With limited time in hand and plenty of things to do, seafarers need to make the best of their shore leave time. Find out how to plan and have a great shore-leave.
Shore leave is a right of every seafarer. Every sea going personnel should know about the laws governing shore leaves. Moreover, recently, because of several issues the concept has been jeopardized. Know everything about seafarers’ shore leaves in the article inside.
There are several maritime issues that needs attention in the year 2014. Here are the top five problems for which seafarers want solutions at the earliest.
The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with governments’ international treaty obligations, by proposing a new pragmatic approach to visa requirements.