MARTHA: A New HORIZON For Maritime Safety

With increasing concerns over human safety, environmental damage and commercial loss, researchers at Southampton Solent University have been awarded $1.5 million by the TK Foundation in Nassau, Bahamas, to lead an additional international research project into seafarer fatigue.

Read more...

IMO Secretary-General welcomes entry into force of Maritime Labour Convention

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu today (20 August) welcomed the entry into force of the 
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006), adopted by the International Labour Organization (ILO), a sister UN agency to IMO.

Read more...

Avoiding “Death Traps on Ships” – Understanding Dangers of Mooring Operation

A cargo vessel’s main earning potential is not tested from the amount of time it travels at the sea but from the efficiency of its operation at ports where the cargo is handled.

Read more...

Maritime Labour Convention 2006: What it is, what it does, how it works

With the Maritime Labour Convention due to come into force on 20 August, the ILO has compiled a guide to this historic 'seafarers' bill of rights.'

Read more...