UN issues checklist to protect stranded seafarers’ human rights

  The United Nations (UN) has released a human rights checklist for businesses as it forecasts…

Singapore bans South Asian seafarers

  Singapore has moved to prohibit ship crew changes for seafarers with recent travel history to…

Shipowners, seafarers fail to agree on a revised minimum wage

  The world’s seafarers have decided to shut down negotiations over the future of seafarers’ minimum…

Singapore bans crew change for seafarers who recently traveled to India

  Singapore has prohibited crew change for seafarers with recent travel history to India, following a…

Liberian Registry introduces new online services for seafarers

  The Liberian Registry has announced the unveiling of two new online platforms for seafarers to…

UN agencies say seafarers’ vaccinations must be prioritised

  COVID-19 vaccinations of seafarers must be prioritised amid concerns that lack of inoculation for vessel crews could…

Seafarers exempt from UK COVID travel quarantine rules

  Seafarers of all nationalities will be exempt from the UK’s COVID travel restrictions, including mandatory…

Seafarers exempt from UK COVID travel quarantine rules

  Seafarers of all nationalities will be exempt from the UK’s COVID travel restrictions, including mandatory…

IMO 2021 world maritime theme focused on visibility of seafarers

  The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has chosen to make 2021 a year of action for…

COVID-19: Why government should prioritise vaccination of seafarers, dockworkers

  The Federal Government has been called upon to prioritise access to COVID-19 vaccination for Nigerian…

Abductors of 15 seafarers make contact to discuss ransom

  Pirates who kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish-crewed containership, MV Mozart, in the Gulf of…

ICS urges govts to prioritize vaccination of seafarers, maritime workers

  The International Chamber of Shipping is calling on governments to put seafarers and frontline maritime…

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