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News | 27 Nov 2019

Mental stress levels at sea dangerously high, study finds

A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among...

News | 28 Oct 2019

North Sea oil platform evacuated

Staff on a North Sea oil platform have been evacuated following safety concerns. The 115 staff on the Thistle platform were picked up by British and Norwegian...

News | 12 Apr 2019

Reduction in maritime crime but hotspots remain

The latest quarterly figures from the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau (IMB) show a fall in incidents of piracy and armed robbery...

News | 08 Mar 2019

Russian oil tanker pays fines for safety breaches

The master of a Russian oil tanker has paid a fine of GBP25,762 for breaches of safety regulations in the UK, to avoid seizure of the vessel. The Maritime &...

News | 18 Jan 2019

Piracy and armed robbery at sea on the rise

Incidents of piracy and armed robbery increased in 2018, according to the latest annual piracy report from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International...

News | 07 Dec 2018

ITF warns that fatigue could cause accidents in the Panama Canal

A new independent report commissioned by the ITF warns of the consequences for safety in the Panama Canal resulting from poor working practices that lead to fatigue...

News | 16 Nov 2018

Seafarer killed doing a docker’s job

A Filipino seafarer has died in Dublin, Ireland while carrying out work that should have been done by dockworkers. Dennis Gomez Regana was doing lashing work on...