A long-term crewing strategy?

What do you mean by the phrase –“long-term crew strategy”? In recent years, in our beloved shipping industry, I have tended to believe that it is trying to find a Second Engineer with a chemicals endorsement and US visa, for a ship leaving Singapore next Tuesday.

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More consolidation ahead in ship management

There will be more consolidation in the ship management sector as company founders decide on their future and mid-sized managers come under pressure, believes Anglo-Eastern ceo Bjorn Hojgaard.

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Panama in MLC controversery over cadet exclusion

As part of the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, Panama Ship Registry has issued Circular 265 in which it defines who will benefit from MLC 2006’s welfare and labour standards and the 12 professions that should not be considered seafarer under labour regime, including cadets.

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