ITF: MLC enters ‘new chapter’ for seafarers’ rights

ITF: MLC enters ‘new chapter’ for seafarers’ rights
01/05/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/itf-mlc-enters-new-chapter-for-seaf...

The ITF has welcomed the positive outcome of the third meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the ILO (International Labour Organization) in Geneva. The STC has agreed on a new amendment to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 and will now be submitted to the next session of the International Labour Conference for adoption.

Piracy at Sea Back in the Headlines as Rights of Seafarers Held as Hostages Reviewed : Guarantee of Employment Rights Will Continue Under MLC 2006 Amendment

Piracy at Sea Back in the Headlines as Rights of Seafarers Held as Hostages Reviewed : Guarantee of Employment Rights Will Continue Under MLC 2006 Amendment
02 May 2018 http://www.handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/piracy-at-sea-back-in-th...

Rapid emergence of Thailand as an international maritime training centre

Rapid emergence of Thailand as an international maritime training centre
02/05/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/rapid-emergence-of-thailand-as-an-i...

Since mid 2015 when MCA first approved a Thailand based seafarer training facility, the growth of that destination as a popular focus for both advanced seafarers and also entry level crew to complete STCW 2010 and the new updating STCW courses, has been nothing short of astonishing.

COSCO’s Container ship damaged by crane at Prince Rupert Port, Canada

COSCO’s Container ship damaged by crane at Prince Rupert Port, Canada
Mikhail Voytenko May 2, 2018 https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2018/22289/coscos-container-ship-...

Decarbonising maritime transport: what makes Sweden the leader?

Decarbonising maritime transport: what makes Sweden the leader?
Eva Grey 2 May 2018 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/decarbonising-maritime-transpor...

A recent report from the International Transport Forum and OECD names Sweden as a leading country in the effort to decarbonise maritime transport. What factors played a part in the Scandinavian country’s success to date, and can any of the lessons be transferred?

Seatrade Maritime Middle East hosts roundtable discussion on future of UAE’s maritime industry

Seatrade Maritime Middle East hosts roundtable discussion on future of UAE’s maritime industry
3/05/2018 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/seatrade-maritime-middle-east-hosts...

Training in Alang's Ship Recycling Industry

Training in Alang's Ship Recycling Industry
Dr. Kanu Priya Jain and Dr. Anand Hiremath 2018-05-02 https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/training-in-alang-s-ship-r...

ILO Moves to Protect Abducted Seafarers' Wages

ILO Moves to Protect Abducted Seafarers' Wages
2018-04-30 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/ilo-moves-to-protect-abducted...

A working committee of the International Labor Organization has endorsed an amendment to the Maritime Labor Convention that would ensure the payment of seafarers' wages while they are held captive by pirates.

A seafarer’s best friend: top apps to use at sea

A seafarer’s best friend: top apps to use at sea
Eva Grey 30 April 2018 https://www.ship-technology.com/features/seafarers-best-friend-top-apps-...

During long voyages at sea, mariners face a multitude of unexpected challenges, and support is often harder to find offshore. Today, there is a variety of useful mobile apps seafarers can use to meet a range of needs – from mental health support and wellbeing, to knowing their rights and protecting the marine environment.

Can Seamen Sue for Punitive Damages, Even After 'Miles'?

Can Seamen Sue for Punitive Damages, Even After 'Miles'?
Jim T. Brown and Andrew J. Miller | May 01, 2018 https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/2018/05/01/do-i-get-punitive-damages/?sl...

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1990 landmark decision in Miles v. Apex Marine Corp., federal and state courts have grappled with whether…

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