Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Shattered Seafarers Threaten A Global Logistics Shutdown
By Jonathan Saul and Roslan Khasawneh (Reuters) – “I’ve seen grown men cry,” says Captain Tejinder Singh, who hasn’t set foot on dry land in more than seven months and...
Monday, July 19, 2021
Shipping Podcast Hosts A Controversial Interview With Captain John Konrad, Founder & CEO Of gCaptain
For over half a decade Lena Gothberg’s Shipping Podcast has been the most downloaded and influential podcast in the maritime industry. Produced in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Shipping Podcast has interviewed...
Thursday, July 8, 2021
‘I Am Ashamed,’ Says Former Maritime CEO Frank Coles
“I am ashamed to be an executive in the maritime industry!” said Frank Coles in a recent LinkedIn post. This statement was in regard to his recent petition asking Joe...
Monday, June 28, 2021
Coles Launches Seafarer “Green Channel Travel” Petition
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Frank Coles is turning into a one-man force to be reckoned with. Articles are written by the ex-group CEO at Wallem, and CEO Transas, and President...
Monday, June 21, 2021
Monday, June 7, 2021
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Drewry Sees Ship Officer Shortfall Hitting Decade-High by 2026
Shipping consultancy Drewry says the shipping industry should brace for a shortage of officers to crew the world’s commercial fleet in the coming years, with important implications for both hiring...
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Negotiations Over Seafarers’ Minimum Wage Increase Break Down
Negotiations over the global minimum wage for seafarers have broken down after seafarers’ unions and shipowners failed to agree on a figure following two days of discussions at the International...
Friday, January 15, 2021
Frank Coles Resigns as Wallem Group CEO to Focus on Seafarers’ Rights
Hong Kong-based maritime tech company Wallem Group has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Frank Coles so he can focus his efforts on seafarers’ rights and welfare amid the ongoing...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Governments Back Urgent Action to Facilitate Seafarer Crew Changes
A group of governments from twelve countries have come together to pledge urgent action to resolve the crew change crisis that has emerged as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. In...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Is English the True International Language of the Sea?
In 1988 the IMO made “Seaspeak” the international language of the sea. English is the principle language base of Seaspeak because it was the most common language spoken at sea...
Monday, November 26, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
First Ever Manila Statement Issued on Fair Treatment of Seafarers
A meeting was held on 13 November in Manila, between senior government representatives from Asia’s leading maritime nations regarding the treatment of seafarers. Also present at the meeting was a...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Study: More Than a Quarter of Seafarers Polled Reported Signs of Depression
More than a quarter of seafarers reported showing symptoms of of depression, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented this month during a Wellness at Sea conference this...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Monday, April 13, 2015
Majority of Seafarers ‘Content’ With Life at Sea, Survey Shows
The majority of seafarers are content with life at sea, according to preliminary findings of a new survey conducted by the shipping association BIMCO together with the International Chamber of...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Marlow Navigation: No Paycheck for Crimean Seafarers
Marlow Navigation, the Cyprus-based crew management firm says “there is presently no possibility to arrange any transfer of funds to seafarers and / or beneficiaries with addresses in Crimea,” according...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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