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



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.

MSRP_Logo_BoxThe updated and re-titled ‘Missing Seafarers and 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 seafarers.

CEO, David Hammond, said: “Due to the number of cases being submitted to the international database and which include cases of fishers lost at sea, the charity has decided to respond to this trend and adapt the programme accordingly.”

The three web addresses which all point to the updated site  / / remain the primary web addresses to access the site and all other case submission features remain the same. Further updates will follow.

The Programme

The Programme’s Mission is to support seafarers, fishers and their families by the registration, tracking, investigation and advocacy on behalf of those missing at sea through a secure mobile on-line platform. That platform is known as the Missing Seafarer & Fisher Register. The Aim of the Programme, through the use of the Missing Seafarer & Fisher Register, is to build an accurate international database detailing the status of seafarers and fishers missing at sea on a global basis. The Vision is to become the focal international database for recording missing seafarers and fishers.


The programme is entirely self-funded and dependent on donors and sponsors. Would you like to support our efforts to bring transparency, clarity and accountability to an issue that devastates families? Please donate via Just Giving links or contact us directly.


Human Rights at Sea is a Foundation Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) & Registered Charity Number 1161673 based in the United Kingdom. Our Mission is to explicitly raise awareness, implementation and accountability of human rights provisions throughout the maritime environment, especially where they are currently absent, ignored or being abused.

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Human Rights at Sea, Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant, PO9 1SA, UK.


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