Shipowners shun NJIC meeting set up to review seafarers’ condition of service 

The President General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Prince Adewale Adeyanju, has berated shipowners for…

Seafarers’ happiness levels on the rise 

Seafarer happiness levels are recovering after reaching a record low last quarter as optimism returns, according…

Percentage of female seafarers remains unchanged in 40 years

The percentage of female seafarers serving in the global shipping fleet has remained unchanged at 2%…

Plight of seafarers’ living conditions highlighted

Action is needed to improve the wellbeing of seafarers who have been unable to take shore…

Day of the Seafarer: The world counts on seafarers, says Guterres

The United Nations has underlined its support for the men and women working at sea, whose…

China relaxes COVID-19 rules for its seafarers returning home 

China is loosening quarantine restrictions overseas for Chinese national crews returning home at the end of…

ILO adopts new minimum wage for seafarers

A subcommittiee of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has agreed to raise the minimum wage for…

Attacks on ships, seafarers in Ukraine are war crimes says rights group

The indiscriminate shelling of merchant ships and their seafarers in ports and offshore Ukraine constitute war…

Seafarers, others blame NIMASA for rejection of Nigeria’s Certificate of Competency abroad 

  Nigerian seafarers have lamented the non-recognition of the Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued to them…

EXCLUSIVE: UK approves Ghana seafarers Certificate of Competency, scorns Nigeria’s

  The Maritime and Coastguard Agency of the United Kingdom has approved the Certificate of Competency…

Over 50% of women seafarers suffer bullying and harassment- Study 

  Little has changed for the picture of bullying and harassment for those working at sea…

10 seafarers abandoned in Kenya face bleak Christmas

  Ten seafarers from the Ra-Horakthy fishing vessel, abandoned in Mombasa, Kenya for the past nine…

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