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The Seafarers’ Charity calls for increased support for the safety and welfare of women seafarers

Two Ukrainian Seafarers Found Dead Aboard Bulker

Shipping industry call for help to evacuate the 300+ seafarers still trapped in Ukraine Ports

Seafarers wages bill positive step but won’t close loopholes exploited by P&O ferries

RightShip: Climbing cases of seafarer abandonment places profits above people as $40 million is lost in unpaid crew wages

DG Shipping mulls amendment to Seafarers Provident Fund Act

2022 was ‘a year of recovery’ for seafarer welfare

Happiness rising across the board, says Seafarers Happiness Index

Eight seafarers missing and nine unconscious after cargo ship sinks off Japan

Small improvements to shore leave satisfaction, but issues still remain say seafarers

Missing Malaysian Cargo Ship Seafarer’s Mother Still Praying for Her Son’s Rescue

Eight seafarers rescued as cargo ship sinks off Taiwan

New advisory committee launched to address major maritime issues impacting Filipino seafarers

Danica Crewing Specialists adds Indian seafarers to its international crew pool

Shipping companies should give 3 months time for crew change

Seafarers should get a copy of Employment Agreement three days before departure: DG Shipping

Seafarers receive pension, but ask when will permanent scheme finally see light of day?

Sea farers could make a nation says Sri Lankan company

Report: EU Considers Filipino Seafarer Ban over Training Deficiencies

China Enables Exchange of Seafarers, Even As COVID Surges

Philippines: 400,000 seafarers at risk of sailing ban

New guidelines on seafarer abandonment

Joint ILO-IMO Meeting Adopts Guidelines on Seafarer Abandonment

New international medical app available for all seafarers

Shipping industry, unions welcome action from President Marcos Jr on key seafarer issues: ITF

UAE, Saudi Arabia sign MoU for mutual recognition of maritime training and certification of competency of seafarers

China eases anti-covid measures for seafarers and port workers

‘When it matters, shipping speaks as one’: industry-union pact to keep pandemic cooperative spirit alive: ITF

New sailor labour law looks to improve conditions of Georgian seafarers sailing under foreign flags

£10m to support seafarers in crisis

Port News: News from around the world: Mission to Seafarers

Oppn in Goa attacks govt over seafarer pension scheme

ICS advocates for the immediate release of the 26 Heroic Idun seafarers

Cries for permanent pension for seafarers reverberate in Salcete

Breakthrough on loss and damage, attempts to sideline labour standards : ITF

IMO to discuss treatment of accused seafarers amid Heroic Idun controversy

Seafarer evaluation app launches

Seafarers are getting a rough deal

Indian Church calls for release of seafarers in captivity in Guinea

Wilhelmsen Ship Management to Recruit More Indian Seafarers

16 Indian sailors held in West African country since august this year

Goan seamen highlight woes to shipping authorities

Twelve seafarers missing after cement carrier sinks in Taiwan waters

GSAI chief seeks solutions to issues plaguing seafarers

Port News: The role of MtS in times of devastation: Mission to Seafarers

Women seafarers experience onboard

Keir Starmer commits to strengthening seafarers' employment rights post P&O Ferries

Hundreds of Seafarers Are Still Stuck in Ukraine

Mumbai police acts against official of National Union of Seafarers of India

Seafarers stuck at Felixstowe port during strike

India and Iran sign an MOU to facilitate movement Sea Farers

Case Study in Seafarer Aid: Support for a Family Fighting Cancer

Sea farers to be granted shore leave at Chennai port

World Maritime University seeks seafarer opinion on working hours

Morale at sea on the rise post-covid

Job Opportunities for Sea Farers

Percentage of female seafarers remains unchanged in 40 years

COVID Protocols Deny Shore Leaves to Seafarers

Day of the Seafarer: Ricardo’s story

Sea farers have become scarce

The Mission to Seafarers appoints the Revd John Attenborough as Regional Director for Middle East and South Asia

‘Dufferin Rajendra Chanakya’, a Coffee-tablebook –By Capt. Sudhir Subhedar

Panama Supports New Amendments Adopted To Improve The Conditions Of Seafarers

NUSI initiative for Seafarer to receive priority booking in Indian Railway

TALKING POINT: How important is rotation to crew and why?

Veteran shipping journalist to hike 200 miles ‘Sea-to-Sea’ to raise funds for seafarers

Still in deep waters, seafarers wait for COVID-19 curbs to lift

This is an important victory for all of Australia’s maritime unions says ITF

Gender Imbalance in Shipping

Turning the tide for women to board ships

New agreement on the global minimum wage for seafarers

UK floats minimum wage for seafarers using its ports

Government actions not enough to force P&O ferries rethink and prevent seafarer exploitation

Coalition completes repatriation of 600 i-Kiribati seafarers trapped for nearly two years due to the pandemic

Seafarers' unions remember HadisurRahman, killed in Russia-Ukraine crossfire: ITF

Seafarers not taking shore leave at some ports even as COVID restrictions start to ease

Filipino seafarers often delay or completely avoid medical care

500 sea farers stranded at Ukrainian ports mostly from India and Philippines

Seafarers Happiness Index sinks to eight-year low

Asian Ship Owners Warn about the Lack of Crew Members In The Future

Ukraine crisis: Columbia acts to help traumatized seafarers and families

Early assessment of mental injury is critical for crew and company

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement: Every Single Seafarer Can Contribute To Greener Shipping

Attacks on ships, seafarers in Ukraine are war crimes say HRAS

Ukraine: More than one hundred seafarers’ family members helped to escape conflict: ITF

Around 1,000 Sailors Stranded In Ukraine Ports since Russia's invasion: UN

Govt lauds Indian seafarers' contribution during covid-19 pandemic

Andrew’s March Blog

Indian foreign policy at forefront of evacuation process: Jaishankar

UK ferry operator says it acted lawfully in mass firings

UK Maritime Anchor Fund supports P&O Ferries workers made redundant last week

P&O Ferries sackings show a shocking disregard by DP World for workers’ rights and its own standards

Indian embassy leads safe evacuation of seafarers out of Ukraine

The Mission to Seafarers’ Statement on Ukraine by The Revd Canon Andrew Wright, Secretary General

Supply chain issues will be compounded by lack of Ukrainian and Russian seafarers, says global body representing international shipping: ICS

Princess Anne visits The Mission to Seafarers in Schiedam, The Netherlands

Embassies work around the clock to repatriate hundreds of seafarers stranded in Ukrainian waters

Seafarer goes home after months abandoned alone on a ship at Tawfiq port in Egypt

Crews asked to extend contracts as Ukraine crisis takes its toll at sea

Seafarers under increased threat as two bulk carriers are detained by Russian forces

Booster dose: NRI commission seeks relaxation for seafarers

Rs 50L insurance scheme for working seafarers

Merchant Navy Welfare Board in Southampton on new seafarers law

NUSI write to DG Shipping for Medical insurance for all ranks of seafarers and their families

The Mission to Seafarers launches Adventure Race Japan

New safety rules for enclosed spaces on board vessels : UK Govt press release

Two Indian seafarers stranded since 2019 on cargo ship in Iran released: Maritime Union of India

Seafarer Happiness Index (SHI) Q4 2021 – the importance of WiFi on board

Crisis Grants to Provide Emergency Care for Thousands of Seafarers

A safe learning space for seafarers' children

New Seafarer Welfare and Wellbeing App Launched

Five years stranded in Durban harbour: Sailors speak of dire conditions on abandoned vessels

Supporting the essential task of seafarer vaccinations in the Port of Baltimore

Standard Club warns seafarer discontent storing up longer term problems

marinEd releases free bridging course for seafarers who plan to continue their careers ashore

59 Filipino seafarers, tourists repatriated from Spain – DFA

Newbuilds drive skyrocketing Chinese seafarer wages and repatriation headaches

Mintra and The Mission to Seafarers join forces to deliver mental health support to seafarers worldwide

Improving employee relations onboard ships

UAE ship capture: 4 Indian seafarers in captivity for a week

New Sea Change Fund to provide grants for seafarers in crisis

Natalie Shaw receives New Year's MBE Honour for seafarer work

Maritime Fundraiser receives National Honour

NUSI launches “NUSI Suraksha Kavach” Scheme Insurance to benefit seafarers and their families

Exodus of seafarers to disrupt supply chain in 2022

Omicron VS the seafarer

‘Collateral damage’: tortuous ordeal of the seafarers left marooned by Covid

AMOSUP announces increase in seafarers' pay

Abandoned for Christmas: Fishing Crew Left in Limbo for Nine Months

NUSI Team meet Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra to take up Income Tax exemption for Seafarers

A lifeline for crew over the holidays

Seafarer shot and others kidnapped from containership in Gulf of Guinea

Travel ban on four X-Press Pearl crew lifted, four remain in Sri Lanka

UAE and Panama ink MoU on seafarers

Panama begins vaccination against Covid-19 to the seafarers of all nationalities

Filipino seafarers stranded for months in China back home

PH is top provider of seafarers –UNCTAD

Supporting seafarers into the future

ITF unions MTWTU, ver.di launch free dental care service for Ukrainian seafarers

Task force established at COP26 to support seafarers through green transition

Seafarers ask govt to make pension scheme permanent

The Seafarers’ Charity launches its new website

Global Maritime Forum backs ITF just transition plan in new employer-union climate alliance: ITF

Seafarer’s Welfare, Global Economy & More

Supply chain logjams triggering seafarers’ fatigue

When ships wait in longer queues, what does the crew do?

Red listing Philippines-based manning agent ‘Able Maritime’ first step to stopping seafarer exploitation

Maritime recruitment platform Seafair gets $5.7M led by General Catalyst

UK, Germany, Switzerland, and EU prolonging supply chain misery by opposing vaccine waiver, global transport unions tell governments

Time for change: mental health is a collective responsibility: ITF

Goa seafarer dies at sea; family alleges ship denied him medical assistance

Celebrating seafarers on World Maritime Day

UN recognizes work of 2 million seafarers in ‘extraordinarily challenging times’

Over 41,000 Seafarers for Hire on Marine Online's Platform

Avoid ‘Able Maritime’: ITF close to red list ban for shocking Filipino manning agency

ICS launches new guidance for seafarers and shipowners to navigate ongoing pandemic challenges

ICS launches new guidance for seafarers and shipowners to navigate ongoing pandemic challenges

Sailors’ Society secures innocent seafarers’ release

HMM and Labour Unions strike a salary deal

Office staff of HMM supports seafarers on strike

Denmark starts offering vaccines to seafarers

COVID-19 restrictions impact food supply to seafarers

HMM’s Crews to Resign to Protest Lack of Contract and Wage Increases

Three largest seafaring nations mulling for seafarers’ mutual emergency fund

UAE’s ‘Supporting our Blue Army’ launched to protect the rights and welfare of the seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers calls for further government involvement in improving seafarer welfare

Knowledge is power and new ITF web tool aims to give seafarers that power: ITF

Industry And Governments Urged To Boost Vaccination Drive As Seafarer Happiness Drops To An All Time Low Since The Beginning Of Covid-19

Belgium starts campaign to vaccinate international seafarers

SOS: Stranded and shattered seafarers threaten global supply lines

Report: Connectivity crucial to seafarers’ future welfare needs

MUI initiates stranded seafarers’ project

Seafarers draw on vital support from port chaplains, research finds

Seafarers’ unions welcome Ever Given release

Free at last — but Egypt must change how it treats abandoned seafarers like Captain Kara : ITF

Crew change crisis goes from bad to worse

Cyprus to vaccinate 40,000 seafarers

Advanced Seafarers Wellness Centers to be provided at all ports: Shri Mansukh Mandaviya

Day of the Seafarer is meaningless without vaccines and our rights restored

Abandoned seafarers to return home after two-year ordeal

China comes in for particular criticism for its failure to repatriate bodies of dead crew

Seafarer dues hit record high in 2020

Government to prioritize vaccination to Seafarers

Belgium Starts EU’s First Seafarer COVID Vaccinations

Nationwide seafarer vaccination programme launches in India- MASSA

Relief Fund Raises $530,000 for Seafarers Impacted by COVID-19

Mariners demand vaccination on priority

"To save jobs of seafarers, allot vaccines to MPT, begin jobs"-GSAI

Chinese seafarers to get access to new single-dose vaccine

Chennai Port Trust launches COVID – 19 vaccinations for the benefit of sea farers

ICS publishes seafarer vaccine roadmap

Indian sea farers asked to stay back in ships even if their contract expired says DG Shipping

The Company of Master Mariners of India (CMMI)takes SEAFARER’SWELFARE to the next level in times of Covid-19.

Chinese seafarers land knockout jab in crewing crunch, wage bill spikes

Crewing crisis looms as vaccine rollout stalls

Excessive working hours onboard in the spotlight

Seafarer Mohammad Aisha is going home thanks to ITF, ending four years on abandoned ship

Seafarers' union demands vaccine plan for 15,000 marine workers after COVID outbreak on Atlantic Huron

Crew change and repatriation of seafarers – IMO establishes new module on GISIS

A seafaring future

The Seafarer: One Man’s Tale of Gratitude, Belonging and Contentment

Liberian Registry Introduces New Online Services for Seafarers

Coronavirus and seafarer mental health – the good news

Bring 2 Lakh Indian Seafarers Under Ambit Of 'Priority Workers' For Vaccination: Maritime Bodies

Stranded at Sea, Coronavirus Takes a Toll on Seafarers' Mental Health

Unvaccinated Seafarers Put Shipping in ‘Legal Minefield’, Says ICS

Increased travel restrictions risk a flare-up of the crew change crisis

New Wi-Fi Units Connect Seafarers With Loved Ones On Ship Off Gladstone

Under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’,25 ,000 Indian Seafarers will be recruited in Shipping Line companies in the coming days: Mansukh Mandaviya

Historic MoU of NUSI Initiatives

MT Iba Seafarers to Return Home after Settling Wages

Heart ailment not "disability" under 1995 or 2016 laws: Supreme Court rejects plea by seaman for disability compensation

First batch of seafarers of “Anastasia” stuck at Chinese Anchor finally back in India

MSC Secures Crew Change for Stranded M/V Anastasia Seafarers in Japan

How high levels of sugar can impact seafarers’ behaviour and productivity

Seafarers of “Anastasia” stuck in China- shortly to reunite with their families- Mr. Abdulgani Y. Serang, General Secretary cumTreasurer, NUSI

SeaspanAnnounces Newbuild Order for Two 24,000 TEU Containerships

Cyprus lays out how to get all seafarers vaccinated

The second batch of16 Indian sailors, stranded in Chinese waters, to return next week says shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaivya

Petronas Assisting Workers Stranded on Offshore Rig in Myanmar after Coup

Dutch Seafarers Appeal to Maersk Shareholders to Save Their Jobs

China finally grants crew change for MSC bulker, coal carrier queue reducing

Young Seafarer From India Dies In Africa Due To Alleged Captain’s Negligence

China Delays Release Of 16 Stranded Indian Seafarers Over Bureaucratic Issues

MANSA seeks priority vaccination for seafarers

Report Shows Seafarers "Losing Faith" After a Year of COVID Crisis

Over 300 Entities Sign Declaration to Help Resolve the Crew Change Crisis at Sea

Vaccine prioritisation needed for the unsung heroes of the UK ports sector

International Investors Call on UN for Actions to Protect Seafarers

Diplomatic talks with China on; stuck Indian sailors to reach India soon: Mandaviya

Mission to Seafarers brings Christmas joy to workers stuck on ships at anchor in Metro Vancouver

For Maritime Workers, ‘Essential’ Designation Should Include Access to Vaccine

UN agency finds governments in breach of international law, urges quick fix to the crew change crisis

47th National Maritime Board (India) – NMB(I) agreement signed

ITF helped recover more than $1.7 million in owned wages to seafarers

Can Technology Weaken Seafarers’ Professional Judgment?

AMSA: Serving on ships beyond 11 months won’t be permitted from February 2021

India Moves to Protect Seafarers Working Overseas

Dry Bulk Trade Group Slams Charterers for Preventing Crew Changes

Crews Stranded in Italy Repatriated with Support of Maritime Charity

Latest seafarer poll paints grim picture of life onboard during the pandemic

HRAS: Crew of Gulf Sky remains unpaid

Tapiit Live to launch seafarer mental health live training courses

ITF and JNG Joint Statement: On Seafarers’ Rights and the Present Crew Change Crisis

Marlink and Quadrille extend their partnership to offer a news channel for seafarers

Maersk Calls for Action as Stranded Seafarers Rise to 400,000

Seafarers on Remote Island Quarantined with COVID-19 and No Medicine

Imagine being stranded at sea for 18 months. That's still the reality for many seafarers amid COVID-19

Need help on an urgent basis to locate the whereabouts of a Mumbai based Indian Sea farer

Maersk seafarer well-enough to return home after COVID-19

Two Seafarers' Centers Damaged by Hurricane Laura

The ITF Seafarers Trust Invitation to Seafarers

Talking repatriation and international cooperation during the pandemic

Unions to continue lashing battle to achieve compliance with Non-seafarers’ Work Clause

BIMCO and ICS prepare for new Seafarer Workforce Report

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