Monthly Archives: September 2019

CHOOSE YOUR HUSBAND, CHOOSE YOUR BOSS

25 SEPT 2019 Choose your husband, and if possible, choose your boss. That’s the advice that Katarina Norén, Director General of the Swedish Maritime Administration, gave at the World Maritime University (WMU) Third International Women’s Conference on Empowering Women in the Maritime Community in April this year.  The conference report …

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IRAN: DETAINED TANKER STENA IMPERO IS “FREE TO LEAVE”

25 SEPT 2019 The UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero is now free to depart the anchorage at Bandar Abbas, Iranian officials said on Monday. The Impero has been in Iranian custody since July 19, when Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members boarded her and ordered her crew to change course. “The British flagged tanker ‘Stena …

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ITF CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF CAPTAIN GENNADIY GAVRYLOY

21 SEPT 2019 Hundreds of trade unionists from maritime unions affiliated with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have expressed their support and solidarity with Captain Gennadiy Gavrylov and called on the Sri Lankan government to expedite his safe return home. Gavrylov, a Ukrainian seafarer, has been prevented from leaving …

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VESSEL PILOTAGE OPERATIONS, MANAGING A PERILOUS TASK

20 SEPT 2019 By Capt. Manjur Khan (LinkedIn): Master Mariner (Aus), serving as Marine Pilot-Loading Master for LNG Terminals (Gorgon Wheatstone). Previously served Offshore Support Vessels operation management, Commonwealth of Australia (AMSA) & State (NSW) Maritime Regulatory Administrations; Liner Shipping operations as Port Captain, and as seagoing officer/master on various …

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