Tag archives: seafarers

Shipowners and seafarers' unions team up to launch new ‘Guidance on Eliminating Shipboard Harassment and Bullying’

Maritime employers and seafarers’ unions have joined forces to publish new international ‘Guidance on Eliminating Shipboard Harassment and Bullying’.
 
The new Guidelines, developed by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS ...

Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners published by The Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute’s latest book, Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners, builds on a concept first introduced in the aviation industry that was responsible for a massive reduction in ...

Transas contributes into development of the maritime training market in the Philippines

The rapid growth and development of the Philippine maritime training market caused a dramatic increase in demand for state-of-the-art simulation systems compliant with the latest MARINA and CHED training requirements ...

Internet on ships a key to recruiting and retaining seafarers, IMO symposium told

Easy access to the internet onboard ships is a key requirement if young people are to be attracted into the seafaring profession and shipping needs to be more visible in ...

CrewSEACURE launches MLC assistance card to help seafarers in need

Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus has launched a Seafarer Assistance Card scheme to enable seafarers to check for cover and provide timely notification of claims under the Maritime Labour Convention ...

MPA pushing ahead with efforts to expand and develop strong core of Singaporean maritime talent

The tripartite maritime taskforces for seafaring and shore-based sectors formed by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be rolling out several initiatives to step up efforts to ...

Fatality on AHTS vessel off Australian coast amid bad weather

The ATSB is investigating a fatal accident on board anchor handling supply vessel, Skandi Pacific, 166 km NW of Karartha, WA (on the Northwest Shelf). 

During the early hours of ...

ECSA/ETF: EU should stimulate seafarers’ recruitment and employment”.

On Friday 22 May, the European Social Partners for Maritime Transport – the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) – presented a joint position paper on ...

The Standard Club and ICS launch new hazard awareness competition for seafarers

In an initiative to raise awareness of potential hazards at sea, The Standard Club and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have joined forces to launch a ‘Spot the Hazard ...

Survey reveals need for seafarer HIV and wellbeing action

A survey released by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) highlights the need for continuing work on HIV/AIDS and wellbeing among seafarers.

The results may be surprising. Despite all ...

Alert! Health and welfare matter afloat

Seafarers may be exposed to stresses caused by remoteness, loneliness, fatigue and other problems rarely experienced by those who work ashore. Nobody produces their best work when they are feeling ...

Early results of manpower surveys: Most seafarers content with life at sea

A new survey being carried out as part of the BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report 2015 is directly engaging seafarers in order to understand their views on life at sea and ...

NYK to implement new employment scheme for Japanese seafarers

NYK has decided to implement a new employment scheme in which Japanese seafarers will be engaged to work only on vessels and not within NYK’s offices.
Japanese seafarers have ...

ICS hopes for progress on facilitation of shore leave and movement of seafarers

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is hopeful progress can now be made towards improving the facilitation of shore leave and crew transfers for the world’s 1.5 million ...

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea initiative to support seafarer health and wellbeing

Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, has unveiled Wellness at Sea, a coaching and support programme designed to promote health and well-being among the world ...

Social partners welcome Council agreement on exclusions of seafarers

ECSA and ETF, the European Social Partners in the field of Maritime Transport, welcome the agreement (General Approach) reached by the EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers ...

Concern persists over unpaid wages despite positive MLC enforcement

Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus says that overall confidence in the successful implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) should not conceal the fact that there is continuing concern ...

New app from Seafarers' Rights international provides a lifeline for seafarers

Seafarers facing legal problems can now obtain immediate information concerning their rights, wherever they are in the world, with a new app formally launched today by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI ...

SRI concerns about reduced resources for search and rescue in the Mediterranean

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has raised concerns about the implications for masters of the recent reports of the launch of the new EU Frontex operation ‘Triton’ which will apparently have ...

MV Asphalt Venture seafarers released

The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) has welcomed the news that seven Indian seafarers who have been held hostage since their ship, the MV Asphalt Venture, was hijacked in ...

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