Tag archives: seafarers

North P&I Club reiterates importance of controlling medical costs

The 171 million GT North P&I Club has launched a new campaign for 2014 to remind its Members of the importance of providing high quality healthcare while avoiding excessive ...

Alert! Issue No.34: Decent living for efficient and safe ships

The need for seafarers to have decent living conditions is enshrined in the new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) but the latest issue of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert ...

Seafarer rescused four days after barge capsize off Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) continued to coordinate Search and Rescue (SAR) operations for the missing crew members of the capsized Bolivia-flagged barge Heng Hong 168 for ...

ICS calls for understanding from Port State Control on seafarer security training certification

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 ...

AMSA seafarer qualification applications now more convenient

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has introduced a new method for Australian seafarers to apply for qualifications, to reduce errors and application processing times.

From November 28, seafarers will ...

IMO Awards for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2013 go to American rescuers and a Chinese seafarer

American rescuers and a Chinese seafarer have been presented with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2013, during a special ceremony held on 25 November ...

Chinese cargo ship sinks, 10 crew dead, 1 still missing

Ten crew members of 19 crew aboard a Panama-flagged Chinese-owned 8,461-tonne freighter, died after their vessel sank in rough seas off the South Korean harbour of Pohang, South Korea ...

EU Commission blows opportunity to link State aid to shipping jobs for community seafarers

Following a recent decision by the Commission, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) slammed the European Union for missing a golden opportunity to link state aid for the shipping industry ...

InterManager AGM pledges to focus on seafarers

InterManager, the international trade association for the ship management industry, has pledged to put ‘people’ at the centre of its focus over the next year.

Addressing this year’s Annual ...

New initiative to improve the fitness of seafarers

A new website, Training on Board (www.trainingonboard.org) aimed at increasing the fitness of seafarers has been launched recently. The website has been developed by the Norwegian Maritime Authority ...

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