglio, Italy, with more than 4,000 passengers and crew on board. With 16 confirmed deaths and more than 20 people still missing, the human tragedy may be followed by an environmental one, as over 2000 tonnes of […]

  • 30 March 2020

    Frank Coles, CEO of Wallem: Attitudes have to change, from the top of the organization to the bottom.

  • 13 January 2020

    The seafarers arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, on January 7, before travelling home to Mombasa.

  • 25 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has joined the International Committee on Seafarers’ Welfare (ICSW) and is joining in celebrations for the international Day of Seafarers, launched around the world last year. ADPC joins ICSW in promoting the welfare and well-being of seafarers in Abu Dhabi and to raise awareness about seafarers and their contributions to […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s Sectoral Tripartite Committee for Transport (Sea) announced new initiatives to attract and help Singaporeans deepen skills and advance their careers in seafaring and shore-based sectors.  These initiatives were drawn up by the Sectoral Tripartite Committee for Transport (Sea) led by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). Comprising two task forces, the committee […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and Global Cruise Lines have reached an agreement today that will see crew continue to be repatriated over the coming days.  The seafarers have been stranded on board the six Global Cruise Lines’ vessels currently in Tilbury and Bristol, in the United Kingdom because of global travel restrictions brought […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    International maritime union Nautilus has welcomed news that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has agreed to provide expert help to boost the implementation of its 2006 guidelines on the fair treatment of seafarers after a maritime accident. The IMO’s legal committee agreed the expert help after considering the results of a survey conducted by Seafarers’ Rights […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    Crews on two more ships in Australia have refused to keep sailing, demanding repatriation as crew change crisis resulting from the COVID-19 travel restrictions further aggravates. The two ships, Conti Stockholm and Ben Rinnes, join alumina-carting Unison Jasper, which has been held up in Newcastle, NSW since last week, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says, […]

  • 23 December 2009

    The International Committee on Seafarers Welfare (ICSW) on December 21 that 2010 would see a renewed focus on seafarers welfare and quality employment standards. ICSW will be undertaking a series of major new projects based on the impetus provided by the IMO-designated “Year of the Seafarer” and the anticipated increase in ratifications of the ILO […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s Sectoral Tripartite Committee for Transport (Sea) announced new initiatives to attract and help Singaporeans deepen skills and advance their careers in seafaring and shore-based sectors.  These initiatives were drawn up by the Sectoral Tripartite Committee for Transport (Sea) led by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). Comprising two task forces, the committee […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At the IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting just held, it was decided to introduce mandatory regulations on the protection of seafarers against noise. One of the goals of the Danish Maritime Authority is to turn all important Danish regulations within marine engineering into international regulations. This would enhance the competitiveness of Danish shipping and contribute […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Seafarers held captive by pirates will be paid all their contractual entitlements.

  • 17 December 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Maritime Safety Committee approved the framework & methodology for the regulatory scoping exercise on autonomous ships.

  • 3 August 2020
    Human Capital, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has resumed crew change activities in all its ports and waters, the Federal Transport Authority said. The measure is being announced as UAE manages to contain the coronavirus pandemic, the impact of which has resulted in an unprecedented humanitarian crisis for seafarers across the globe. FTA said that UAE adopted […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has raised concerns with governments about preparations worldwide for issuing tens of thousands of seafarers with new certificates for security-related training by 1 January, as required by the 2010 amendments to the IMO Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW 2010). In a written submission […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Seafarers’ suggestions on how to improve their situation when facing criminal charges were presented at the landmark 100th session of the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which met in London on 15 – 19 April, 2013. The suggestions, which emanated from a comprehensive eight language survey conducted by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The world’s leading maritime nations and representatives of ship owners and seafarers, are to address the issues of abandonment of seafarers and shipowners’ liability at the first meeting of a Special Tripartite Committee established under the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). More than 300 maritime representatives from all regions of the world will […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home. The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency detained the ship on June 20 at a berth in the country’s Ellesmere Port, Liverpool, due to conditions on board. While the […]