SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Seafarers

Industry calls for action to prevent decline in UK shipping

UK

Latest official statistics show a 14% reduction in the number of UK seafarers over the past decade. Nautilus general secretary Mark Dickinson, at the House of Common, indicated how the attempts by successive governments to end the decline in British shipping over the past 30-plus years have only managed to slow the losses rather than reverse them.

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Nautilus supports the International Women’s Day theme

women

Shipping is one of the most heavily male-dominated industries in the world. There is a long way to go before anything like gender parity can be achieved in this sector, but employers are starting to wake up to the need for change, and Nautilus International says is in the vanguard. Thus, the union supports the International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange theme.

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Celebrating Women in Shipping

women

No matter their achievements in the maritime sector, women make up only an estimated 2% of the world’s maritime workforce and that’s mainly the aftereffect of a potential discrimination or harassment that they face when getting into seafaring work. IMO together with other maritime organizations have contributed to empower women in the shipping. But, why shipping needs more women and why are they refraining from entering the industry?

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Seafarers’ conference calls for fair shipping

eu

On March 1, the Seafarers Matter Conference took place in Brussels, where it was noted that too much emphasis has been put on administrative simplification, decarbonisation, and opening up of third country markets and there is no attention left for the seafarers. The Conference gathered EU decision makers, academics, employers’ and seafarers’ representatives at the heart of the European Shipping Week.

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Nautilus calls for decent regulation to boost MLC minimum standards

Nautilus

Nautilus has stated that a more fairly regulated shipping industry will ensure a more skilled and certain jobs future for European seafarers. Therefore, adequate regulation is needed for the shipping industry, to stamp out the downwards spiral in seafarers’ working lives, provide support for the maritime cluster and ensure the resilience of European shipping.

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Registered Greek Seamen increased in 2016

greek seamen

According to a survey conducted by ELSTAT, the total number of enlisted Greek seamen increased by 2.8%, in 2016 compared with 2015. The number of Greek seamen enlisted on ships under Greek flag increased by 2.5% and on ships under the foreign flag contracted with NAT by 5.8%.

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