SMART4SEA Conference & Awards
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2018
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New agreement to improve seafarers’ working conditions

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The new rules oblige shipowners to provide financial security to protect seafarers from abandonment in an overseas port. Additionally, the new agreement ensures the payment of contractual compensation in the event of the death or long-term disability of a seafarer resulting from an occupational injury, illness or hazard.

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ITF: New era to begin for fishers

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The ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (ILO188) can have the potential to create a new era for millions of fishers worldwide, ITF says. The new regulation aims to provide improved occupational safety and health and medical care at sea, and that sick or injured fishers receive care ashore

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New surveys to focus on seafarer training practices

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The World Maritime University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media, on 29 June, establishing a partnership to conduct recurring global surveys on seafarer training practices. These surveys would help to provide insights for the continued development of the STCW Convention.

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Thank you seafarers

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Can you imagine life without your laptop or phone? The video, produced by MPA Singapore, is a grateful address towards seafarers, men and women, who work tirelessly on board ships, in order to transport all necessities to each one of us. On 25th June 2017, the Day of Seafarers, MPA calls everyone to thank seafarers for their efforts.

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IMO’s virtual map showcase best practices for seafarer support

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On the occasion of the Day of the Seafarer this year on June 25th, IMO has launched an online map dedicated to seafarers to celebrate their ‘unique contribution’. This year the theme is ‘Seafarers Matter’. IMO ‘encourages all industry parties concerned to duly and appropriately promote the Day of the Seafarer and take action to celebrate it meaningfully’.

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