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ITF launches anti-scam web tool for seafarers (Published August 2021)

Designed to identify legitimate manning agents

Description of items for sale in Seafarers’ House and our contact information. (Published July 2021)

A brief description of the items we have for sale in our center, separated into categories. We also provide our center’s contact information in case a seafarer wishes to contact us for any inquiry.

Upcoming Events at Seafarers' House San Juan, Inc. (Published July 2021)

As a service center for seafarers, we are interested in their well-being and that they are informed of what is happening in their home away from home. Although we are not currently receiving seafarers due to the pandemic, we think of them and remotely hold activities in celebration of their services. With the help of our social accounts, we can share and partake in these activities with them as well.

International Day of the Seafarer 2021 #FairFuture4Seafarers (Published June 2021)

Life after COVID

International Day of the Seafarer 2021 #FairFuture4Seafarers (Published June 2021)

Join us for a live discussion on 25th June

Current State of San Juan, Puerto Rico During the Pandemic (Published June 2021)

by: Jorge Marín. The current state of affairs in San Juan during the COVID-19 Pandemic and how the city has been affected by it. Also, how San Juan has adapted, given the consequences of the pandemic, by implementing new safety protocols and rules to bring down the infection curve. And finally, how San Juan coordinating the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine in the city.

Cruise jobs (Published May 2021)

Here are the recruitment pages for cruise companies covered by our CBAs.

Beware of fake ads for cruise jobs- it's a scam! (Published May 2021)

Don't give your details to anyone unless it is the official company

Unions repeat call for seafarer vaccine as India shuts down (Published May 2021)

Without vaccinating crew there could be a shortage of seafarers

How We Are Facing the COVID-19 Pandemic in Both Our Personal and Work Environments (Published April 2021)

When I was little, I listened to my parents talk frequently about historical events that have affected their lives. We studied in school many of those historical events. There were times when we even thought that it would be interesting to experience one of those events, until it was our turn…

UN says: seafarers need priority COVID-19 vaccination (Published April 2021)

The heads of five UN organisations have called for maritime workers to be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination

Seafarers’ House in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Published March 2021)

We were established in 2003 with support from the ITF. The centre aims to provide a space where seafarers can feel at home.

Seafarers' House: Packages Management (Published March 2021)

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed everything we do in our daily routine, including our procedures. However, regardless of distance, we here at SHSJ are committed to serving seafarers, even though we are in the midst of a global pandemic.

Seafarers' House: Protocols Summary for COVID-19 (Published March 2021)

by: Jorge Marin These protocols were created to prevent COVID-19 spreed among employees and visitors (visitors are: seafarers, community and tourists)

Bali seafarers to get vaccination against COVID (Published March 2021)

Seafarers in Bali are to be vaccinated against COVID after pressure from ITF unions

Seafarers' House COVID-19: Preparedness (Published February 2021)

Seafarers House is preparing the facilities to prevent COVID-19 and receive visitors as soon as the cruise industry return again.

Some light in the darkness (Published February 2021)

How the NSU has worked through the crisis

Singapore vaccinates 10,000 seafarers as keyworkers (Published February 2021)

One of the first countries to implement keyworker status for seafarers

ILO rules that governments have failed seafarers (Published January 2021)

Governments ignored MLC obligations and failed seafarers, the ILO has ruled

Beware of fake job adverts- it could be a scam (Published January 2021)

There are lots of fake job adverts being targeted at cruise ship workers at the moment. Please double-check.

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