Human Rights at Sea launches First Global ‘Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme’

Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme

London. 30 January 2015. A new and vital public international resource where details can be submitted and recorded concerning missing seafarers and fishermen globally has now gone live. The first phase of the ‘Missing Seafarers Register’ as part of the ‘Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme’ has been launched by Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), an independent maritime […]

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DOLE – Recruiters and Ship Owners to Work Closely in Maritime Disasters

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MANILA – Seafarers’ unions, ship owners, and licensed manning agencies have committed to coordinate more closely in times of maritime accidents, both in national and international waters, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz said Friday. Baldoz said this was agreed upon during a meeting of the Overseas Seafarers Committee of the Maritime Industry Tripartite Council. Right after […]

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Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme – Introductory Video & Briefing

Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme

Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce the release of a short introductory video produced to explain the background behind the forthcoming ‘Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme’ as the flagship HRAS programme for missing seafarers and fishermen globally. Introduction The ‘Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme’ is the flagship programme brought to the international and maritime communities by the Human […]

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MARINA to Encourage More Women Sailors

MANILA, Philippines—With its “She to Sea” program, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is urging Filipino women to pursue careers in the male-dominated shipping sector. Of the 810,481 seaman’s books issued during the past four years by the Department of Transportation and Communications-attached agency, a total of 47,038 were released to women, according to Marina deputy […]

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Public Welfare Institutes Awarded

HYDRA PORT CAPTAINS' CLUB PUBLIC WELFARE AWARDS

On November 6th, 2014 Hydra Port Captains’ Club awarded Greek Public Welfare Institutes for their contribution to the public. The awarded institutes are: “LOVE LINE” which is a Non-Profit Organization helping 35 other Public Welfare Institutes to continue their work. The award was received by the Organization’s President Mrs. Marie Kyriakou. “HELMEPA” is an Organization […]

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Pirate Attack Yields Extra Pay for Filipinos

Filipino workers onboard ships that pass through pirate-infested territories will get added hazard pay, according to the Department of Labor and Employment. Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, chairwoman of the Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), said said guidelines have been set on the limits of high-risk areas and benefits that apply to the […]

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