A number of unions have written to the International Labor Organization (ILO — part of the UN) asking it to urgently intervene on behalf of
Say no to gender discrimination.
The first International Day for Women in Maritime on May 18 focuses on the theme “Training-Visibility-Recognition: Supporting a barrier-free working environment”, and provides a platform
Seafarers’ groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews, including internet access, in updates to the Maritime
Global maritime training provider Stream Marine Training (SMT) and UK Officer Cadet Management company (SMC) have demonstrated a commitment to
The European Parliament’s Trade Committee on May 16 approved a draft resolution with an overwhelming majority calling on the EU
The industry has to act against it to attract more passionate and qualified women seafarers.
Gay seafarers are working hard to prove themselves.
Nine people who worked on board the distant water fishing vessel Da Wang, have been indicted on charges relating to forced labor and physical abuse,
International coalition completes repatriation of 600 i-Kiribati seafarers trapped for two years due to Covid
The full repatriation of over 600 i-Kiribati seafarers to Tarawa, capital of the Republic of Kiribati, has been completed. On May 9, six seafarers have
Asserting rights, proving worth.
The ICC International Maritime Bureau’s latest global piracy and armed robbery report recorded 37 incidents in the first three months of 2022 – compared to
Six weeks, forty-seven days into the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the intensity of the conflict shows no chance of de-escalation. Seafarers remain in
More than 100 people seeking refuge from the conflict in Ukraine have been supported to reach safety as part of a joint humanitarian initiative set
Over 10,000 transport workers from almost 200 International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) affiliated unions on March 29 expressed their outrage at the mass sacking and
During his April 8 keynote speech at the Maritime Manpower Forum, Singapore Maritime Week 2022, Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Transport said
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU) and global ship manager V.Group have come together to provide passage
The introduction of a dedicated maritime levy in New Zealand is visibly maximizing support for seafarers, according to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport. This new
Unethical business practice.