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  • Check out the photos from our Croatia seminar

    28.10.2021 Read more

  • Lloyds Maritime Academy diploma in crew management starts Feb 2022

    26.10.2021 Read more

  • ITF launches anti-scam web tool for seafarers

    02.08.2021 Read more

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Check out the photos from our Croatia seminar

NSU Cruise Seminars start again - first one since 2019, in Croatia- see our photos from the seminar

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Lloyds Maritime Academy diploma in crew management starts Feb 2022

Lloyds Maritime Academy diploma in crew management starts Feb 2022

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ITF launches anti-scam web tool for seafarers

ITF launches anti-scam guide for seafarers. It will help seafarers identify legitimate manning agents and help to stop scam job adverts

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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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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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