IR Diaries

The continuing negative impact of Covid-19 on seafarers’ rights
The continuing negative impact of Covid-19 on seafarers’ rights
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Seafarers win rights to mandatory internet access in MLC updates
Seafarers win rights to mandatory internet access in MLC updates

Seafarers’ groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews –including internet access – in updates to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), but are disappointed that shipowners and governments may seek to charge for it.

Raising employability and skills in transport sector
Raising employability and skills in transport sector
STC to review proposed amendments to Codes of MLC
STC to review proposed amendments to Codes of MLC
Transport workers to use Yellow Card as proof of vaccination
Transport workers to use Yellow Card as proof of vaccination
Seafarers not to be blamed for supply chain congestion
Seafarers not to be blamed for supply chain congestion
Shipping unions launch quarantine scheme to fight crew crunch
Shipping unions launch quarantine scheme to fight crew crunch
Knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chain at greater risk: Transport bodies
Knee-jerk reaction to Omicron variant puts supply chain at greater risk: Transport bodies
Overall Happiness up, Shore Leave experience drop: Q3 Seafarers Happiness Index
Overall Happiness up, Shore Leave experience drop: Q3 Seafarers Happiness Index
Singapore launches Seavax for foreign sea crew
Singapore launches Seavax for foreign sea crew
ITF web tool helps seafarers avoid shady agents
ITF web tool helps seafarers avoid shady agents
Seafarers’ wages and compensations to raise starting 2022
Seafarers’ wages and compensations to raise starting 2022