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…

Day of the Seafarer: Nigerian seafarers demand action, not platitude

  Some seafarers in Nigeria have called on the authorities to address the myriads of problems…

ITF flags concerns over repatriation of deceased seafarers’ bodies

  Concerns are mounting amid shocking revelations that ports are increasingly refusing to repatriate deceased seafarers’…

ITF raises alarm over ship abandonments, recovers $45 million for seafarers

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) inspectors have helped seafarers recover nearly $45 million (N15.6…

Indian to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers

  India’s federal junior minister of ports, shipping and waterways Mansukh Mandaviya has said that all…

IMO urges fair vaccine distribution for seafarers

  Secretary-General, of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Kitack Lim, has called on all IMO Member…

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…

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