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  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese shipbuilder Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group (Sinopacific) has denied media reports on unpaid wages to its shipyard workers that emerged following a workers’ rally in front of one of its subsidiaries Sinopacific Dayang Shipyard (Dayang). “Sinopacific has noted that certain rumors based on inaccurate and unverified information have been reported as fact,” the shipyard said adding […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A number of unionized workers at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) organized industrial action on Tuesday and Wednesday after the company missed a previously agreed deadline to pay KRW 20 billion (USD 17.7 million) of delayed wages, according to local media. Back in March, DSME agreed to pay the delayed ordinary wages by July 7, […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese shipbuilder Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group (Sinopacific) has denied media reports on unpaid wages to its shipyard workers that emerged following a workers’ rally in front of one of its subsidiaries Sinopacific Dayang Shipyard (Dayang). “Sinopacific has noted that certain rumors based on inaccurate and unverified information have been reported as fact,” the shipyard said adding […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus said that reported doubts about the insurance industry’s ability to insure the liability for unpaid wages of abandoned seafarers under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 are inaccurate and ill-founded. It is already an agreed principle under MLC 2006, which came into force in August 2013, that liability for the unpaid […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Samsung Heavy Industries is to adopt a compulsory unpaid leave plan for its employees on the back of a drop in orders.

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

      The Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) has helped 20 seafarers onboard an arrested tanker called “C Whale” claim their unpaid wages of US$300,000 (S$375,000). The seafarers were denied their wages for three months until they asked for the Union’s assistance in March. Negotiations went on for almost a month until the Union finally secured […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A number of unionized workers at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) organized industrial action on Tuesday and Wednesday after the company missed a previously agreed deadline to pay KRW 20 billion (USD 17.7 million) of delayed wages, according to local media. Back in March, DSME agreed to pay the delayed ordinary wages by July 7, […]

  • 27 July 2015

    Twenty out of the twenty-four Filipino crew members on board MV Golden Arrow III, a Panamanian flagged-bulk carrier, will be repatriated to the Philippines after a couple of months of being stranded in Aleveri Port in Greece, the Philippine Embassy based in Athens reports.  “They will disembark from Aliaga Port in Turkey, where the crew change is […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Infrastructure

    Following an announcement of a “successful” arbitration award on Tuesday regarding unpaid FPSO dayrates, the Norwegian FPSO provider, BW Offshore, has reported that the award was entirely in its favor. According to the company’s Oslo Stock Exchange filing on Wednesday, the company Sendje Berge Limited (SBL), a subsidiary of BW Offshore Limited, has received an arbitration […]

  • 7 August 2014

    The long ordeal faced by groups of stranded crew supported by seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has finally ended, after all the seafarers received their unpaid wages. The crew were stranded on two ships, MV Torrent and MV Independent, both arrested in Rye and Shoreham-by-Sea in Sussex, England since January last year. A […]

  • 14 November 2012

    The Greek shipowner NewLead Holding is determined to reclaim $16.4m in unpaid charter fees owed by Taiwan’s Today Makes Tomorrow (TMT), the Shipping Herald reports. NewLead makes constant monitoring on its fleet and investments, NewLead spokesperson said and added: “NewLead’s next step is to target assets in the UK that belong to TMT or Nobu […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A bulker was arrested on Tuesday in Newcastle, Australia for unpaid bunker costs worth USD 258,338. The 240-metre Jo Jin Maru’s unpaid bill dates back to fuel ordered in February and supplied in Hiang Jin port, China in March. The fuel was supplied by Dubai-based Prima Marine FZE, which is seeking USD 291,661 in additional charges. “The […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese seafarers aboard the Stolt Kikyo tanker, which berthed in Devonport, Tasmania early Sunday morning, are owed wages for two months and have not received coastal trading payments required under Australian law, shows an investigation by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). ITF assistant national coordinator Matt Purcell met with the twenty-four crew members of the […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the new five-year agreement all further industrial actions at Svitzer have been cancelled.

  • 28 February 2017
    Infrastructure

    Norwegian FPSO supplier BW Offshore has announced a successful arbitration award regarding its dispute with Addax Petroleum Exploration about dayrates payable for the hire of the FPSO Sendje Berge. BW said on Tuesday that the company was “successful” in the dispute and that further details would be provided when the arbitration award has been reviewed […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy’s unionized workers plan a partial strike against the company’s retirement and unpaid leave plans.

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sixteen sailors have been left to their own devices for months after their vessel MT Surya Kuber got seized in Bahrain due to unpaid debts. The crude oil tanker was banned by a court order in February from leaving the country as its  Singapore-based owner 7Seas Ship Management failed to pay Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    All ships belonging to Varun Resources Limited have been banned from calling the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ports, the country’s transport authority said. India-based LPG shipowning company is a repeat offender when it comes to seafarer abandonment cases in UAE ports and waters. The latest instance of crew abandonment involves the company’s 1991-built ship Maharshi Vamandeva. […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Malysia’s PDZ Holdings Bhd has had its second feeder arrested amid unpaid bunker bills. The 1997-built PDZ Maju was served with a warrant of arrest on 21 February 2017 by Continental Platform Sdn Bhd (CPSB) based on a claim worth RM 563,311 (USD 127,662) for unpaid supply of bunkers in December 2016. Earlier in February, another of the […]

  • 27 July 2015

    Twenty out of the twenty-four Filipino crew members on board MV Golden Arrow III, a Panamanian flagged-bulk carrier, will be repatriated to the Philippines after a couple of months of being stranded in Aleveri Port in Greece, the Philippine Embassy based in Athens reports.  “They will disembark from Aliaga Port in Turkey, where the crew change is […]

  • 16 August 2007

    A Spanish ship has been detained in Ullapool Harbour after seven crew members called in the police and union officials over a pay dispute. The maritime union, ITF, is also investigating complaints, including the possibility of the vessel abandoning the unpaid men at the Highland port.

  • 16 August 2016

    Singapore’s offshore vessel builder and charterer Otto Marine has started arbitration against its Mexican client over unpaid charter fees for the Oranda 1 offshore vessel. Otto Marine said the arbitration proceedings were initiated by its subsidiary Karp Marine against the charterer Grupo Evya. The vessel owner claims Grupo Evya has failed to pay hire and […]