Salmeen aims to cater to the needs of seafarers, one of the most essential pillars of the maritime industry. The initiative contributes toward enhancing the quality of life for these seafarers and mitigating the challenges they encounter due to the ongoing pandemic and travel restrictions.
As at the end of May 2022, 247 vessels remain abandoned at multiple locations around the world – along with 3,623 seafarers cast adrift, unable to return home – with some of their cases open for more than a decade.
The authorities of Denmark on Tuesday reportedly charged a 30-year-old Scotline officer with negligent manslaughter over a massive cargo vessel collision in 2021, with the “aggravating” factor that the suspect had been drunk while on watch.
Madeleine Wolczko, the primary navigator and second officer of the 277-meter long cargo ship named President Wilson, has been cataloging the lives of crew members as they have been trapped for over months in Shanghai.
The Mission to Seafarers provides help and support to the 1.5 million men and women who face danger every day to keep our global economy afloat. The Mission works in over 200 ports in 50 countries caring for seafarers of all ranks, nationalities and beliefs.
Four missing seafarers were found alive in the Bali Sea. They were discovered clinging to iceboxes and floating for four days in the sea.
Seafair’s crew management platform, a cloud-based, user-friendly software product that aims to radically transform the experience of stakeholders involved in maritime crewing was officially launched.
Newly introduced crew connectivity requirement adds support to calls for improved seafarer welfare – and emphasises value of Fleet Hotspot to crew and ship owners
Veteran shipping and logistics journalist and podcaster Mike King is hoping to raise $15,000 for an international seafarers’ welfare charity by hiking 200 miles ‘Sea-to-Sea’ in June.