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Movie exposes port theft, corruption faced by seafarers 

Movie exposes port theft, corruption faced by seafarers 

  A video by Cardiff University and with funding support from Lloyd’s Register Foundation based on interviews with seafarers tells of demands for cash and...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

10 seafarers kidnapped from tanker off Cotonou

  No fewer than 10 crew members have been kidnapped from a crude oil tanker off Cotonou, Benin, according to Dryad Global. The incident occurred some 76 nautical...

CMA CGM extends bunker surcharge after August

6 seafarers fall sick in coronavirus scare on CMA CGM ship

  Six seafarers have fallen ill on board a CMA CGM containership after calling in China sparking fears that coronavirus could be to blame. The seafarers are crew...

Coronavirus: Seafarers face screening in China, Singapore

Coronavirus: Seafarers face screening in China, Singapore

Seafarers calling at Chinese ports are advised to wear masks and take precautionary measures to avoid getting infected with a new coronavirus and prevent its potential...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 3 seafarers, kill 4 naval ratings on dredger off Nigeria

  Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have abducted three crew members from a dredger after a deadly exchange of gunfire with the ship’s embarked security team...

Kidnappers release 9 seafarers abducted off Cotonou 

Kidnappers release 9 seafarers abducted off Cotonou 

  The nine crew members that were kidnapped from MV Bonita off Cotonou, Benin Republic, early November have been released, after 35 days in captivity, Norwegian...

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirates strike near Egina, kidnap 19 seafarers 

  No fewer than 19 seafarers working as the crew members of a supertanker named Nave Constellation sailing near the Egina FPSO 100 nautical miles off Bonny Island...

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19 seafarers kidnapped off Bonny Island 

  No fewer than 19 seafarers working as the crew members of a tanker vessel identified as Nave Constellation have been kidnapped by pirates, 100 nautical miles...

Seafarers, boat operators lament lack of toilet facilities in Rivers 

Seafarers, boat operators lament lack of toilet facilities in Rivers 

  As Nigerians celebrated World Toilets Day yesterday, the sanitary state of the toilet facilities in most of the loading Jetties around the capital city of Port...

Seafarers ‘dangerously exposed’ to high level mental stress — Study 

Seafarers ‘dangerously exposed’ to high level mental stress — Study 

  Seafarers are exposed dangerously high levels of mental stress, a new study carried out by Yale University and commissioned by the Seafarers Trust has revealed....

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirates kidnap 13 seafarers off Togo, Cotonou 

  No fewer than 13 seafarers have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic and off the coast of Lome, Togo. Nine of the seafarers were...

ITF, Saudi to support seafarers in local seaports

ITF, Saudi to support seafarers in local seaports

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have committed to work closely together to support seafarers in all of the...