Nautilus gives fuel for thought throughout Seafarers Awareness Week

Maritime trade union Nautilus International is this month highlighting just how reliant we are on our seafarers, who we depend on for an estimated 95% of everything that is imported to the UK, including the oil for our petrol and diesel. The Union, representing 22,000 maritime professional members, is promoting Seafarers Awareness Week (23rd-30th June) […]

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme. The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting, to thousands more seafarers for just $3(US) per user. Sandra Welch, Deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, […]

Liberia backs Australia’s push for IMO reform

The Liberian Registry has confirmed its support for an initiative by Australia calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reconsider transparency and the role of industry bodies in the organisation. Liberia is the largest flag state to support the push by Australia, which will lead to a submission to the IMO Council meeting in […]