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  • International Day of the Seafarer 2021 #FairFuture4Seafarers

    21.06.2021 Read more

  • Beware of fake ads for cruise jobs- it's a scam!

    20.05.2021 Read more

  • Unions repeat call for seafarer vaccine as India shuts down

    06.05.2021 Read more

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International Day of the Seafarer 2021 #FairFuture4Seafarers

international day of the seafarer. facebook live discussion. #FairFuture4Seafarers 25th June.

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Beware of fake ads for cruise jobs- it's a scam!

There are many fake adverts being published on social media at the moment. Don't click on them.

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Unions repeat call for seafarer vaccine as India shuts down

Unions join the IMO and ILO in their call for seafarers to be given priority for the COVID vaccine after RCCL suspends Indian crew and the country shuts down.

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UN says: seafarers need priority COVID-19 vaccination

UN organisations issue joint call for seafarers to be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination

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Bali seafarers to get vaccination against COVID

5,000 seafarers will now get the COVID vaccine after work by ITF trade unions there. The UN and IMO supports the move as it recognises seafarers as key workers.

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Some light in the darkness

Good news from 2020. How the NSU worked through the crisis

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Singapore vaccinates 10,000 seafarers as keyworkers

We are pleased to note that the Singapore government has started with its plan to vaccinate 10,000 seafarers by the end of January. This is after Singapore became one of the first countries to recognise seafarers as keyworkers.

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ILO rules that governments have failed seafarers

The ILO has ruled that governments have failed seafarers by not getting them safely home, repatriated or able to execute crew change, leaving many seafarers stranded at home or at sea

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Beware of fake job adverts- it could be a scam

There are lots of fake job adverts being targeted at cruise ship workers. These are scams designed to get money and personal details. Please do not answer them or give them money or details.

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