Russian attacks on merchant shipping continue. According to Ukrainian sources, Russian forces last night shelled the icebreaker Kapitan Belousov (IMO 5181598) in the port of Mariupol, killing one person and injuring another.
New variants of COVID-19 have brought stricter border control and travel restrictions that threaten to sharply increase the number of seafarers affected by the crew change crisis. The International Chamber of Shipping
The heads of the maritime, labor and aviation organizations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation so that sea and air
FEBRUARY 4, 2013 — The Steamship Mutual P&I Club is reporting seemingly contradictory approaches by Brazilian immigration authorities in imposing fines relating to seafarer’s identity documents that do not comply with ILO
NOVEMBER 27, 2012 — “Safety and environmental protection is our greatest priority and OCIMF members see fatigue as a significant contributory factor to many incidents that occur within the shipping industry,” says