The First Regional Meeting of Asia’s leading seafaring nations took place in Manila in November, and highlighted the plight many seafarers face in the event of a maritime accident. Senior figures from seafaring nations around the region pledged to lead the drive towards proper and effective implementation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International[Read More…]Read More
SRI has close links with specialist lawyers around the world. Experts in their fields, they are at the cutting edge of the law and how it effects seafarers. These lawyers have signed up to the SRI Charter which protects the interests of the seafarer and guarantees he or she will be treated fairly, respectfully and without discrimination.Read More
SRI has published a new report that explores the nature and extent of cabotage laws around the world. Cabotage Laws of the World, has identified for the first time ninety-one member states of the United Nations that have cabotage laws restricting foreign activity in their domestic coastal trades.Read More
The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published by The Mission to Seafarers, has revealed that seafarers working on board cruise ships and ferries rank among the unhappiest in the industry. The report, which is produced in association with leading mutual[Read More…]Read More
UPDATE: Global Maritime Employers and Unions Designate the Strait of Hormuz as a Temporary Extended Risk Zone.
Global maritime employers and unions have designated the Strait of Hormuz as a Temporary Extended Risk Zone. This means that[Read More…]Read More
Following the escalation of diplomatic tensions between Western countries and Iran, involving aggressive action against merchant shipping and Iran’s seizure[Read More…]Read More
Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital[Read More…]Read More