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Wednesday, July 5, 2023
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Report Reveals Extent of Illegal Recruitment Fees Charged to Seafarers

A new report by Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and The Mission to Seafarers has revealed the extent of illegal recruitment fees being charged to

July 5, 2023
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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
ITF Secures Over $1 Million for Abandoned Seafarers in Singapore and Australia
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ITF Secures Over $1 Million for Abandoned Seafarers in Singapore and Australia

The ITF says the two cases show the differences in how port states handle crew abandonment Thirteen Filipino seafarers have returned home after being stranded

April 18, 2023
Total Views: 3679

Friday, March 24, 2023
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New Law Bolsters Pay Protections for Seafarers in UK Waters

In a major victory for thousands of seafarers who regularly traverse UK waters, the UK government has passed the Seafarers’ Wages Act, significantly

March 24, 2023
Total Views: 1881

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Seafarers Seize Cargo Ship Over Unpaid Wages
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Seafarers Seize Cargo Ship Over Unpaid Wages

Four seafarers have seized a cargo ship in Senegal amid a dispute with the shipowner over unpaid wages. The seafarers are being backed by the International

February 7, 2023
Total Views: 14666

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Crew ‘Feared for Their Safety’ During Transpacific Voyage on ‘Unseaworthy’ Containership
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Crew ‘Feared for Their Safety’ During Transpacific Voyage on ‘Unseaworthy’ Containership

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Crew onboard the Zim Iberia have written to their crewing agents asking for redeployment after they

December 13, 2022
Total Views: 26451

Monday, July 25, 2022
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Australia Bans Tanker for Underpaying Crew, Insufficient Food and Water

A Liberian-flagged tanker has been banned from Australian ports for six months for underpaying crew wages and insufficient food and water. The Australian

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 8733

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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ILO Adopts New Minimum Wage for Seafarers

A subcommittiee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has agreed to raise the minimum wage for seafarers to up to $673 per month following the

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 9541

Monday, May 16, 2022
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New Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention Draw on Pandemic Lessons

Stakeholders in the global shipping industry have adopted new amendments to Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) aimed at improving the living and working

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 2958

Friday, September 18, 2020
Australia Bans Fourth Ship for Underpaying Crew Wages
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Australia Bans Fourth Ship for Underpaying Crew Wages

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) banned yet another vessel for deliberately underpaying crew wages, which in this case the operator attempted to

September 18, 2020
Total Views: 95

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Labor Abuse Allegations Tie Up Ships in Australia Ports
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Labor Abuse Allegations Tie Up Ships in Australia Ports

By Aaron Clark, Annie Lee and Jinshan Hong (Bloomberg) — Australian authorities detained at least two cargo ships for alleged labor violations related to

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 53

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Australia Bans Another Ship Over Wages Owed to Crew
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Australia Bans Another Ship Over Wages Owed to Crew

For the second time in less than a week, Australian maritime officials have banned a foreign-flagged bulk carrier from its ports over underpaid wages to crew.

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 89

Monday, July 27, 2020
Australia Bans Bulk Carrier Over Underpayments to Crew
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Australia Bans Bulk Carrier Over Underpayments to Crew

Officials in Australia have banned a Liberian-flagged ship from visiting Australian ports for six months after discovering that the ship’s crew had been

July 27, 2020
Total Views: 81

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
German-Owned Bulk Carrier Detained in Australia Over MLC Breaches
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German-Owned Bulk Carrier Detained in Australia Over MLC Breaches

Australian authorities have detained the Liberian-registered bulk carrier Anna-Elisabeth has been detained after its crew complained of insufficient food,

March 27, 2019
Total Views: 224

Monday, November 26, 2018
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ILO Adopts New Minimum Monthly Wage for Seafarers

A Subcommittee of the Joint Maritime Commission (JMC) of the International Labour Union has agreed on a Resolution raising the minimum monthly wage for

November 26, 2018
Total Views: 294

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Australia Bans Bulk Carrier for One Year for Underpaying Crew

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for 12 months after it was discovered that

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 97

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
MSC Kia Ora banned from australia
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Australia Bans Cargo Ship Over Maritime Labour Convention Violations

Australia has banned the Liberian-flagged containership MSC Kia Ora from its ports for three months due violations of international crew welfare laws after the

March 27, 2018
Total Views: 60

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Bulk Carrier Banned from Australia After Caught Underpaying Crew

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panama-flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation from entering Australian ports for one year after the

September 14, 2017
Total Views: 57

Friday, July 28, 2017
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European Commission Adopts New Measures to Improve Searfarers’ Working Conditions

The European Commission has agreed to the adoption of a proposal by its maritime social partners to improve the working conditions of seafarers on board of

July 28, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
MT Sea Emperor Crew Unpaid, Without Warm Clothing Off UK
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MT Sea Emperor Crew Unpaid, Without Warm Clothing Off UK

Seafarers on board a ship held at Fawley Port in the UK were found to be without warm clothing for days and their wages unpaid for three months, according

February 7, 2017
Total Views: 60

Thursday, January 19, 2017
IMO: New Rules to Protect Financial Security of Seafarers
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IMO: New Rules to Protect Financial Security of Seafarers

New amendments entering into force this week under the IMO’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) seeking to protect the financial security of

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 32
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