Archive for the ‘Manning – Seafarers and Offshore’ Category

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva
Greg Vines, ILO Deputy Director-General for Management & Reform Last night, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) revealed the 2018 winners of its prestigious International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards at a high-profile ceremony in Geneva.  The awards honour...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, ILO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Dualog’s Crew Connection App: Helping seafarers manage their time online

Dualog’s Crew Connection App: Helping seafarers manage their time online
Walter Hannemann, Product Manager at Dualog Delivering quality internet connectivity to the world’s vessels is a ‘must have’ in our fast-changing shipping industry but helping today’s seafarer manage the way he or she accesses this internet capacity is essential if this valuable resource is...
April 18th, 2018 | Communication, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report
Dan Thompson and Stuart Rivers A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report One-sixth of the seafarers surveyed from the UK More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression – and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case on board of Galloway Express

ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case on board of Galloway Express
The ITF HQ’s in London 22 March 2018 London. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for an immediate investigation into the disappearance of 45-year-old seafarer, Arnel Gillo who was reported missing on the 13th March 2018 on the Flag of Convenience ship “Galloway...
March 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

RMT protest in Portsmouth Friday over Channel Islands scandal

RMT protest in Portsmouth Friday over Channel Islands scandal
Mick Cash RMT PROTEST IN PORTSMOUTH FRIDAY CALLING FOR THE SACKING OF CONDOR AND FAIR EMPLOYMENT ON FERRIES TO THE CHANNEL ISLANDS Maritime union RMT will be holding a protest this Friday 16th March, from 1330 hrs at Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP The protest will...
March 12th, 2018 | Communication, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

British Marine says “Apprenticeships are working for the marine industry”

British Marine says “Apprenticeships are working for the marine industry”
National Apprenticeship Week (5 – 9 March) is bringing together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose them as a pathway to a great career. British Marine is championing apprenticeships and their worth...
March 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Seafarers’ Awards will honour outstanding contributions to seafarer welfare

Seafarers’ Awards will honour outstanding contributions to seafarer welfare
All proceeds from the Awards night will go towards helping the Mission in Singapore continue its ongoing support of thousands of seafarers visiting the port, and those at its Singapore seafarers’ centre SINGAPORE, 1 March 2018 – This May, The Mission to Seafarers will present awards to seafarers...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT protests in Aberdeen today for SOS2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign

RMT protests in Aberdeen today for SOS2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign
Mick Cash RMT, the union for Seafarers and Offshore workers, will take its SOS 2020 campaign for ending employment barriers to more jobs and training for UK seafarers and offshore workers to Aberdeen today, Monday 26 February.  In a two-stage demonstration, the union will protest outside the constituency...
February 26th, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign
Mick Cash RMT, the union for Seafarers and Offshore workers, will take its SOS 2020 campaign for ending employment barriers to more jobs and training for UK seafarers and offshore workers to Aberdeen on Monday 26 February. In a two-stage demonstration, the union will protest outside the constituency...
February 23rd, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

HRAS News: Dr. Sofia Galani presents ‘human rights at sea’ at the BRS&LI

HRAS News: Dr. Sofia Galani presents ‘human rights at sea’ at the BRS&LI
Dr. Sofia Galani Dr. Sofia Galani presents maritime security and human rights, and explores the ‘human rights at sea’ debate Human Rights at Sea is very pleased that Dr Sofia Galani, one of its Non- Executive Board of Advisors, gave an insightful academic presentation on January 23rd 2018 at the...
February 12th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

RMT hits out at latest North Sea decommissioning scandal

RMT hits out at latest North Sea decommissioning scandal
Mick Cash OFFSHORE energy union RMT today raised concerns over the North Sea decommissioning industry, following the cash sale of three semi-submersible drilling platforms to a company that transports offshore oil and gas infrastructure to be scrapped in India and Bangladesh. The platforms predominantly...
January 15th, 2018 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

The John Good Group welcomes more apprentices to its National Apprenticeship Programme

The John Good Group welcomes more apprentices to its National Apprenticeship Programme
l to r: Sophie Woolston, Ellie Lammiman and Charlie Taylor at the John Good Group Head Office in Hull Following another successful year for its national apprenticeship programme, a further seven apprentices have joined the John Good Group to begin careers in the shipping & logistics industry. The...
January 9th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Logistics, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December)

Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December)
The wreath in the water Asia’s Titanic – 30 years ago today (20 December) an estimated 4,386 people perished in the worst peacetime maritime disaster Chaplains from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society marked the 30th anniversary of the worst peacetime maritime disaster with a wreath...
December 19th, 2017 | Anniversaries, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

HRAS News: Statement for Human Rights Day 2017

HRAS News: Statement for Human Rights Day 2017
Today, we celebrate Human Rights Day at the start of a year-long campaign to mark the forthcoming 70thanniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On 10 December 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution...
December 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Council agrees to implement ECSA-ETF Agreement on decent work for seafarers

Council agrees to implement ECSA-ETF Agreement on decent work for seafarers
Mark Dickinson European shipowners and European transport workers speak together to warmly welcome today’s adoption of a Council Directive improving seafarers’ working conditions. This change will implement an agreement between the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European...
December 7th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Organisations | Read More

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers

North P&I Club and AoS spread Christmas cheer to seafarers
.. Marine mutual liability insurer North P&I Club and seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) have teamed-up to spread some Christmas cheer to seafarers. On Tuesday, December 5, North donated 59 Christmas shoeboxes which will be distributed to seafarers by AoS port chaplains and ship visitors...
December 6th, 2017 | Charity, Holidays, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Religion | Read More

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court
… Human Rights at Sea has been informed that the entire crew, including the six British maritime security guards known as the ‘Chennai 6’, have been acquitted of all charges by an Indian Court. This has followed a four year fight for justice since their arrest on the 12th October 2013 while...
November 29th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, HR, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017

IMO’s Bravery Awards Ceremony 2017
IMO Headquarters’ impressive entrance; seamanship at its best The International Maritime Organization Awards Ceremony 2017, which took place at IMO headquarters, was a dignified occasion with much cause for celebration of achievement by individuals in the shipping industry.  Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Alongside container ship crews in the rough and the smooth

Alongside container ship crews in the rough and the smooth
… There is never a dull moment in container shipping with constant challenges on the horizon – from overcapacity and bleak employment prospects to the impact of ever-growing sizes of ships capable of carrying 22,000 TEUs. Yet prudent and responsible ship owners know that in spite of the ups and...
November 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

RMT on Condor’s intention to bid for Jersey-Guernsey ferry service

RMT on Condor’s intention to bid for Jersey-Guernsey ferry service
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT today issued a warning today that ferry company Condor’s intention to bid for the new inter-island service between Jersey and Guernsey would herald bad news for terms and conditions in the shipping industry were they to be successful. Condor, an exploitative employer that...
November 16th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
Vitaly Klyuyev The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview* with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev**, Director...
November 14th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, HR, IMO, Interviews, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched
New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched 2 November 2017 Human Rights at Sea launches a new educational film explaining Labour and Human Rights Today, Human Rights at Sea launches the second in its series of freely available educational films and accompanying infographics...
November 3rd, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

KVH Videotel Introduces “Cyber Security at Sea” Training Programme for Seafarers

KVH Videotel Introduces “Cyber Security at Sea” Training Programme for Seafarers
Mark Woodhead Produced with BIMCO, the new programme is designed to help seafarers recognise and respond to cyber threats  KVH VideotelTM has launched a cyber security training programme, produced in association with global shipping association BIMCO, to address the threat of ransomware and other computer...
October 24th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More