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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Joint press release: ITF and SRI chart a course on maritime human rights

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) report progress being made on the urgent issue of the criminalisation of seafarers. This follows the positive reception from the IMO’s (International Maritime Organization) Legal Committee to a paper co-sponsored by the ITF, the International Federation of Shipmasters’ Associations (IFSMA), the Comité Maritime International…...
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SRI concerns about reports of reduced resources for search and rescue in the Mediterranean

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has raised concerns about the implications for masters of the recent reports of the launch of the new EU Frontex operation ‘Triton’ which will apparently have a reduced budget and focus on border control in place of the Italian ‘Mare Nostrum’ that is credited with saving more than 150,000 migrants in…...
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SRI Responds to Sewol Judgement

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), the international centre dedicated to advancing the rights of seafarers, has given an initial response to today’s judgement handed down in relation to the sinking of the South Korean ferry SEWOL in April of this year, with the loss of over 300 lives. In a statement, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of…...
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Hull Cleaning, Waste Capture System Getting Readied

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

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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

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