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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages.

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Denmark Adds Offshore Shipping to International Register

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Denmark's new regulation on tax free net wages for seafarers to include offshore vessels.

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Seafarer Dies after Being Struck by Container in Dublin

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A seafarer died after a container struck him at Southbank Quay, Ringsend, Dublin, on November 14.

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Asia Steps Up the Fight for Fair Treatment of Seafarers

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Asia’s leading seafaring nations have greed Guidelines on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers.

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Three Mariners Die in Ship's Cargo Hold off Japan

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Three crew members of the Panama-flagged general cargo vessel Apollo Kita died.

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North P&I Club, ISWAN Launch New Helpline for Crew

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A new ‘Mind Matters’ campaign, which includes a confidential helpline for crew, has been launched.

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Over a Quarter of Sailors Seeking Help Affected by Piracy

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Sailors’ Society: More than a quarter of seafarers seeking crisis response are affected by piracy.

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Seafarers' Jobs Not Threatened by Autonomous Ships

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There will be no shortage of jobs for seafarers, as a result of the introduction of autonomous ships.

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USCG Rescues 10 Crew from Disabled Cargo Ship

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USCG rescues 10 crewmembers stranded on Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship, Alta.

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