Seafarer

A tale of seafarer courage, resilience, and injustices they face – Captain Andrzej Lasota

At the height of COVID-19, some 400,000 seafarers (yes close to half a million) from across the globe were stranded on ships due to...

Shameful record for seafarer abandonment in 2022

While 2020, 2021, and H1 2022 have been record years for companies involved in the maritime business with many of them breaking several records...

2022 had lowest number of piracy incidents on the high seas since 1994

  "Bloody Pirates.............." This was probably uttered many times by many ship owners, operators, ship captains, seafarers and insurers.. From January to June 2022, there were...

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