Tag: seafarers

    UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure intensifies efforts to protect marine environment and seafarer rights

    The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure is intensifying its efforts to ensure the safety and security of the maritime sector and protect the rights of seafarers on board ships in the UAE waters and ports, WAM states. This is in line with Cabinet Resolution No. 71 of 2021 concerning marine wrecks and violating ships […]

    “The cancer of the shipping industry”: abandoned seafarers and ships stuck at sea for two years

    As many as 200,000 seafarers have been left stranded at sea during the pandemic as shipping companies turn a blind eye, Al Jazeera reports. Akash Kumar was excited when he boarded his first ship as a seafarer, a bulk carrier called the Ula. “That time, it was a good feeling … a dream come true. […]