CONNECTIVITY BOOSTS SEAFARERS’ WELLBEING

On the Day of the Seafarer, satellite operator Inmarsat published a report on the value of connectivity for seafarers’ wellbeing. International maritime charity Sailors’ Society, which helps seafarers and their families with welfare and practical support, worked with Inmarsat and with researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London, to examine …

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NGO SHIPBREAKING PLATFORM SLAMS SHIPPING INDUSTRY ‘SCAREMONGERING’ TO UNDERMINE EUROPEAN SHIP RECYCLING REGULATION

The NGO Ship breaking Platform is accusing the shipping industry of using ‘scaremonger’ tactics and ‘fake news’ in order to get South Asian ship breaking yards included on a list of EU-approved ship recycling facilities. According to the NGO Ship breaking Platform, which promotes against the use of South Asia’s ‘beaching’ yards, …

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