A round-up of key topics discussed at the Future Seafarer ICS Leadership Insights event, including COVID-19, technology, training and regulatory changes.
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New COVID-19 information leaflet provides important vaccine information for seafarers and shipowners.
Leaders discuss the future of seafarers at the latest ICS Leadership Insights series
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has warned that lack of access to vaccinations for seafarers is placing shipping in a ‘legal minefield’, while leaving global supply chains vulnerable.
Shipping is concerned that the numbers of seaferers being impacted by the crew change crisis are on the rise due to travel restrictions imposed by governments in response to new variants.
Shipping has proven resilient through the pandemic but challenges of crew change and vaccine passports continue
Female seafarers share their stories of life at sea of International Women's Day 2021
Brings together data on the performance of flag States against specific criteria, including Port State Control (PSC) records, ratification of international convention and IMO meeting attendance. It is intended to encourage shipowners to maintain a dialogue with their flag administrations, and help facilitate necessary improvements in the interests of safety, the environment and decent working conditions.
The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Committee of Experts has sent a strong message to governments that they have failed in their duty of care towards seafarers under international law during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global shipping industry and welfare organisations have come together to support seafarers though the #SeafarersDeliveringChristmas campaign 2020.