International Day of the Seafarer
Today is the second annual Day of the Seafarer as declared by the International Maritime Organization, which is the world’s leading maritime regulatory body and a specialised unit of the United Nations.
Koji Sekimizu, IMO Secretary-General, commented that “today we acknowledge the seafarers who operate the ships” and he described seafarers as “unsung heroes.” He also reflected upon how much the everyday person relies upon the services of seafarers.
Meanwhile, closer to Australia,...
This full article is available to Lloyd's List DCN subscribers only.
If you are already a subscriber, please sign in below.
If you're not a subscriber and would like to experience the full benefits of Lloyd's List DCN with a 14 day trial, please click here.
Alternatively, click here to subscribe.
Daily Top Stories
- INTERNATIONAL: Laskaridis orders 10 bulkers and eyes reefer resurgence
- ASIA: Vegetable oil fleet utilisation forecast to reach 96%in 2015
- ASIA: Capesize rates drop despite pick-up in fixtures
- Forwarders receive advice on contracting
- Seacare review shows room for improvement
- INTERNATIONAL: Germany passes maritime security accreditation laws
- INTERNATIONAL: TT Club improves net result despite Flaminia and Sandy losses
- MUA announces another strike at PWCS in Newcastle
- ASIA: Maersk warns rivals on market share