Vaccination delays causing crew shortages and rising wages warns Danica

(Jul 01 2021)

Costs are rising in the crewing sector and crew shortages are beginning to be seen as Covid-19 travel restrictions and vaccination delays impact the availability of trained seafarers, warns Danica Crewing Services.



Thome Group partners with ShipMoney to introduce digital payment solutions for crew wages

(Feb 18 2021)

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global, industry-leading provider of payment solutions for maritime companies, announced that it will be facilitating Thome Group’s crew payments.



A shipmaster is buried in Colombia, but his widow can't prove his death in Venezuela

(Feb 11 2021)

A year after a Colombian oil tanker captain was murdered by Venezuela’s military the Venezuelan government refuses to authenticate his death certificate.



Captain and crew of tanker sent to Venezuela honored

(Jul 16 2020)

The captain and crew of the tanker returning from Venezuela were honored during a ceremony attended by the governor-general of Hormozgan, and some other officials at the port of Shahid Rajaei.



Synergy seafarers make substantial contribution to COVID-19 relief fund

(Jun 11 2020)

Synergy Group seafarers have made a substantial collective contribution in support of a charity established to combat COVID-19 and provide relief for those most in need.



ShipMoney digital payment solutions for cash-to-master

(May 21 2020)

Maritime Payment Solutions, LLC (d/b/a ShipMoney), a global, industry-leading provider of payment solutions for maritime companies, has announced the introduction of ShipMoney Virtual Cards and the Transfer Marketplace, two new services designed to e...



AB wages review agrees increase

(Mar 07 2014)

Maritime Employer representatives, co-ordinated by the International Shipping Federation (ISF), met with International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) counterparts last week at the International Labour Organisation to review the ILO recommended m...



Crew cost talks to continue

(Feb 21 2014)

The ITF and JNG (Joint Negotiating Group) met in Tokyo between19th-20th February, 2014 to continue discussions aimed at a new IBF framework total crew cost (TTC) agreement.



Aug-Sept 2021

Sea Cargo Charter - ship recycling - CO2 from tank cleaning - fixing damaged propeller blades