Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

Wasaline ferry

Wasaline's Managing Director speaks on the concept of the automated ship.

ITF: Ordeal of Natig Aliyev Crew Finally Over

Natig Aliyev

Natig Aliyev, which spent eight months anchored south of Skagen, Denmark, has been released by Danish authorities.

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Ordeal of 57 Abandoned Ukrainian Seafarers Finally Over

Ukrainian seafarers

MTWTU: 57 Ukrainian seafarers return home after being left high and dry at sea.

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17 Seafarers Left in Limbo on Kish Island, Iran

Seafarer

17 seafarers left high and dry on Kish Island, Iran.

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ITF: Abandoned Qaaswa Crew Returns Home after 11 Months

ITF: The crew of the abandoned tanker Qaaswa finally returned home after spending almost a year off Tunisia.

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16 Seafarers Return Home after Months on Powerless Ship

16 crew members of the Bahrain-flagged containership Avonmoor have received their wages and returned home to Ukraine.

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India Blacklists Two UAE Firms for Abandoning Seafarers

The UAE companies are repeat offenders with regard to breach of seafarers rights.

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Abandoned Crew of Natig Aliyev Paid Outstanding Wages

The 19 crew members of oil products tanker Natig Aliyev receive outstanding wages.

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Abandoned Aegean Princess Crew Returns Home after 17 Months

The crew of the Panamanian flagged 'Aegean Princess' return home to India and Myanmar.

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UAE Introduces Safety Net for Seafarers

UAE introduces compulsory insurance for seafarers in case of abandonment, death or injury.

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EU Moves Toward Better Protection of Seafarers

The European Council has adopted a directive which is set to provide seafarers with protection from abandonment at ...

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Indian Captain Lived Alone on Tanker for a Year

An Indian captain was left to his own devices for a year on board an oil tanker Hamed 2, which was abandoned by its ...

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UAE FTA, ITF to Work on Solving Crew Abandonment

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ ...

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ITF: 13 Crew Abandoned in Sri Lanka, Ship Arrested

Thirteen crew members of the general cargo ship Sanad were “left close to starvation” after they were ...

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ITF Calls for Action on MV Queen Binanga's Abandoned Crew

Six crew members of the Zanzibari-flagged passenger vessel MV Queen Binanga, who have been left to their own ...

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Malaviya Seven to Be Finally Auctioned Off

Aberdeen Sheriff Court has ordered the sale of the India-owned platform support vessel Malaviya Seven, which has ...

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Abandoned Tahsin Crew Paid, Repatriated

Seven crew members of the Panama-flagged general cargo ship Tahsin who were abandoned in June this year and were ...

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Interview: Over 1,300 Seafarers Abandoned in Five Years

Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were ...

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Interview: Do Seafarers Really Matter?

Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime ...

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Sharjah Moon Crew Join Over 50 Indian Sailors to Return Home

The stranded Indian crew members of MV Sharjah Moon have finally returned home, India’s Consulate General in ...

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ITF: Bramco 1 Crew Still Left High and Dry

The crew of the Bahrain-flagged oil products tanker Bramco 1 has been faced with a two-year ordeal having been ...

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Australia Urged to Look Into Possible Abandoned Ship

The Australian Government has been urged to intervene to identify the owner of 36-year-old supply ship MV Yarabah ...

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