Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Press Release 1st of May 2018 Brussels. There were a total of 206 ships broken in the first quarter of 2018. Of these, 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking.  So far this year, 10 workers have lost their lives and 2 workers have been severely injured when breaking ships in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Another two workers were … Continue reading Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide Revealing Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Damage

PRESS RELEASE 20 January 2018 Brussels, 20 January 2018. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today its List of Ships dismantled worldwide in 2017 in tidal beaches of South East Asia revealing the shipping industry’s irresponsible shipbreaking practices and a series of human rights and labour abuses, including loss of life, at shipbreaking yards. 543 ocean-going commercial vessels were broken down by hand in yards in … Continue reading NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide Revealing Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Damage

HRAS publishes desperate letter for help from abandoned crew of MV Liberty Prrudencia

PRESS RELEASE Immediate:  8 April 2017 Human Rights at Sea today publishes a copy of a desperate letter for help from the remaining Indian seafarers of the Hong Kong flagged MV Liberty Prrudencia abandoned in China by the owner Paramount Liberty Shipping (HK) Ltd, which has been sent to the charity as well as a number of other welfare organisations, including the ITF. The charity calls for … Continue reading HRAS publishes desperate letter for help from abandoned crew of MV Liberty Prrudencia

LGBTQ. Carnival Corporation Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

World’s largest leisure travel company earns perfect score of 100 and designation for third straight year as 2017 best place to work for LGBTQ equality MIAMI, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) with a perfect score in the Corporate Equality … Continue reading LGBTQ. Carnival Corporation Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

Press Release: BHM Penlaw joins with Human Rights at Sea

The international law firm BHM Penlaw with offices in Hamburg, Berlin, Paris and Edinburgh have longstanding relationships and networks to maritime and marine industries as well as to the international non-governmental, governmental and diplomatic scene. Under the guidance of its managing partners Henry Page (Edinburgh and Paris) and Philipp Hermes (Hamburg and Berlin), BHM Penlaw advises Sovereign States, international naval forces, private organisations and international … Continue reading Press Release: BHM Penlaw joins with Human Rights at Sea

Oceana, SkyTruth and Google Launch Global Fishing Watch, First Free, Online Tool to Reveal Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwide

Oceana, SkyTruth and Google Launch Global Fishing Watch, First Free, Online Tool to Reveal Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwide New Tech Platform Now Available to the Public   WASHINGTON – Oceana, SkyTruth and Google today launched the public Beta of Global Fishing Watch, a new online technology platform that allows anyone in the world free access to monitor and track the activities of the world’s largest … Continue reading Oceana, SkyTruth and Google Launch Global Fishing Watch, First Free, Online Tool to Reveal Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwide

Human Rights at Sea launches new Internship Programme film

Press Release Immediate Human Rights at Sea is pleased to launch its new short film detailing the scope, objectives and the delivery of its Internship Programme The film explores the background to the charity, the views of the Programme from industry, Trustees, the CEO and the interns themselves. It gives a detailed insight into what interns can expect from their time with the charity, their … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea launches new Internship Programme film