Life & Love

FISHING AND THE HUMAN ELEMENT

A recent Nautical Institute Seaways article, in co-ordination with the New Zealand-based FISH Safety Foundation, looked in detail at the growing need to openly discuss safety in the global fishing industry, including the protection of basic human rights: The positive contribution of fishing to the world economy, and the vital …

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STOWAWAYS – THE PROBLEM PORTS

West of England P&I Club reports that it has 60 cases involving 220 stowaways in the past 12 months, costing over $1.6 million to resolve. African ports continue to be the major problem areas for stowaways, with Lagos, Nigeria being the most prolific African ports. In recent years the Club …

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