SRI launch new film to raise awareness of abandonment of seafarers

In the run up to the International Day of the Seafarer on June 25, 2016, SRI has released a short hard-hitting film designed to raise awareness of the ever present risk of seafarers facing abandonment. Drawing on situations where seafarers were abandoned, the film highlights the inhumane conditions that abandoned seafarers face, and warns seafarers…...
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SRI LAUNCHES GLOBAL STUDY INTO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION

As the third anniversary of the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) approaches, Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) is embarking on a comprehensive study on the effectiveness of the Convention. The study has been commissioned by the International Transport Workers’ Federation. It will be an in-depth and......
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ITF announces MLC implementation and enforcement study

The ITF (International Transport Workers Federation) has commissioned an in depth study into the implementation and enforcement of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), which came into force in August 2013. The study will be carried out by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI). The ITF was a major mover in the development of the MLC, which…...
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SRI RELEASES NEW FILM ON CRIMINALIZATION OF SEAFARERS

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has today released a short, informative film commissioned by the International Transport Workers’ Federation aimed at raising awareness of the risks of seafarers facing criminal charges as a consequence of their professional activities, and the actions they can take to protect themselves from unfair treatment. The “Criminalization of Seafarers” film highlights…...
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SRI and ITF back new book on plight of fishers

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are backing a new book on the plight of fishers that is due for publication on Thursday 30 July....
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SRI and ITF release education videos on Day of the Seafarer

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are marking the Day of the Seafarer by launching a series of short films to help seafarers understand their rights under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC)....
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Hull Cleaning, Waste Capture System Getting Readied

By MarEx 2016-02-08 22:22:20

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Man Overboard: Fishing from Accommodation Ladder

By MarEx 2016-02-08 21:05:45

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By MarEx 2016-02-08 20:54:06

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Jump in Dangerous Goods Issues After Tianjin

By MarEx 2016-02-08 19:53:28

Hapag-Lloyd has stated that it registered considerably more incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year, compared to 2014.

The Watchdog program, developed j...

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Watch: International Fleet Review 2016

By MarEx 2016-02-08 19:14:40

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a message of international cooperation at the 2016 International Fleet Review in India. India hosted the International...

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