New Publication: Deprivation of Liberty on board Private Ships

London. UK. Triggered by today's case of the detention by UK Special Forces from the Special Boat Service (SBS) of seven stowaways onboard the crude oil tanker the Nave Adromeda in UK territorial waters which had sailed from Lagos, Nigeria on 5 October; tonight, Human Rights at Sea brings forward its publication for updated independent international guidance: 'Deprivation of Liberty on board Private Ships'.

UK Seafarers Awareness Week promoting maritime jobs for future generations

Seafarers UK, the unique maritime charity that oversees the whole UK maritime environment, calls on both the Government and the UK shipping industry to invest in training of British Merchant Navy officers to meet huge manpower shortfall. This year, their ‘Seafarers Awareness Week’ (20-26 June) has the specific theme of promoting ‘Maritime Jobs for Future...

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 to...

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