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ITF Warns of Shipping’s Backslide on Safety, Seafarers’ Rights Amid COVID-19 Impact

WMN..The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the shipping industry goes beyond the crew change crisis as the industry adapts to a new reality...

IMO Warns of Increasing Risk of Casualties as Some Seafarers Are Stuck at Sea for over 17 months

WMN..Some seafarers have now been on board their ships for more than 17 months, exceeding the 11-months limit set out in the...

Australia Bans Bulker for Mistreating Seafarers

WMN..The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Unison Jasper from Australian ports for six months.The 36,300...

MUA: Australian Seafarers Win Legal Victory over MV Portland Replacement

WMN..The Federal Court of Australia has handed a major legal victory to ten Australian seafarers who undertook a two-month sit-in to prevent...

ITF, Global Cruise Lines Reach Deal on Repatriating Hundreds of Crew Members Stuck at Sea

WMN…The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and Global Cruise Lines have reached an agreement today that will see crew continue to be...

Seafarers’ Day/COVID-19: MWUN Tasks Shipowners on Palliatives for Seafarers

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) Wednesday called on shipowners and their manning agents to consider urgent provision of palliatives...

COVID-19: Under IMO Protocols, Dockworkers/Seafarers are Essential Workers, Says NIMASA

• As agency unveils guidelines for terminals, jetties. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA]...

World’s Biggest Dual-fuel, Low-speed Engine is Here!

WMN..The world’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine WinGD X92DF has been officially launched in China, China State Shipbuilding Corporation revealed.The engine, approved by...

UK Asked to Exempt 200,000 Seafarers, Maritime Workers from Quarantine Restrictions

WMN..The UK Chamber of Shipping — the voice of the country’s shipping industry — has urged the UK government to exempt seafarers...

IMO Moves to Resolve Crew Change Crisis

WMN..Prompted by the growing crisis affecting around 150,000 seafarers stuck at sea and unable to sign off from their ships, the international maritime bodies...
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