IR Diaries

Guangzhou Federation of Trade Unions and Guangzhou Port Group Visits SOS
Guangzhou Federation of Trade Unions and Guangzhou Port Group Visits SOS

Six delegates from the Guangzhou Federation of Trade Unions and the Guangzhou Port Group called on SOS at the Seacare Building for a visit to build relationship and explore collaboration.

SOS Attends The 36th ASSM and 28th NASCO Meeting
SOS Attends The 36th ASSM and 28th NASCO Meeting

SOS General Secretary Daniel Tan and Executive Secretary Chen Chuanyi participated in the 36th Asian Seafarers Summit Meeting (ASSM) and 28th Norwegian/Asian Seafarers Committee (NASCO) Meeting, which were held in Hanoi, Vietnam from 25 to 26 October 2019.

US$354,000 Unpaid Wages Recovered with SOS and SMOU’s Help
US$354,000 Unpaid Wages Recovered with SOS and SMOU’s Help

Wages totalling US$354,000 was recovered from Athens-based Athenian Ship Management Inc. after 12 months since its vessel was arrested in Singapore.

A Meaningful Exchange between Hong Kong’s MNOG and SOS
A Meaningful Exchange between Hong Kong’s MNOG and SOS

In the spirit of camaraderie, 23-member delegation of Merchant Navy Officers’ Guild – Hong Kong (MNOG-HK), led by MNOG- HK General Secretary Capt Chung Tung Tong and President Capt Tam Shing Chieh, dropped by Seacare Building on 26 September 2019 to touch base with SOS, when they were in Singapore for their own union retreat.

The Launch of Seacare Sailors’ Home Scheme E-Voucher
The Launch of Seacare Sailors’ Home Scheme E-Voucher

On 1 September 2019, the Seacare Sailors’ Home Scheme (SSS) launched its new E-Voucher system.