Venous’ Ships Banned from UAE Ports, Waters

United Arab Emirates’ Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has banned ships belonging to Venous Ship Management & Operation or to its owners from operating in UAE ports and waters.

The FTA added that the above-specified ships are also banned from anchoring in UAE waters.

As explained, the prohibition is “for the sake of protecting seafarers’ rights and due to repeated cases of seafarers’ abandonment” by Fujairah-based Venous Ship Management.

What is more, the FTA has warned all seafarers and ships’ agents from dealing with this company or other companies owned by the same owners.

In October 2017, the FTA and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) agreed to work together to tackle abandonment cases in UAE waters. Both parties agreed to develop a protocol to govern a closer working relationship, including increased cooperation and information exchange.

Related: Over 1,300 Seafarers Abandoned in Five Years

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Dec 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology

Now in its 4th successful year, Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Technology is the only event that specifically.

read more >

GREENTECH IN SHIPPING GLOBAL FORUM

The mindset of sustainability and efficiency is the key to unlocking successful business…

read more >

LNG2019

LNG2019 features the largest number and highest level of LNG industry leaders.

read more >