Port Security Stressed to reduce stowaways

IMO Regional Seminar on Stowaways in West and Central Africa: Analysis of the current situation and measures to reduce their number was held in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, from 25 to 27 March 2014.

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ILO, Maritime sector to address abandonment of seafarers and shipowners’ liability

GENEVA – The world’s leading maritime nations and representatives of ship owners and seafarers, are to address the issues of abandonment of seafarers and the rapid settlement of claims for compensation.

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Goal-Based Standards (GBS) verification process is underway

Goal-based ship construction standards (GBS) audit teams will be established to verify construction rules for bulk carriers and oil tankers.

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ILO tripartite constituents to discuss shipowner liability and abandonment of seafarers

Government, worker and employer representatives of the ILO Governing Body approved plans for an international tripartite meeting to be held next year to discuss proposed amendments regarding shipowner liability and abandonment of seafarers.

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