MV Liberty Prrudencia crew abandoned Zhoushan, China

Abandonment: MV Liberty Prrudencia crew abandoned Zhoushan, China “We are asking for our hard earned wages but they are not considering our wages payment and not following MLC conventions” In yet another case of alleged abandonment, the 19 Indian crew of the Hong Kong flagged MV Liberty Prrudencia (IMO 9250141) continue to remain isolated in Zhoushan in China after the owner allegedly became bankrupt. The crew have reached out … Continue reading MV Liberty Prrudencia crew abandoned Zhoushan, China

Press Release: Thailand must cease prosecution of human rights defenders

Human Rights at Sea is pleased to overtly support the case of Andy Hall in Thailand alongside a global coalition of organisations spanning civil society in order to continue to highlight the abuses in the wrongful application of the rule of law towards human rights defenders through their arrest, detention and prosecution. 110 signatures from 60 civil society organizations, 28 unions and worker organizations, 13 companies and … Continue reading Press Release: Thailand must cease prosecution of human rights defenders

Collision: Two Dead, Seventeen Missing in East China Sea

Reproduced from By MarEx 2016-05-07 with permission Seventeen people are missing after a Chinese fishing boat collided with a Maltese bulk carrier and sank in the East China Sea on Saturday. Two of the fishermen were rescued by nearby fishing boats, but died later at hospital. The fishing boat, Lu Rong Yu 58398, had 19 people on board when the incident happened at 3.40 a.m. … Continue reading Collision: Two Dead, Seventeen Missing in East China Sea