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Kidnapped Seafarer Received Medical Help from Pirates

pirates

A kidnapped seafarer of MV Duke was provided with medical help by pirates but they did not manage to save him.

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Nigerian Navy Rescues Three Kidnapped Sailors

Dredger

The Nigerian Navy has rescued three kidnapped dredger crew in the Niger Delta, arresting one of the pirates.

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European Ship Operators Question New Dockers’ Clause

container ship

EU short-sea ship operators are challenging ITF’s efforts to redefine container lashing as a cargo handling activity.

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Contact Made with Kidnappers of 20 Indian Sailors

tanker

Contact has been established with pirates who kidnapped 20 Indian seafarers from a tanker off Benin.

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Yale Study Warns of Dangerous Mental Stress Among Seafarers

20 percent of all seafarers asked had contemplated suicide or self-harm at some point in time.

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Celebrity Edge to Sail with All-Female Bridge, Officer Team

Celebrity Edge

The first-of-its-kind sailing will take place onboard Celebrity Edge in recognition of International Women’s Day 2020.

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ITF Urges Govts to Continue Search for Bourbon Rhode Crew

Bourbon Offshore

ITF demands that the search for seven missing Bourbon Rhode seafarers continue in the mid-Atlantic.

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NSRI: Seafarer Dies Aboard Tanker off South Africa

tanker

A crew member died on board a crude oil tanker off South Africa, NSRI said.

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Two Seafarers Evacuated from Boxship off Table Bay

NSRI

Two crew members have been evacuated from an unnamed containership off the South African coast, NSRI said.

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Automation Has Little Medium-Term Impact on Seafarer Demand

Shipping

The take-up of autonomous shipping may not be as rapid as many industry observers expect, Drewry said.

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Crewman Falls Overboard from Bulker off Taiwan

A seafarer went overboard from a Capesize bulk carrier off Taiwan a few days ago, the Philippine Coast Guard said.

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Report: Turkish Sailors Kidnapped off Nigeria Freed

seafarers

Ten Turkish sailors, who had been kidnapped off Nigeria in mid-July, were released on August 9.

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Breaking Wave Injures Four Aboard Bulk Carrier

Bulker

The injured seafarers are now reported to be in stable conditions.

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Cruise, Ferry Crews Among the Unhappiest, Report Finds

seafarer

Seafarers on cruise vessels and ferries rank among the unhappiest in the shipping industry, a new report shows.

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Number of Indian Seafarers Employed on Ships Rises

Seafarer

The number of active Indian seafarers surged by 45 percent in the last three years.

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India Restricts Seafarers from Working in Gulf of Guinea

Seafarer

India issued a restriction banning all Indian seafarers from working on vessels in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Qaaswa Seafarers Return Home after 13 Months off Tunisia

Crew from tanker Qaaswa repatriated

Twelve seafarers sent home after being marooned off the Port of Sfax, Tunisia, for 13 months.

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ITF: Los Angeles Port Incident Takes Life of Longshoreman

Seafarer

ILWU’s longshoreman has lost his life in fatal incident in Los Angeles, U.S.

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ITF: New Network Launched to Respond Seafarers under Threat

seafarer

Unions from across Latin America to jointly provide assistance to seafarers in distress.

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ITF Claims Crew Neglected aboard Ship at BHP Terminal

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) claims that crew members aboard a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland are being neglected and underpaid

A seafarer reportedly contacted ITF to complain about conditions aboard bulk carrier Villa Deste.

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ITF Calls on BHP to Reverse Decision on Australian Crew

ITF opposes the BHP’s decision to remove Australian crew from two vessels.

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