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Posted: 24 days ago

IMO Secretary-General slams 'no crew change' clause

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has criticized the “no crew change” clauses in charterparties, stre...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 28 days ago

Landmark ILO ruling says govts failed to protect seafarers

The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Committee of Experts issued a ruling that governments ...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 28 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

45 countries designated seafarers as key workers

Forty-five IMO Member States and one Associate Member, Hong Kong,  have now designated seafarers as ...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

ITF helped recover more than $1.7 million in owned wages to seafarers

Member unions of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have helped recover more than...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

UN adopts resolution on key worker status of seafarers

The United Nations has adopted a resolution that calls on its members to designate seafarers and oth...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Many seafarers could quit the industry over mishandling of COVID-19 crew change crisis

Nearly 90% of British seafarers have been affected by the pandemic and one in two is now considering...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Danica: Each crew change costing up to $2,000 more amid COVID-19 impact

Individual crew changes are costing up to an additional $2,000, doubling the price since last year a...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Seafarer with burn injuries evacuated from ship off WA coast

A seafarer has been evacuated after suffering serious injuries on board its vessel, the Australian M...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

41 Indian seafarers stuck at Chinese ports for months

A total of 41 Indian seafarers have been stranded on two ships for months unable to dock in Chinese ...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

GoG: Pirates kidnap another 5 seafarers in just 4 days

Five crew members have been kidnapped by pirates from a Ghana-flagged vessel in another incident in ...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

UN agencies support resumption of cruise ship operations

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have expres...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

Faccin Wind Towers Division: a reliable partner for your wind energy project

Faccin Group created a Wind Towers Division within the company. Why? Eng. Andrea Comparin: “Ac...

Posted: 11 days ago
Industry Contribution

Maritime Insurance Market Update, Q3 2020

‘Clients, advisors and insurers are in the same boat.’ Effective cooperation is necessary to keep ri...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

SSI, IHRB start project focusing on seafarers' rights

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), al...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Cargo ship crew repatriated after 20 months spent on board

Nine Chinese and Filipino seafarers, some of whom have been onboard their Panama-flagged cargo ship ...

Categories:
  • Infrastructure
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Singapore ship registry crosses 96 million GT milestone

The Singapore Registry of Ships (SRS) crossed the 96 million gross tonnage milestone in 2020, mainta...

Categories:
  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution
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It’s all about power flow

Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jero...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

HRAS: Crew of Gulf Sky remains unpaid

The crew of the crude oil tanker MV Gulf Sky remains unpaid for months, according to the maritime NG...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Australia arrests Japanese car carrier over overdue crew change

Japanese-owned car import vessel Metis Leader has been arrested in Australia on the grounds of overd...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Unattractiveness of seafaring career to tighten availability

A career at sea has lost much of its capacity to attract newcomers. This could lead to the global sh...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

New law to ensure minimum wage for over 10,000 UK seafarers

Aa of 1 October 2020, seafarers in the United Kingdom will be receiving a minimum wage — pay p...

Categories:
  • Regulation & policy
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Over 400,000 seafarers trapped at sea

More than 400,000 seafarers remain trapped at sea on more than 60,000 cargo ships, as calls to end t...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

New report reveals skills issues in the UK maritime sector

The UK’s Maritime Skills Commission (MSC) has released its Labour Market Intelligence Report t...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

ITF warns of shipping’s backslide on safety & seafarers’ rights amid COVID-19 impact

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the shipping industry goes beyond the crew change crisis as ...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

AMSA bans bulker for underpaying crew

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panama-flagged bulk carrier AC Sesoda...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

ITF: Seafarer abandonment rises in Arab world

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has warned of a growing number of crew m...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

How has going under the radar for the shipping industry backfired today?

The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Australia bans bulker for mistreating seafarers

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Uniso...

Categories:
  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 4 months ago