RMT demand Government action to stop shipowner exploitation of seafarers

RMT demand Government action to stop shipowner exploitation of seafarers
02/24/2021 | https://www.marketscreener.com/news/latest/RMT-demand-Government-action-...

SEAFARERS UNION RMT today responded to the latest Government statistics on the number of UK seafarers working in the shipping industry in 2020.

RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said;

Going from blue to green: Seafarer rekindles a love for plants amid the pandemic

Going from blue to green: Seafarer rekindles a love for plants amid the pandemic
Vina Medenilla February 25, 2021 https://mb.com.ph/2021/02/25/going-from-blue-to-green-seafarer-rekindles...

Two thirds of UK seafarer certificates held by foreigners

Two thirds of UK seafarer certificates held by foreigners
24 Feb 2021

Only a third of holders of Maritime and Coastguard Agency seafarer certification are UK nationals, with the overall number broadly stable at 42,920, according to the latest estimate from the Department of Transport

‘This is no way to prepare for a green economic recovery and these figures do not include the near 1,000 UK ratings jobs lost in the second half of the pandemic,’ argues union leader

Sailor survives for 14 hours in Pacific Ocean by clinging to abandoned buoy

Sailor survives for 14 hours in Pacific Ocean by clinging to abandoned buoy
25 Feb 2021 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/25/sailor-survives-for-14-hou...

Vidam Perevertilov, a supply ship engineer, fell overboard between New Zealand and the isolated British territory of Pitcairn

Vaccinating the world

Vaccinating the world
February 25, 2021 https://splash247.com/vaccinating-the-world/

Thomas Stubler, the pharma industry cargo lead at Willis Towers Watson, on what readers need to know about shipping coronavirus vaccines around the world.

The lucrative prospect of transporting Covid-19 vaccines by sea has intensified the spotlight on the maritime industry’s cold supply chain and its ability to carry high-value pharmaceuticals.

Korea Leading Global Shipbuilding Industry

Korea Leading Global Shipbuilding Industry
23/02/2021 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/korea-leading-global-shipbuilding-i...

South Korea topped the global ranking in shipbuilding orders in January, continuing the positive momentum for its impressive performance last year, when the country’s shipbuilding industry maintained its top position in the global market for the third consecutive year.

A resilient PAMI takes the lead to a sustainable maritime education

A resilient PAMI takes the lead to a sustainable maritime education
Brenda V. Pimentel February 24, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/02/24/business/maritime-business/a-resi...

Maersk turns away from Cosco crewing arm

Maersk turns away from Cosco crewing arm
23 Feb 2021 https://lloydslist.maritimeintelligence.informa.com/LL1135887/Maersk-tur...

Lloyd’s List understands that more than 200 seafarers are involved in the Danish conglomerate’s move to replace Mases-Coscoman with Singhai Marine as its manning agency in China. They will choose whether to leave or stay with the Chinese employer

Nautilus Federation unions call for global seafarer vaccination programme

Nautilus Federation unions call for global seafarer vaccination programme
Baibhav Mishra - February 24, 2021 https://seanews.co.uk/news/nautilus-federation-unions-call-for-global-se...

Empathy at work: Ex-seafarer pays forward

Empathy at work: Ex-seafarer pays forward
Yashika F. Torib February 24, 2021 https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/02/24/business/maritime-business/empath...

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