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News | 23 Aug 2019

Rescued migrants suffer as standoff over rescue boat continues

There are concerns about the medical and psychological condition of people rescued from the Mediterranean Sea and stranded onboard a rescue boat that has been...

News | 16 Aug 2019

Court allows migrant rescue ship into Italian waters

An Italian court has suspended a government ban preventing a charity migrant rescue ship with over 140 passengers from entering the country. The Spanish-flagged...

News | 12 Aug 2019 Press Release

IBF Agrees a Temporary Extended Risk Zone in the Strait of Hormuz

Following the incidents in the Gulf of Oman, and specifically the Strait of Hormuz, over the past 12 weeks, the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) this morning...

News | 09 Aug 2019

Seafarers working on cruise ships and ferries are the unhappiest

A report from the Mission to Seafarers reveals that seafarers working on cruise ships and ferries are among the unhappiest in the shipping industry. Its latest...

News | 09 Aug 2019

Italy and Malta refuse landing to 121 rescued migrants

In the latest standoff between European governments and search-and-rescue operators in the Mediterranean Sea, Italy and Malta have both refused to accept a Spanish...

News | 09 Aug 2019

Seafarers working on cruise ships and ferries are the unhappiest

A report from the Mission to Seafarers reveals that seafarers working on cruise ships and ferries are among the unhappiest in the shipping industry. Its latest...

News | 06 Aug 2019

Blumenthal ship detained for nine days in Belgium port finally released

“The proper maintenance of ships’ equipment is just as important as the proper treatment of seafarers - a failure in either system can lead to serious...

News | 02 Aug 2019

Armed robberies in Indonesia and elsewhere

The latest reports of maritime crime to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) worldwide 24-hour Piracy Reporting centre (PRC) indicate a spike of incidents in...