Initiative comes as ILO and IMO meet this month, and after ILO study finding nearly one in five workers across all sectors are victims of bullying and harassment
Shipping associations including BIMCO, ICS and the World Shipping Council are calling for an immediate release of the Galaxy Leader crew, who has been kept hostage since November 19
The description and location of a Panama-flagged tanker attacked in the Red Sea on Friday fit those of the dark fleet tanker Pollux, which Vortexa data shows is heading to India with 680,000 barrels of Russian crude oil. The ship took minor damage and the crew are safe
The IMO looks to tackle the ‘serious problem’ of fraudulent seafarer certificates by creating a digital system to verify documents
Nearly 1,700 seafarers abandoned in 132 cases reported to the International Labour Organization last year
The 19-year-old speaks of crew’s shock at vessel’s seizure at gunpoint — and his surprise at quick release
Until the full extent of the Houthi threat is known, we can only hope the tensions will ease and thank the brave sailors who continue to make trade possible
Cause of fatal early morning blaze, which was extinguished by local fire services, is under investigation
Dr Eberhart von Rantzau, joint managing partner at family-owned shipowner John T Essberger, says the company is studying a fleet replacement programme for at least 10 chemical tanker newbuildings as the business prepares to celebrate its 100-year anniversary in 2024
Nine crew were kidnapped from a chemical and oil tanker off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on January 1
Galaxy Leader’s registered owner said it is still trying to secure the crew’s release despite earlier reports it was ‘imminent’
World is living through most dangerous times since Cuban Missile Crisis, claims Citi’s Parker, with political tension keeping Cargill’s Abdalla up at night
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