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Coronavirus: Seafarers face screening in China, Singapore

Unions, employers give governments one month to sort out crew changes

  After extending seafarers’ contracts at sea twice due to the overall challenges for executing crew changes and keeping seafarers safe from exposure to COVID-19,...

Movie exposes port theft, corruption faced by seafarers 

Unions, employers give governments one month to sort out crew changes

  After extending seafarers’ contracts at sea twice due to the overall challenges for executing crew changes and keeping seafarers safe from exposure to...

Abdullah Salem Al Katheeri

UAE asks abandoned sailors to sue employers

Sailors abandoned by their companies must take their employers to court, the chief of UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) for Land and Maritime said. Abdullah...

Walkouts planned across EU ports to back Spanish dockworkers

Strike: No deal between Spain dockworkers, employers 

The representatives of the Spanish dockworkers union Coordinadora and their employers’ association Anesco could not reach a deal at Tuesday’s meeting which was aimed...