Maritime Labor Convention

Seafarers Happiness Index shows that seafarers aren't so happy

Why seafarers aren’t so happy

The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report shows what its publisher, the Mission to Seafarers, characterizes as “a notable decline in overall happiness.” Of major concern, a shortage of available drinking water emerges

Philip Schifflin on MLC 2006

Op-Ed: A closer look at MLC 2006

By Philip Schifflin, Jr., Esq., Director, Center for Mariner Advocacy, The Seamen’s Church Institute NOTE: While the amendments outlined in this op-ed have not yet entered into force. The period for member states

  • News

Underpaid crew, faked books, banned from Australia

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 — The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the 81,920 dwt, 2014-built Panama flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation for 12 months after the vessel was discovered keeping two