Koko reiterates NPA’s commitment to seafarers’ welfare 

    The Acting Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko, has reaffirmed…

How loneliness triggers mental disorder in seafarers — Prof. Coker

    Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Behavioral Medicine, Lagos State University College of…

Only 15% of seafarers vaccinated — Survey 

  Only about 15% of the world’s seafarers have been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to data…

Tug captain makes case for vaccination of seafarers 

  A female tugboat Captain, Canus Ebinipre Robinson has asked the Federal Government to ensure the…

At MtS symposium, Sanwo-Olu, Akeredolu seek better welfare for seafarers 

  The Governors of Lagos State and Ondo State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on…

COVID-19: Port of Rotterdam opens vaccination for all int’l seafarers 

  The Netherlands is piloting a scheme to vaccinate seafarers of all nationalities calling at the…

Serious shortage of seafarers looms by 2026 — Report  

  The growing demand for standards of training, certification, and watchkeeping (STCW) certified officers could mean…

Belgium starts campaign to vaccinate international seafarers

  International seafarers are now eligible for vaccination at the ports in Belgium, SHIPS & PORTS can authoritatively…

COVID-19 vaccine: WHO wants priority access for seafarers 

  The World Health Organization (WHO) has included seafarers among groups of transportation workers that should…

COVID-19 vaccine: WHO wants priority access for seafarers 

  The World Health Organization (WHO) has included seafarers among groups of transportation workers that should…

Philippines’ status as largest supplier of seafarers under threat  

  The Philippines ‘status as the world’s largest supplier of seafarers to international shipping took a…

The dilemma of seafarers

  Seafarers strive hard and endure tough working conditions to ensure that the essential items and…

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