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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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MUA: BHP, BlueScope to Remove Two Australian-Manned Ships

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MUA: Nearly 80 Australian seafarers will likely be laid off by BHP and BlueScope Steel.

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MAIB: Vessel's Weak Safety Culture Led to Fatal Accident

SMN Explorer

Weak safety culture aboard the cargo ship, SMN Explorer, led to a fatal accident in February 2018, MAIB noted.

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Maritime Industry Eyes Blockchain for Seafarer Certification

Blockchain

Maritime Blockchain Labs formed a consortium that will pilot a blockchain-based seafarer certification system.

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700 Jobs Safe as Norway Says No to Color Line Reflagging

Seafarer

Norway ruled against reflagging of Color Line vessels, thereby securing jobs for 700 Norwegian seafarers.

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Deal Reached on Higher Seafarer Wages

Seafarers

Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages.

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