HRAS publishes second Case Study on Seafarers’ Abandonment in Iran

Press Release

9 November 2018

London.UK. HRAS has just published the second part of the ongoing case study on seafarers’ abandonment on the Kish Island of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The second part of the case study highlights a strong degree of positive actions from both employers and the Iranian authorities on Kish Island in relation to the legal obligations owed to seafarers transiting through the location. However, there remains concern for seafarers who are working for other maritime companies, who the charity understands remain stranded and abandoned on Kish Island.

Seafarer Abandonment on Kish Island Iran: Part 2

The case study highlights a strong degree of positive actions from both employers and the Iranian authorities on Kish Island in relation to the legal obligations owed to seafarers transiting through the location. However, there remains concern for seafarers who are working for other maritime companies, who the charity understands remain stranded and abandoned on Kish Island

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