ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case on board of Galloway Express

Press Release 22 March 2018 London. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for an immediate investigation into the disappearance of 45-year-old seafarer, Arnel Gillo who was reported missing on the 13th March 2018 on the Flag of Convenience ship “Galloway Express”, bound for Australia. Dean Summers, ITF National Co-ordinator said the Queensland Police had boarded the vessel yesterday when it docked at Townsville, but … Continue reading ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case on board of Galloway Express

Human Rights at Sea intern Hajar Hejazi publishes on the Sanchi collision incident in Iranian Press

  IRAN. Iran-based Human Rights at Sea intern, Hajar Hejazi, has published an article in Farsi by invitation in the Iranian newspaper Sore Israfil  on the Sanchi Collision incident. In her article in Farsi, Hajar presents an account of the most important highlights of the incident, the response from the Chinese maritime authorities and the whole management of the crisis, with a focus on the loss of … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea intern Hajar Hejazi publishes on the Sanchi collision incident in Iranian Press

New Family Impact Statement of missing Ukranian seafarer

PRESS RELEASE 26 January 2018 Today, Human Rights at Sea releases a detailed Family Impact Statement on the case of a missing Ukranian seafarer, Mr. Koval Oleg Igorevich. The Oleg Koval Family Impact Statement is provided by Mrs. Maryna Koval Victorovna, wife of the 35 year old Ukranian seafarer Mr. Oleg Koval, who went missing on from the M/V Maria G (IMO: 9358369, MMSI: 248203000, Malta … Continue reading New Family Impact Statement of missing Ukranian seafarer

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

Human Rights at Sea expands its global flagship ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’

PRESS RELEASE HUMAN RIGHTS AT SEA 28 April 2016. Human Rights at Sea expands global flagship programme to record and investigate cases of missing seafarers to now include missing fishers at sea. The updated and re-titled ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’ is a reflection of the increasing scope of the Human Rights at Sea charity’s flagship programme established in January 2014 originally focused on missing … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea expands its global flagship ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’