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HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018

HRAS News: UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018
UK Anti Slavery Day – 18 October 2018 Thursday 18th of October is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK. While many may think slavery is a thing of the past, modern slavery is estimated to be a £115 billion industry. Human trafficking is an intertwined issue with modern slavery, with the ILO estimating 21 million...
October 19th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Corruption, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid

HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid
HRAS enables Ethiopian Chief Officer to return home with wages paid 17th October 2018 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to report the successful repatriation of an Ethiopian Chief Officer with outstanding wages owed which have now been paid in full after direct, but polite intervention by the...
October 17th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Claims, HR | Read More

HESGB Governing Committee for 2018-2020

HESGB Governing Committee for 2018-2020
Dimitris Monioudis Pleased to announce that following last September’s elections the new HESGB (Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain) Governing Committee has as follows: 1. MONIOUDIS Dimitris from Rethymnis & Kulukundis, President 2. FOUSTANOS Giorgos from Andros Maritime Agencies, Vice...
October 16th, 2018 | Charity | Read More

Seafarers speak of grief after colleagues’ deaths

Seafarers speak of grief after colleagues’ deaths
Wojceich Holub Apostleship of the Sea Port Chaplain. Crew members from the tanker Key Fighter have spoken about the shock and sadness of losing two of their colleagues who died following an incident on board the ship in early September. The ship was in ballast from Norway to England and the men were...
October 15th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Religion | Read More

HRAS announces Dr Violeta Moreno Lax and Oscar Pajuelo as speakers for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference 2018

HRAS announces Dr Violeta Moreno Lax and Oscar Pajuelo as speakers for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference 2018
Dr. Violeta Moreno-Lax  HRAS announces Dr Violeta Moreno Lax and Oscar Pajuelo as speakers for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference 2018 Friday 12th October 2018 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is delighted to present Violeta Moreno-Lax and Oscar Pajuelo, who will be speaking together...
October 12th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary
l to r: Ward Puddle, centre co-ordinator, shakes hands with Peter Tomlin, CEO of Merchant Navy Welfare Board at unveiling of new seafarers’ bus for the centre on first birthday sponsored by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Seafarers Trust, Trinity House and Seafarers UK and provided by Viking Garages...
October 11th, 2018 | Charity, HR | Read More

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards
A view from last year’s gala event Safe Bulkers, Inc. and Five Oceans Salvage join the prestigious list of sponsors  for major event in the maritime calendar Piraeus, October 10 2018 – LEADING classification society ClassNK for the ninth consecutive year is supporting the Greek Shipping Awards...
October 11th, 2018 | Awards, Charity | Read More

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding announced as one of the Fan sponsors of SAIL Amsterdam 2020
Hein van Ameijden (Managing Director of Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding), Michiel de Brauw (CFO of Port of Amsterdam), Jan Peter van Wijk (Financial Director of SAIL 2020). Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) will be a Fan sponsorship partner of SAIL Amsterdam 2020, which is one of the biggest...
October 10th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Publication released on World Mental Health Day to promote the recognition of mental wellbeing as a key component of the health of seafarers, who live and work in conditions which sometimes generate not only...
October 9th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

FOUGARO News etc., 2-15 October 2018

FOUGARO News etc., 2-15 October 2018
bi-monthly newsletter 2 October to 15 October  2018   ART EXHIBITION TSEKLENIS THE FASHION YEARS  Opening Sunday 7 October | 11am-8pm the exhibition will last until 25 November THE GALLERY A...
October 2nd, 2018 | Art and auctions, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Fashion | Read More

Human Rights at HRAS: Sea announces Silvia Mera as speaker for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference

Human Rights at HRAS: Sea announces Silvia Mera as speaker for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference
Silvia Mera Human Rights at Sea announces Silvia Mera as speaker for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference Friday 21 September 2018 London. UK. Silvia Mera announced by Human Rights at Sea as a speaker for the International Maritime Human Rights conference 2018. Human Rights at Sea is...
September 24th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, HR | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation launches Insight Report on safety in the passenger ferry industry

Lloyd’s Register Foundation launches Insight Report on safety in the passenger ferry industry
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a charity helping to protect the safety of life and property by supporting education, research and public engagement, today announces the launch of its Insight Report on safety in the passenger ferry industry. 17 September 2018 – The Lloyd’s Register Foundation...
September 17th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping
Hydra, the Port 9th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 15th 2018 Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, organizes the “Hydra Shipping Conference” in the historic island of Hydra.A tradition in the world of Shipping, with guests from the Maritime Business...
September 8th, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

HRAS welcomes new research intern Alejandro Woodroffe Guzman

HRAS welcomes new research intern Alejandro Woodroffe Guzman
HRAS welcomes new research intern Alejandro Woodroffe Guzman Press Release Immediate Friday 8 September 2018 Human Rights at Sea welcomes a new intern, Alejandro Guzman Woodroffe to conduct remote research on the Charity’s pillar Business and Human Rights.   Alejandro  is a qualified Venezuelan...
September 7th, 2018 | Charity, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

RG Connect18 – meet investors, hear from CEO’s & connect with the entrepreneurial community!

RG Connect18 – meet investors, hear from CEO’s & connect with the entrepreneurial community!
We hope you had a wonderful summer. After some relaxation time, we’ve been busy planning our 5th annual conference. With three content streams, a powerful line-up of international speakers andinvestors from Silicon Valley, London and Greece attending, RG Connect18 promises to be more...
September 7th, 2018 | Charity | Read More

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.
Sailors’ Society chaplains and ship visitors have a presence in 91 global ports, with wider projects and services covering 30 countries Following Merchant Navy Day this Monday (3 September), mental health minister Jackie Doyle-Price has expressed her appreciation for modern-day merchant seafarers and...
September 6th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project
Horacio Vasquez The latest episode of the Project Triton book and cartoon series will be launched in October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Madrid, Athens and the Norwegian city of Tromsø. It will be the fifth edition of Project Triton, an initiative with the aim of awakening in children their interest in the...
September 4th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Photography | Read More

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched

SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 officially launched
SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 vessels On 28 August 2018, the SCF Far East Tall Ships Regatta 2018 was officially launched. This marks the first time that Russia’s Far East will host an international tall ship race. The principal competition begins on 1 September with the race from Yeosu (South...
August 30th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Communication, Events, Sailing, Shipmanagement, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Investigations on the Harrier tighten as it reaches Turkey for recycling

Investigations on the Harrier tighten as it reaches Turkey for recycling
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 29 August 2018 – Norwegian press DN revealed this summer that Aqualis Offshore and insurance company Skuld Maritime Agency are under investigation for their involvement in the attempt to illegally export the Harrier to Pakistan for scrapping. Aqualis Offshore issued...
August 29th, 2018 | Charity, Ship Demolitions | Read More

14th September… a very special race!

14th September… a very special race!
Phil Parry On 14th January 2007, I was told that my son Oscar would not survive the day. At that point, he had endured two forms of leukaemia, two bone marrow transplants, over 100 blood transfusions, five brain haemorrhages and five years of chemotherapy. On 14th September 2018 my colleagues and I...
August 20th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Sailing | Read More

Tindall Riley Team Raise Money by Walking 56 Miles Along the Thames Path

Tindall Riley Team Raise Money by Walking 56 Miles Along the Thames Path
A group of staff from Britannia’s managers, Tindall Riley, walked 56 miles of the Thames Footpath Route to raise money for the Marine Conservation Society with a mission to complete the walk within 24 hours. 13 staff set off from Cookham, Berkshire, at 6pm on 12th July and walked through the night,...
August 20th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, P and I Clubs, Sports | Read More

HRAS News: Year four timeline of delivery infographic published

HRAS News: Year four timeline of delivery infographic published
Year Four Timeline of Delivery Infographic Published London. UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to publish its Year Four Timeline of Delivery infographic demonstrating the key highlights of its work in its fourth year between May 2017 – May 2018. The Timeline highlights just some of the most important...
August 17th, 2018 | Charity | Read More

Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea

Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea
Picture of Kit Gibson (left) and Jonah Gibson (right) making memories and building sandcastles on a family holiday A 200 year old maritime charity is calling on people to share their memories of the sea to highlight our connection and dependence on the sea. Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society’s CEO explained:...
August 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Photography, Reports | Read More

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 8, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped the Jacksonville-based non-profit Dreams Come True and fulfilled the dream of a girl who wanted to create a library in her community in Grenada. Zinzee Noel of St. George, Grenada, was diagnosed with arthrogryposis...
August 8th, 2018 | Books, Charity | Read More

Peggy Nordeen named Seafarers’ House Business Leader of the Year

Peggy Nordeen named Seafarers’ House Business Leader of the Year
Peggy Nordeen August 6, 2018 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Seafarers’ House is pleased to announce that Peggy Nordeen, CEO of Starmark International, Inc. has been selected as Seafarers’ House 2018 South Florida Business Leader of the Year. Nordeen will be honored at the 23rd Annual South Florida...
August 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity | Read More