The press release issued by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) last 13th of March was understandably jubilant: 17 crew members of the Panama-flagged Sea Honest had all finally returned… Continue reading "Abandoned crews: all’s well that ends well?"
It is silly to suggest that ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, has not advanced seamen’s rights. The constant dribble of news about ship detentions shows that something is being done.… Continue reading "8 bold ways to boost seamen’s rights"
Violations of seamen’s rights under IL0 Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, have not ebbed. Isn’t it time we had a central register of errant shipowners? There are no rogue ships; there… Continue reading "Wanted: Register of rogue shipowners"