MPHRP Regional Director wins Seafarers’ Welfare Personality of the Year award

MPHRP regional director wins seafarers’ welfare personality of the year award Mr Chirag Bahri, Regional Director for South Asia of the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) has won the Dr Dierk Lindemann Welfare Personality of the Year Award at a ceremony held at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), London on June 9, hosted...

The Sustainability Incubator and Labour Safe join HRAS as new Supporting Entities from the global fishing sector

   New Supporting Entities join Human Rights at Sea from the global fishing sector Human Rights at Sea is delighted to welcome two new Supporting Entities to the HRAS organisation. Both Labour Safe and the Sustainability Incubator join Human Rights at Sea in the quest to bring solutions to the seafood industry for vexing issues...

Human Rights at Sea launches first global ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’

Globally supporting seafarers, fishermen and their families www.missingseafarers.org    London. 30 January 2015. A new and vital public international resource where details can be submitted and recorded concerning missing seafarers and fishermen globally has now gone live. The first phase of the ‘Missing Seafarers Register’ as part of the ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’...

Seafarers Awareness Week 20-28 June 2015 – ‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’

Seafarers Awareness Week 20-28 June 2015 – ‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’ ‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’ will be the theme for this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week (20-28 June 2015), aiming to not only raise awareness of Britain’s dependence on seafarers but also to highlight the many career possibilities the maritime world offers young...

London Shipping Law Centre: “The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue and Human Rights” London 10 Feb 15

  WELCOMES MEMBERS AND OTHER SHIPPING PROFESSIONALS TO THE THIRD MONTHLY SEMINAR IN THE 2014 – 2015 EVENTS PROGRAMME The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue & Human Rights Introduction The Seafarer has many issues to contend with at sea while often working under difficult conditions and in between voyages where skills and education are required to...

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme – Introductory video & briefing

Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce the release of a short introductory video produced to explain the background behind the forthcoming ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’ as the flagship HRAS programme for missing seafarers and fishermen globally.   Outline Briefing Introduction The ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’ is the flagship programme brought to...

HRAS welcomes Seafarers Rights International new ‘App’ for seafarers

NEW APP FROM SEAFARERS’ RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL PROVIDES A LIFELINE FOR SEAFARERS Seafarers facing legal problems can now obtain immediate information concerning their rights, wherever they are in the world, with a new app formally launched by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) after three months of user testing. Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of SRI said: “Seafarers...

Human Rights at Sea receives Seafarers UK funding for flagship ‘Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme’

PRESS RELEASE 3 December 2014 Seafarers UK funding kick-starts development of an international register of missing seafarers David Hammond (left), founder of Human Rights at Sea meets Barry Bryant, Director General, Seafarers UK   Seafarers UK is pleased to announce a grant in support of Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), a not-for-profit resource for...

The Fishermen’s Mission joins Human Rights at Sea as a Supporting Entity expanding the HRAS message into the fishing community

The Fishermen’s Mission has joined the Human Rights at Sea initiative as the latest Supporting Entity and partner in advancing human rights provisions and awareness on behalf of both the UK fishing industry and world-wide where able. HRAS Founder, David Hammond said: “The support of the UK fishing community through The Fishermen’s Mission means that...

ISWAN joins the HRAS network of Supporting Entities

Human Rights at Sea is delighted to welcome the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) to the HRAS organisation and expanding network, making ISWAN the 43rd Supporting Entity to assist in the global development of the HRAS initiative. The International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network is an organisation that promotes seafarers welfare worldwide...

HRAS partners with March on Stress to promote pyschological support services to seafarers and maritime business

HRAS PRESS RELASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 September 2014 March on Stress and Human Rights at Sea have joined forces to provide expert psychological support options to personnel in the maritime industry. The collaboration will see both organisations working together in order to help build resilience and support the psychological wellbeing of maritime personnel....

Seafarers UK joins the HRAS Initiative

David Hammond, founder of HRAS, is delighted to announce that Seafarers UK has leant its weight to the initiative.  Support was kindly gained through Commodore Barry Bryant, CVO, RN, the Director General of Seafarers UK. ABOUT SEAFARERS UK Grant Giving We provide grants to specialist maritime charities and organisations, often small local ones, that are working...

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