The HRAS Interview: Dr Henrik Sornn-Friese – A New Agenda for the Maritime Supply Chain

  A New Agenda for the Maritime Supply Chain Sustainability expectations are growing in the shipping industry, and a new agenda is emerging. Dr Henrik Sornn-Friese is working to unify what have been, until now, fragmented attempts to bring best environmental practices to the maritime supply chain. Sornn-Friese is Director of CBS Maritime, an...

Human Rights at Sea launches new Gender and LGBT at Sea work areas

Press Release Immediate Human Rights at Sea launches new Gender and LGBT work areas “There are 17 sustainable development goals all based on a single, guiding principle: to leave no one behind. We will only realize this vision if we reach all people regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.”  Secretary-General of the United...

Press Release: Setel PowerLine Ltd joins Human Rights at Sea as a maritime industry Supporting Entity

         PRESS RELEASE – Immediate 1 October 2015 Human Rights at Sea is delighted to welcome Setel Powerline Ltd as a new maritime industry partner to assist in developing and shaping the Charity’s profile and international reach in support of its Charitable Objectives. Winner of the Seatrade Innovation in Ship Operations award 2015, Setel...

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea uncovers terrible physical and mental abuse of Indian Seafarers

HUMAN RIGHTS AT SEA PRESS RELEASE Immediate Release “I pray to God that something like this should never happen to anybody. Because it may be nice to hear the tales of someone’s struggle, but in reality it is very difficult to bear.”    Indian Seafarer. Falkland Islands. June 2015. In the lead up to the...

Migrant SAR Training Goes Beyond SOLAS

Article first published by MAREX, 17 July 2015. Reproduced with express permission. An estimated 219,000 migrants crossing the Mediterranean in 2014 and 90,000 have crossing so far this year. A recent P&I club circular noted that a master that doesn’t do their duty under SOLAS Chapter V Regulation 33 can face up to two...

HRAS Commentary on management and actions relating to the EU Mediterranean Migrant crisis by interested parties

A HRAS commentary as part of the”Unlocking the issue” global campaign. “Ultimately, intervention at sea costs money. This affects profits, a fact that should not be masked by apparent humanitarian benevolence once an arbitrary threshold for loss of life finally triggers action and seemingly moves sentiment.” The issue of Human Rights at Sea is...

Human Rights at Sea becomes a Supporting Organisation for the London International Shipping Week 2015

Human Rights at Sea has become an official Supporting Organisation of the 2015 London International Shipping Week 7-11 September 2015. Of note, the Human Rights at Sea initiative was conceived during LISW 2013 where the underlying proposition that “Human rights apply at sea, as equally as they do on land” was first used. LISW Overview...

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