Denmark sticks to its seafarer taxation scheme to keep its flag attractive

Denmark sticks to its seafarer taxation scheme to keep its flag attractive
The Editorial Team June 21, 2024 https://safety4sea.com/denmark-sticks-to-its-seafarer-taxation-scheme-to...

The Danish Government decided in late June to preserve the DIS scheme, which is also known as the seafarer’s tax.

Further damning findings on seafarer fatigue

Further damning findings on seafarer fatigue
17 June 2024 https://www.nautilusint.org/en/news-insight/telegraph/further-damning-fi...

A new report from World Maritime University, funded by the ITF Seafarers' Trust, has once again demonstrated the terrible working hours and fatigue that seafarers are subjected to by their employers. Rob Coston spoke to seafarer welfare champion Katie Higginbottom about the results

MedSea presents best practices regarding seafarer health

MedSea presents best practices regarding seafarer health
The Editorial Team June 21, 2024 https://safety4sea.com/medsea-presents-best-practices-regarding-seafarer...

In view of The Day of the Seafarer (25 June) campaign of #SafetyTipsAtSea, MedSea offers practical measures for organizations to prevent common injuries, illnesses and safety concerns onboard commercial vessels.

Trauma From Red Sea Attacks Adds to Seafarer Shortage

Trauma From Red Sea Attacks Adds to Seafarer Shortage
Reuters June 19, 2024 https://gcaptain.com/trauma-from-red-sea-attacks-adds-to-seafarer-shortage/

ATHENS, June 19 (Reuters) – When a missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi Islamists landed near his ship in the Red Sea, Costas Rassias vowed to stop sailing through the perilous waters.

New study reveals the scale and costs of maritime corruption

New study reveals the scale and costs of maritime corruption
Sam Chambers June 18, 2024 https://splash247.com/new-study-reveals-the-scale-and-costs-of-maritime-...

MARINA's web-based systems compromised in cyber attack

MARINA's web-based systems compromised in cyber attack
ABS-CBN News Jun 17, 2024 https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/2024/6/17/marina-s-web-based-systems-c...

MANILA — The Maritime Industry Authority is the latest government agency to confirm a system breach as the regulator announced Monday that four of its web-based systems were attacked and compromised over the weekend.

Shipping Industry Leaders Call For Immediate Action In Red Sea After Houthis Sink 2nd Ship

Shipping Industry Leaders Call For Immediate Action In Red Sea After Houthis Sink 2nd Ship
MI News Network June 20, 2024 https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/shipping-industry-leaders-ca...

The shipping industry leaders have urged states for immediate action in the Red Sea following the sinking of a second vessel by Yemeni Houthis.

Seafarers bear brunt of ‘rising aggression’ from the Houthis

Seafarers bear brunt of ‘rising aggression’ from the Houthis
Sam Chambers June 14, 2024 https://splash247.com/seafarers-bear-brunt-of-rising-aggression-from-the...

It’s been a brutal week for the mental welfare of seafarers bound for the Middle East and their families back home, starting with hopes for a ceasefire in Gaza, before swiftly descending into an explosive, bloody chaos with one death and a severe injury as the Houthis ramped up more sophisticated attacks.

DMW: Search ops underway for missing Filipino seafarer from MV Tutor

DMW: Search ops underway for missing Filipino seafarer from MV Tutor
Adrian Parungao - June 15, 2024 https://globalnation.inquirer.net/239636/dmw-search-ops-underway-for-mis...

MANILA, Philippines — A search operation will be conducted to find the remaining missing Filipino seafarer aboard the MV Tutor, Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Hans Cacdac said on Saturday.

Seafarer killed in Houthi attack on Greek Evalend bulker MV Tutor as salvage continues

Seafarer killed in Houthi attack on Greek Evalend bulker as salvage continues
Harry Papachristou 13 June 2024 https://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/seafarer-killed-in-houthi-atta...

Two-year-old kamsarmax becomes second vessel to suffer fatal strike

The Houthis’ combined sea drone and missile attack on a Greek bulker on Wednesday killed one seafarer.

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