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…

Pirates kidnap 8 seafarers off Nigeria’s coast

  Pirates have kidnapped eight crew members of the Cameroon-flagged cargo ship, STEVIA, 28 nautical miles…

ILO says governments in breach of seafarers’ rights

  A landmark ruling by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Committee of Experts has found governments…

45 countries designated seafarers as key workers

  Forty-five International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Member States and one Associate Member, Hong Kong, have designated seafarers as key…

ITF helped recover more than $1.7m owed seafarers

  Member unions of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have helped recover more than $1.7…

122 seafarers kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

    Four crew members have been kidnapped in the latest piracy attack in the Gulf…

Greek shipowners call for vaccine priority for seafarers

  Seafarers should be given priority to benefit when vaccines for Covid–19 are available says the…

Pirates kidnap 3 seafarers on bunkering vessel in Lagos

  Three people have been kidnapped from a Togo-flagged bunkering vessel Stelios K which was boarded…

41 Indian seafarers stuck at Chinese ports for months

  A total of 41 Indian seafarers have been stranded on two ships for months unable…

GoG: Pirates kidnap 19 seafarers in two separate incidents

  A total of nineteen seafarers have been kidnapped in two separate incidents in the Gulf…

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