Identifying emerging threats to maritime security is key in developing the right tools to ensure sound maritime security governance. To
Kenya has shown its support for the safety of fishing vessels and their crews by depositing its instrument of ratification to the 2012 Cape Town Agreement and the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F) on 17 March, 2022.
As many as 10 seafarers of a cargo ship have been living in hell for the last 18 months as the unscrupulous shipowners left them stranded in Kenya without any pay and food
In an effort to support countries in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic and aid the repatriation of stranded seafarers around the world, the IMO has now welcomed Kenya to join the 13 countries that pledged to open up borders for the return of seafarers.