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Your guide to AMOSUP benefits

Your guide to AMOSUP benefits, wherever you work, NCL, RCCL, Seabourn, SeaDream, Viking, Fred Olsen, The World, Seafarers' Rights

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Don't waste money- get free help from the union

Don't waste money, get free help from the union. Why getting help from the union is better than paying for a private lawyer.

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Sexual harassment focus of third NSU women’s conference

Sexual harassment focus of third Norwegian Seafarers Union Women's Conference 2023

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Death in service benefit

This is a short guide to remind seafarers and crew that filling in the correct details for the death in service benefit is extremely important to protect your family.

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Check out the photos from our 2022 seminars

NSU Cruise Seminars started again in 2022

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Goodbye 2022! Hello 2023!

Goodbye 2022! Hello 2023! From the Norwegian Seafarers Union. We share our highlights from last year and what to expect next year.

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Find out when we are visiting your ship

Find out when we are visiting your ship. The Norwegian Seafarers Union will be visiting cruise ships until the end of the year.

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Report bad agencies and hiring partners

Report fake job adverts, bad agencies and hiring partners using the ITF app

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Get the latest news from the Norwegian Seafarers Union

We have released our latest newsletter to coincide with IMO Day of the Seafarer on 25th June.

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Everything you wanted to know about the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)

A guide to Everything you wanted to know about the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

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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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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


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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Eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work

ILO has established new global standards aimed at ending violence and harassment in the world of work

IMO and UNWTO support safe re-start of cruise industry

IMO and UNWTO support re-start of cruise industry due to its importance to the world economy.


There is a scam letter circulating to RCCL crew. Someone is trying to take your money. Please delete this letter.


Ship visits and seminars cancelled for 2020

All NSU ship visits and seminars for 2020 have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Watch and share this short film about what we do and who we are

Film about the Norwegian Seafarers Union

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