S Iswaran, Minister for Transport and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations, launched the ‘50 Years of Singapore’s Container Shipping Journey Exhibition’ at Singapore Polytechnic (SP) August
On July 19, the Government of Japan deposited with the International Labor Office the instrument of ratification of the Abolition of Forced Labor Convention, 1957
A Philippines-based recruitment agency that unlawfully charged seafarers placement fees has had its license suspended after the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) highlighted its illegal
The World Maritime University (WMU), the International Federation of Shipmasters’ Associations (IFSMA), the Nautical Institute (NI), the Institute of Marine
“We all know that about 90% of the world’s trade is carried by the international shipping industry. Without shipping, half
Unions have secured an important victory in the campaign for seafarers’ safety in early July as a Dutch court has
ITF Seafarers and Dockers Sections were vocal in their support for ver.di dock workers when unions met in London in
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) July 23 banned the Liberian-flagged oil tanker AG Neptune from Australian ports for six months. AMSA inspected the ship
Earlier this year, a group of female students at Korea Maritime & Ocean University filed a complaint with the Human Rights Committee against the university
The UK Government has responded to the House of Lords’ International Defense and Relations Committee Inquiry (1 March 2022) into the UN Convention on the
Seafarer wage rates are set to accelerate in the face of worsening officer supply/demand imbalance. Sustained fleet growth will lead to the highest shortfall of
By Dr. Izyan Munirah Mohd Zaideen, senior lecturer at Faculty of Maritime Studies, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. Globalization makes the Malaysian maritime industry an international business which
Brookes Bell, multi-disciplinary technical and scientific consultancy, has appointed its first female Master Mariner as a marine consultant. Karley Smith joins Brookes Bell after 16 years
The International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA), the trade association for the world’s ship supply industry, has signed an agreement with World Maritime Academy (WMA)
The emergence of digital technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) is changing the maritime education and training (MET) industry.
Joseph Lim graduated with a master’s degree in Maritime Studies from Nanyang Technological University in 2007. As master’s qualified, Lim possesses a wide range of
Goddess with a wrench.
The UN International Labor Organization (ILO) tripartite of shipowners, governments, and transport workers unions have agreed to new measures to strengthen the Maritime Labor Convention
Global NGO Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has undertaken a second round of letter writing lobbying and direct engagement with 19 key members of the
MARINA enters pacts for financing packages, digital innovation.