Cook Strait passenger ferry Straitsman is the first New Zealand ship to be certified under the international Maritime Labour Convention

Cook Strait passenger ferry Straitsman is the first New Zealand ship to be certified under the international Maritime Labour Convention

Cook Strait passenger ferry the Straitsman is the first New Zealand ship to be certified under the international Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Maritime New Zealand congratulated Strait Shipping last week for …
Apr 18, 2017 /  Vessels
China Ratifies the Maritime Labor Convention

China Ratifies the Maritime Labor Convention

China has ratified the Maritime Labor Convention, becoming the 68th International Labor Organization member state to do so. As the fourth pillar of the international maritime legal regime, complementing the key …
Nov 25, 2015 /  Curious
Inspections To Focus On Aspects Of Enclosed Spaces And Compliance With MLC

Inspections To Focus On Aspects Of Enclosed Spaces And Compliance With MLC

Nautilus is all onboard with plans regarding a concentrated effort for a port state control inspection campaign that is to be carried out later on this year. The campaign will emphasize on the dangers that accompany …
May 27, 2015 /  Curious
Sailors aboard FOC ship still waiting to be fed and paid

Sailors aboard FOC ship still waiting to be fed and paid

The International Transport  Workers’ Federation (ITF) expressed its concerns regarding the wellbeing of 21 Filipino sailors, aboard a flag-of-convenience bulk carrier, berthed at Port Kembla. Inspections …
Jan 29, 2015 /  Finance