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May

17 May 2019
Oil tankers “sabotaged” in Gulf of Oman

17 May 2019
Up to 70 drown in Mediterranean crossing

17 May 2019
More hijacks off West Africa


April

26 April 2019
ITF wins protection for migrant workers in Ireland’s fishing industry

26 April 2019
Tanzania ratifies MLC

26 April 2019
Thirty drown in crossing to Trinidad

26 April 2019
US charges Greek company with pollution cover-up

12 April 2019
New guidance for when seafarers are abandoned and ships detained

12 April 2019
Iceland and Ethiopia ratify MLC

12 April 2019
Reduction in maritime crime but hotspots remain

5 April 2019
Australia detains ship after ITF raises crew concerns

5 April 2019
New US rule benefits seafarers’ shore leave

5 April 2019
EU halts rescue operation in the Mediterranean

5 April 2019
Armed robbers and pirates continue to threaten crews


March

15 March 2019
UK detains nine foreign ships for safety breaches

15 March 2019
UK detains nine foreign ships for safety breaches

8 March 2019
Shipping industry to promote jobs to women and young people

8 March 2019
Russian oil tanker pays fines for safety breaches

8 March 2019
More pirate attacks off West Africa

1 March 2019
Seafarers set to judge welfare awards

1 March 2019
UK detains six foreign ships


February

22 February 2019
UN criticises Irish work permit scheme for foreign fishers

22 February 2019
Thirty migrants rescued in the English Channel

22 February 2019
Maritime crime remains a concern

15 February 2019
International solidarity with sacked Australian crew

15 February 2019
US fines tanker company $2m for pollution cover-up

1 February 2019
Dozens of migrants drown off Djibouti

1 February 2019
Pirates and armed robbers still a threat off West Africa


January

28 January 2019
ILO aims for 100 states to sign MLC

28 January 2019
ITF opposes loss of Australian-crewed shipping service

28 January 2019
Cross-Channel ferry company flags out

28 January 2019
More people die in Mediterranean shipwrecks

19 January 2019
US seafarers come to the aid of stricken ship

18 January 2019
Piracy and armed robbery at sea on the rise

18 January 2019
UK ratifies work in fishing convention

18 January 2019
UK detains four foreign ships

4 January 2019
Eleven migrants die in small boat off Spain

4 January 2019
Britain arrests cross-Channel people smuggler suspects

4 January 2019
British authorities rescue crew threatened by stowaways

4 January 2019
Greece rewards migrant fishers for fire rescue


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