Tag: <span>Crew Welfare</span>

Keep ‘boots on deck’ for better inspections and crew morale, says Idwal
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Keep ‘boots on deck’ for better inspections and crew morale, says Idwal

The pandemic has demonstrated the value of remote working but the industry must recognise the importance of physical connection to the ship, says provider of ship inspection services, Idwal. Idwal is calling on the industry to recognise the positive contribution that physical surveys make to vessel quality and crew morale. Idwal believes that over-reliance on...

ITF voices concerns over Wakashio grounding
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ITF voices concerns over Wakashio grounding

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which represents 1.4 million seafarers, has today expressed growing concern at the Wakashio grounding situation and for the welfare of its crew. The Japanese-owned ship beached along the Mauritius coast last week, and has begun to break apart, with oil now risking the pristine maritime environment. Chair of the...

Emergency funding campaign to help seafarers impacted by COVID-19
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Emergency funding campaign to help seafarers impacted by COVID-19

A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help raise funds to support developing world seafarers and their families impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis. While much of the shipping industry take their responsibilities to their seafarers very seriously there is still a real challenge facing many seafarers from the poorer regions of the world....