Survey Reveals Alarming Decline in Global Seafarer Happiness

Survey Reveals Alarming Decline in Global Seafarer Happiness
Mike Schuler January 30, 2024 https://gcaptain.com/survey-reveals-alarming-decline-in-global-seafarer-...

A recent survey of seafarers reveals a worrying decline in their happiness, marking the fourth consecutive quarter of decreasing satisfaction among seafarers worldwide.

Report: Salaries Are Rising as Seafarer Job Market Gets More Competitive

Report: Salaries Are Rising as Seafarer Job Market Gets More Competitive
Jan 22, 2024 https://maritime-executive.com/article/report-salaries-are-rising-as-sea...

Crewing provider Danica reports that recruitment of seafarers is getting harder than ever, based on the results of a new survey of shipowners.

Seafarers' safety must be enhanced in Red Sea, shipping industry says

Seafarers' safety must be enhanced in Red Sea, shipping industry says
By Jonathan Saul January 19, 2024 https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/seafarers-safety-must-be-enhan...

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Countries in the Red Sea region need to enhance security to protect seafarers at risk as attacks on merchant shipping worsen, industry officials said on Thursday.

ITF Reports Alarming Increase In Vessel Abandonments In 2023; Indian seafarers were most frequently abandoned

ITF Reports Alarming Increase In Vessel Abandonments In 2023
MI News Network January 23, 2024 https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/itf-reports-alarming-increas...

Rerouting Cargo Ships Away From The Red Sea Is Increasing Carbon Emissions

Rerouting Cargo Ships Away From The Red Sea Is Increasing Carbon Emissions
MI News Network January 23, 2024 https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/rerouting-cargo-ships-away-f...

Not-for-profit company established for maritime mental health

Not-for-profit company established for maritime mental health
Sam Chambers January 24, 2024 https://splash247.com/not-for-profit-company-established-for-maritime-me...

Bulkers collide on Yangtze River

Bulkers collide on Yangtze River
January 24, 2024 https://splash247.com/bulkers-collide-on-yangtze-river/

Two bulk carriers have been involved in a collision on the Yangtze River.

The incident which took place early Tuesday morning, saw the 1997-built 46,600 dwt Mirabella collide with the 2004-built 48,800 dwt Omega about 15 nautical miles north of the Yangtze River Estuary.

The ships are owned by Safe Sea Services of Lebanon and Turkey’s Gamma Shipping, respectively.

Democratic Republic of the Congo fares the worst in flag survey

Democratic Republic of the Congo fares the worst in flag survey
Sam Chambers January 24, 2024 https://splash247.com/democratic-republic-of-the-congo-fares-the-worst-i...

Empire Navigation Expects “Developments” for Crew Held on Seized Tanker

Empire Navigation Expects “Developments” for Crew Held on Seized Tanker
Jan 22, 2024 https://maritime-executive.com/article/empire-navigation-expects-develop...

DMW says 'proof of life' show 18 Pinoy seafarers safe in Iran

DMW says 'proof of life' show 18 Pinoy seafarers safe in Iran
Zen Hernandez Jan 18 2024 https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/01/18/24/dmw-says-proof-of-life-show-18-pi...

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) on Thursday said it has received positive news that the 18 Filipino seafarers in the custody of Iran are safe and unharmed.

According to DMW Officer-in-Charge Hans Leo Cacdac, they were sent a photo as proof of life.

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