New app from SRI provides a lifeline for Seafarers

Seafarers facing legal problems can now obtain immediate information concerning their rights, wherever they are in the world, with a new app formally launched today by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) after three months of user testing. Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of SRI said: “Seafarers need tangible support 24/7. There are many good companies and maritime…

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Masters Exposed

TradeWinds Nov 25, 2014 Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ships could be forced to rescue more and more migrants in the Mediterranean due to European budget cuts. The independent centre for crew rights has raised concerns about the implications for masters of the new Triton operation that it claims will have less…

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IMO Legal Committee, 99th session

SAFETY4SEA, 23 April 2012. IMO Legal Committe, 99th session. SRI made an intervention at the 99th session IMO Legal Committee on the subject of fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime accident. SRI informed the Committee of a survey it had conducted over a 12 month period ending in February 2012 concerning the experiences…

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IMO Tackles Serious Crimes on Ships

THE 100th session of the International Maritime Organization legal committee has approved new guidelines on collecting evidence following allegations of a serious crime on board a ship. The guidelines cover what to do following a report of a missing person from a ship, as well as pastoral and medical care for victims of crime. The…

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