Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Two Sailors Die after Evacuation from Bulker

Two seafarers died after they were evacuated from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios off the coast of Transkei, South ...

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New Measures to Improve Seafarers' Working Conditions

The European Commission is proposing to incorporate an agreement between social partners to improve the working ...

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Stranded Seccadi Crew Returns Home

A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey ...

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Majority of Seafarers Lack Internet Connectivity When at Sea

Barely six percent of seafarers have sufficient internet connectivity for video calls when at sea, despite often ...

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Nautilus for Better Mental Health Services for Seafarers

Trade union Nautilus has supported calls for improved services to help seafarers deal with the increasing pressures ...

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MtS Responds to Rising Seafarers' Welfare Issues in UAE

In the last two years, the Dubai-based team of the Mission to Seafarers (MtS) welfare charity dealt with 298 ...

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Key Challenges to Paying Seafarers during Captivity

In light of increased maritime piracy attacks, especially off the Horn of Africa, which often include hijacking of ...

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Three Missing after Tanker Explodes off China

Three seafarers are missing, while 13 others have been rescued after their tanker Xing Long Zhou 569 exploded on ...

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Australia Recovers Cash for Ten Filipino Seafarers

Australia’s Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered AUD 100,649 (USD 76,010) for ten seafarers from the Philippines ...

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ITF Criticizes Offer to Cut Wages of Ukrainian Seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has condemned a proposal by a coalition of Ukrainian trade ...

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Canadian Govt Settles Lawsuits with Seafarers Union

The Government of Canada has settled the pending lawsuits filed by the Seafarers’ International Union of Canada ...

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Sea Emperor's Seafarers Left without Pay and Warm Clothing

Seafarers on board the chemical tanker, Sea Emperor that was held at Fawley Port, the UK, were found to be without ...

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The Mission to Seafarers Ready to Help Hanjin's Seafarers

Maritime welfare charity The Mission to Seafarers has offered to help South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping ...

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Update: Coal Carrier Crew Still Stranded off Queensland

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is repeating its demand that 20 Chinese seafarers, having ...

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ITF Urges Australian Gov't to Let Coal Ship Crew Come Ashore

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that 20 Chinese seafarers stranded aboard ...

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SIU: Canada Illegally Issued Work Permits to Foreign Crew

The Government of Canada has admitted that it illegally issued work permits to 11 foreign crew members of the New ...

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Nautilus Questions UK Chamber's Neutral Stance on Brexit

Nautilus International, the UK-based global trade union representing maritime professionals, is criticizing the UK ...

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Govt Asked to Increase Funds for UK Maritime Workforce

As the numbers of British seafarers seem to be in decline, the government in Scotland and in Whitehall has been ...

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Two Ukrainian Sailors Found Dead on board Ship in Istanbul

Two Ukrainian sailors have been found dead on board a Maltese-flagged ship that arrived for maintenance on ...

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SCI’s Seafarers on Hunger Strike Demanding Wage Raise

Around 200 seafarers of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) have been on hunger strike since May 28, after the ...

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Brazilian Seafarers Freeze Strike Action

Brazilian seafarers have decided to suspend their strike action while they vote on a possible agreement worked out ...

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