Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

John Sitilides, Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors speaks about future geopolitical challenges for trade.

UK Steps Up Protection of Minimum Seafarer Wages

All seafarers working in UK waters must be paid at least minimum wage rates.

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Hope of Finding Sanchi Survivors Wanes

The hope of finding any survivors of the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi has diminished, Iran's PMO says.

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MOL Acquires Dutch Manning Company

MOL has acquired full ownership of Azalea Maritime B.V., a Dutch manning specialist.

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Seafarers’ Rights to Shore Leave Reinforced

Seafarers' rights to shore leave have been strengthened through amendments which entered into force on January 1.

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ITF: Filipino Seafarers on CSL Australia's Ship Underpaid

Seafarers working onboard CSL Australia's vessel Diana are underpaid, says ITF.

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Nautilus Calls for Clarification on UK Seafarer Certificates

Nautilus is calling for assurances that UK seafarers' certificates will continue to be recognised post-Brexit.

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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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Flame-Defying Maritime Pilots Win IMO Bravery Award

Two maritime pilots who defied fire to bring a burning ship to safety, averting a major maritime catastrophe, ...

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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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Nautilus: Budget Omission Disappointment for UK Seafarers

The UK could be left dependent on foreign shipping and workforces after further investment or incentives for ...

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MSC's Training Program Pushes Crew Retention Rate Up

Seafarers today are increasingly attracted to sophisticated training, professional development, and long-term ...

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Lauritzen Kosan Entrusts Entire Fleet to OSM Crew Management

Ship management company OSM Maritime Group has been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet ...

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Smart Ships Could Change Seafaring

Seafaring could see a transformation amid the new generation of high-tech vessels, which are likely to operate with ...

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Seafarers Paying the Price for Industry Woes

Seafarers are still paying the price for the economic problems facing the global shipping industry, the ...

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Two Sailors Die after Evacuation from Bulker

Two seafarers died after they were evacuated from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios off the coast of Transkei, South ...

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New Measures to Improve Seafarers' Working Conditions

The European Commission is proposing to incorporate an agreement between social partners to improve the working ...

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Stranded Seccadi Crew Returns Home

A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey ...

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Majority of Seafarers Lack Internet Connectivity When at Sea

Barely six percent of seafarers have sufficient internet connectivity for video calls when at sea, despite often ...

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Nautilus for Better Mental Health Services for Seafarers

Trade union Nautilus has supported calls for improved services to help seafarers deal with the increasing pressures ...

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MtS Responds to Rising Seafarers' Welfare Issues in UAE

In the last two years, the Dubai-based team of the Mission to Seafarers (MtS) welfare charity dealt with 298 ...

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Key Challenges to Paying Seafarers during Captivity

In light of increased maritime piracy attacks, especially off the Horn of Africa, which often include hijacking of ...

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