SRI and ITF release education videos on Day of the Seafarer

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are marking the Day of the Seafarer by launching a series of short films to help seafarers understand their rights under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC). Produced by SRI, the animated films were commissioned by the ITF and funded by the ITF Seafarers’ […]

Abu Dhabi Ports celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer’ with a 1,000-strong gathering

Abu Dhabi Ports, the developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in Abu Dhabi, celebrated the global ‘Day of the Seafarer’ with as many as 1,000 seafarers. The day is observed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on 25th June every year to raise awareness of the vital role played by seafarers. Gifts […]

Day of the Seafarer campaign 2015: Campaign highlights benefits of a career at sea

Today (Thursday) is the IMO’s Day of the Seafarer and at the heart of this year’s campaign is the sharing of seafarer stories. Therefore, IMO invites aspiring and current seafarers, organisations, ship owners, governments, port-authorities and general supporters across the world to share their stories about life at sea and to be ambassadors for their […]

TCBuen receives ISO 28000 certification for the security of its port services

TCBuen, the Container Terminal in Buenaventura (Colombia) owned by Grup TCB, has been awarded ISO 28000 certification for security in the supply chain of its port services, consisting primarily of handling and transporting cargo containers. The ISO 28000 standard ensures the safe delivery of goods in compliance with current legislation and establishing mechanisms to respond […]

PSA International wins Best Global Container Terminal Company award

PSA International (PSA) won the Best Global Container Terminal Company award at the 2015 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) awards held in Hong Kong yesterday (Wednesday). PSA Singapore Terminals was also presented with the “Best Container Terminal – Asia (over 4million TEUs) award at the same ceremony organised by Asia Cargo News. On […]

IRClass forms India Advisory Committee and Offshore Advisory Committee

IRClass – Indian Register of Shipping, a leading classification society and IACS member, has set up a high level ‘India and Offshore Advisory Committee’ with a vision to raise the profile of its services and receive strategic advice for growth in South Asia region. The India Advisory Committee comprises 14 senior members and representatives of […]

Cruise industry contribution to UK grows with new capacity forecast to boost market in 2015

The cruise industry’s multi-billion pound contribution to the British economy continued to grow in 2014, according to a Europe-wide report released today (Thursday) by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). The cruise industry’s direct contribution to the UK economy, including items such as goods and services purchased by the cruise lines, and the salaries of […]