HRAS Supports the 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit

Press Release 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit London. UK. Human Rights At Sea announces media partnership with the 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit to take place in London on the 24th and 25th of October 2018. The venue will be confirmed closer to the event’s dates. HRAS will be present at the Summit and will be represented by one of the Trustees, Amanda Hastings … Continue reading HRAS Supports the 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit

Op-Ed by F R Chowdhury: International Shipping: Changing Patterns and Phases; good or bad?

Op-Ed: INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: CHANGING PATTERNS AND PHASES: IS IT GOOD OR BAD? F R Chowdhury London, 10 April 2018                                                       “Shipping is a complex and capital intensive business. Major part of the international shipping was owned and operated by … Continue reading Op-Ed by F R Chowdhury: International Shipping: Changing Patterns and Phases; good or bad?

International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF) Job Opening: Senior Campaign Coordinator

Media Release – Job Opening International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF)  Senior Campaign Coordinator London. The International Labor Rights Forum is a human rights organization that advocates for workers worldwide. Human Rights at Sea has actively worked alongside ILRF to better the lives of seafarers and fishermen in the seafood industry in a number of projects, with a particular focus on South East Asia during 2015-2016. Human … Continue reading International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF) Job Opening: Senior Campaign Coordinator

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

HRAS deeply concerned with the latest developments in the central Mediterranean and the seizure of Proactive Open Arms vessel

Press Release  21st of March 2018 London. Human Rights at Sea is closely watching the ongoing situation in the central Mediterranean route following the seizure of the NGO Proactiva Open Arms vessel and crew by the Italian authorities in Sicilia during a search and rescue operation. During the operation, the NGO vessel refused to hand the migrants to the Libyan coastguard authorities fearing their further detention … Continue reading HRAS deeply concerned with the latest developments in the central Mediterranean and the seizure of Proactive Open Arms vessel

Press Release – NGO Responds to Legal Threats by Shipbreaking Industry and Withdraws from Industry Conference

  Press Release 7 March 2018 Hamburg, 7 March 2018 –The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has just issued a press release announcing its decision to withdraw from the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that starts today in Hamburg following legal  threats from the ship-breaking industry. Read below the press release of the NGO: On Monday, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, an international coalition of labour, human rights and … Continue reading Press Release – NGO Responds to Legal Threats by Shipbreaking Industry and Withdraws from Industry Conference

Freedom From Modern Slavery Article by Ment van der Zwan published in the ICSF’s Samudra Report

REVIEW 7 March 2018 UK. HRAS would like to highlight an article written by Ment van der Zwan on  labour rights in the fisheries sector. The article titled  ‘Freedom From Modern Slavery’ was published in the ICSF (International Collective in Support for Fishworkers) Samudra Report of January 2018. It is a comprehensive overview of the current state of play for fishermen’s rights, particularly in regard … Continue reading Freedom From Modern Slavery Article by Ment van der Zwan published in the ICSF’s Samudra Report