Archive for the ‘Manning – Seafarers and Offshore’ Category

On Board but not alone

On Board but not alone
. On board but not alone! Steps to protect mariner wellbeing aboard ship during COVID-19 By Maria Christopoulou Our seafarers are ON BOARD BUT they must NOT feel ALONE! Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the maritime industry once again faces a great challenge to overcome this unprecedented situation...
April 5th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Apr-2020 TRANSIT OF VESSELS WITH POSITIVE OR SUSPECTED CASES OF COVID-19 Panama Canal, Panama FORCE MAJEURE DECLARED Visakhapatnam, India ADJUSTMENT OF SHIFT TIMINGS Deendayal/Kandla, India MARITIME ADVISORY ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) India SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Nigeria PORTS...
April 2nd, 2020 | Canals, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO urges keyworker exemptions for crew changes and repatriations

IMO urges keyworker exemptions for crew changes and repatriations
IMO urges keyworker exemptions for crew changes and repatriations Download Circular Letter No.4204/Add.6 (27 March 2020) Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Preliminary list of recommendations for Governments and relevant national authorities on the facilitation of maritime trade during the COVID-19 pandemic  IMO...
April 1st, 2020 | HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

The Mission to Seafarers urges industry to recognise seafarers as international key workers during Covid-19 crisis

The Mission to Seafarers urges industry to recognise seafarers as international key workers during Covid-19 crisis
. The Mission to Seafarers urges industry to recognise seafarers as international key workers during Covid-19 crisis The Mission unites with maritime organisations and charities to campaign for seafarers’ welfare at a time of significant difficulty    LONDON, 27 March 2020 – The Mission to Seafarers...
March 27th, 2020 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls by 40% in COVID-19 crisis and global price war

RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls by 40% in COVID-19 crisis and global price war
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls by 40% in COVID-19 crisis and global price war OFFSHORE union RMT is demanding urgent and immediate action as operators rush to slash jobs and contracts in response to the Coronavirus emergency and the oil price war which has driven oil...
March 27th, 2020 | Gas, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Oil Industry | Read More

Synergy Group calls for collecive acion on Shipping’s Coronavirus crewing crisis

Synergy Group calls for collecive acion on Shipping’s Coronavirus crewing crisis
Synergy Group crew are briefed on coronavirus preparations before arrival at the port. Synergy Group calls for collecive acion on Shipping’s Coronavirus crewing crisis The organisation of collective crew changes at key hub ports by ship managers and owners has the potential to solve the seafarer...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Coronavirus increases demand for Eastern European crew

Coronavirus increases demand for Eastern European crew
Henrik Jensen Coronavirus increases demand for Eastern European crew As global restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak begin to impact the shipping industry, crewing specialist Danica reports an increase in enquiries from shipping companies seeking to employ Eastern European crew but says, as yet,...
February 20th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical | Read More

MTCT issues guidelines to galley crew

MTCT issues guidelines to galley crew
Christian Ioannou, Managing Director MTCT issues guidelines to galley crew MCTC, the leading international catering and training provider, has issued guidance to galley crew who may be affected by vessel or port restrictions during the global coronavirus outbreak. With some ship operators advising vessels...
February 17th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift

Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift
.. Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) in the Seychelles has stepped in to assist a crew of five fishermen who were cast adrift in the Indian Ocean following engine failure. The crew sent out a distress message and were...
February 7th, 2020 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Market analysis: Coronavirus impacting the global shipping industry

Market analysis: Coronavirus impacting the global shipping industry
The BIMCO House  Market analysis: Coronavirus impacting the global shipping industry The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has dented market sentiment and spooked markets around the globe. When China sneezes, we all catch the flu. This especially holds true for the commercial shipping markets, which...
February 6th, 2020 | Associations, BIMCO, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical, Reports, Tankers | Read More

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market

What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market
. What Libra means for money creation, The dynamism of the US labour market Commentary: What Libra means for money creation By John Nugée in London When Facebook announced its intentions last June to issue a digital currency, Libra, the official sector was muted in its initial response. However, much research...
February 6th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Finance, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT calls for action now to protect safety and increase UK seafarer jobs on P&O Ferries from Hull

RMT calls for action now to protect safety and increase UK seafarer jobs on P&O Ferries from Hull
Mick Cash RMT calls for action now to protect safety and increase UK seafarer jobs on P&O Ferries from Hull Following Hull East MP Karl Turner’s exchange with the Prime Minister in the Commons today, seafarers’ union RMT responded to demand immediate Government action on ferry company P&O...
January 29th, 2020 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson

Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson
Beth Bradley, Hill Dickinson Partner. Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson The shipping industry needs to be prepared for potential restrictions in order to prevent the further spread of the ‘Wuhan’ coronavirus, advises a leading maritime law firm. Preparation...
January 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Medical | Read More

American Club Member alert (January 24, 2020) re-outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus

American Club  Member alert (January 24, 2020) re-outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus
American Club  Member alert (January 24, 2020) re-outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus JANUARY 24, 2020 OUTBREAK OF THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Members will no doubt be aware, through extensive media reports, of the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It was first detected...
January 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships

International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships
Guidelines for Shipowners to Avoid Age Discrimination On Board Ships International Chamber of Shipping Helps Industry Tackle Age Discrimination On Board Ships Age discrimination is no joke, and can affect individuals of all ages in any field of work. The shipping industry is no different. The ILO...
January 16th, 2020 | Associations, Books, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter

Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter
Mick Cash Ahead of Welsh seafarer protest tomorrow RMT reacts with alarm at new pay abuse on Cyprus registered freighter WELSH SEAFARERS union RMT today reacted with alarm at another case of seafarer pay abuse on a Cyprus registered freighter working on a domestic route, uncovered following an inspection...
January 8th, 2020 | Claims, Flags, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019

Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019
PANAMA Seafarers Director General Capt Juan Maltez Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019 For the Directorate General of Seafarers (DGGM) of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), 2019 has been a year of major changes that are gradually becoming a reality. This is thanks...
January 2nd, 2020 | Flags, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

New cadet program is set to boost cadet berths at sea

New cadet program is set to boost cadet berths at sea
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager Secretary General New cadet program is set to boost cadet berths at sea InterManager is taking part in a new subsidy scheme which aims to boost the number of cadet berths on vessels – helping cadets to gain the vital sea-time they need in order to qualify as seafarers. Working...
January 2nd, 2020 | Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

European short-sea and feeder lines challenge legality of Dockers’ Clause extension

European short-sea and feeder lines challenge legality of Dockers’ Clause extension
European short-sea and feeder lines challenge legality of Dockers’ Clause extension 30 December 2019: European short-sea and feeder ship operators are challenging efforts by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) to redefine container lashing as a cargo handling activity in order...
December 30th, 2019 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Liner Shipping and Trade, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas

Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas
Stella Maris port chaplain with a seafarer Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas While most businesses and companies have started winding down operations in preparation for the Christmas holidays, global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) will be busy...
December 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity

Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity
… Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity Our Latest News Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity Dec 10, 2019 12:29 am London. UK. On World Human Rights Day 2019, from within...
December 10th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft
. Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft 28 November 2019 – With the festive season approaching the wellbeing of seafarers is something shipping companies should prioritise as it can be a very challenging time for those who are away from...
November 28th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November

RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November
Mick Cash RMT calls SOS 2020 Condor ferries protest in Portsmouth on 30th November Maritime union RMT has announced today that is calling a protest in Portsmouth targeting rogue operator Condor Ferries to highlight the company’s exploitative and anti-trade union business model. The call comes in the...
November 28th, 2019 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review

Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review
Latest statistics from seafarers’ helpline published in ISWAN Annual Review The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has published 2018-19 statistics from its international helpline for seafarers and their families, SeafarerHelp, as part of its first annual review. ISWAN...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction
Lars A. Malm, Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations, The Swedish Club The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction Containers tumbling into the sea, environmental damage – with reports of navigational error a seeming fact of life The Swedish Club has launched...
November 20th, 2019 | Containers, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More