SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Seafarers

Tackling obesity in seafarers

obesity

The UK P&I Club's Crew Health team recently analysed data from 900+ crew medical examinations, where multiple illnesses were highlighted. Over 200 crewmembers failed their pre-sea medical examination, due to a combination of serious illnesses in addition to obesity.

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Industry calls for action to prevent decline in UK shipping

wage

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

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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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