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Britannia Club: Preventing finger injuries at sea

SAFETY4SEA 26 Jun 2024
MACHINERY ... Tasks that involve ... punctures ... According to data provided by Britannia P&I, finger injuries comprised 19% of all injuries recorded over the past four years, with engineers experiencing the highest number of injuries, followed by able seamen.
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Ferry workers union criticizes state’s plan to hire out-of-state help

Bangor Daily News 25 Jun 2024
Paul Merrill, spokesperson for the Maine Department of Transportation, said since Jan ... Able-bodied seamen in Maine — who work on the decks of ferries — cost $641.44 per 12 hours, while Seaward able-bodied seamen cost $595 ... More articles from the BDN.
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Readers and writers: Minnesotan’s new collection of stories tackles climate change in imaginative ways

Pioneer Press 23 Jun 2024
the bears speak ... The crew maintained that not only did the bears communicate in English, several bears had acted as Able Seamen, capable of performing routine duties, such as taking on lookout shifts and anchor watch ... (Courtesy of Ashley Shelby) ... What ... .
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Key Bridge collapse: Eight Dali crew members can go home, will be deposed later under ...

Baltimore Sun 20 Jun 2024
... able to reach a deal ... The crew members who received permission to return to their home countries include a cook, several seamen, a fitter, an oiler and a general steward, now may be able to fly home.
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Key Bridge collapse: 8 cargo ship crew members can go home, will be deposed later

Stars and Stripes 20 Jun 2024
... able to reach a deal ... The crew members who received permission to return to their home countries include a cook, several seamen, a fitter, an oiler and a general steward, now may be able to fly home.
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Crew is still on cargo ship 12 weeks after Baltimore bridge crash

The Oregonian 20 Jun 2024
By Jean Marbella and Madeleine O’Neill, Baltimore Sun (TNS). They’ve been stuck aboard the Dali container ship for more than 12 weeks now ... The eight, including a cook, several seamen, a fitter, an oiler and a general steward, may be able to fly home.
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DMW: 2023 banner year for seafarer deployment

The Manila Times 18 Jun 2024
Most of those deployed from 2019 to 2023 were ratings, particularly able-bodied (AB) seamen ... For marine officers, the top position with the most number of deployments in 2023 was AB seamen at 20,989, ...
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Vinalhaven ferry cancellations disrupt lives for islanders

Bangor Daily News 16 Jun 2024
William Geary, the director of the ferry service, wrote in a Facebook post on May 30 that in addition to the ferries being short-staffed, six able-bodied seamen were out for vacation or medical leave.
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Princess Royal pays tribute to D-Day veterans ahead of Normandy service

AOL 05 Jun 2024
Mr Jones, from Mold, North Wales, was a 19-year-old Able Seamen with the Royal Navy and said he focused on his job on June 6 1944 as the cacophony of battle was so great. He said after speaking to the princess ... .
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They’ve been stuck for 7 weeks on the ship that crashed into a Baltimore bridge. ...

CNN 18 May 2024
“When will I get off the ship? When will I be able to get home?” More than a month later, crew members still don’t know the answers ... Many hoped the removal would mean the crew might be able to set sail or at least get off the ship soon.
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Iranian authorities release Filipino seaman from seized container ship; DMW optimistic of securing freedom of ...

Manila Bulletin 10 May 2024
Following the release, DMW Secretary Hans Leo Cacdac has expressed optimism that they would be able to secure the release of three other Filipino seamen who remain under the Iranian authorities’ custody.
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Boat repairs, crew shortages disrupt ferry service to Maine islands

Bangor Daily News 06 May 2024
Staffing shortages have also contributed to the interruptions, Geary said, particularly among crew members who are certified as able-bodied seamen ... to fill six vacant positions for able-bodied seamen.
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Crew of ship that smashed into Baltimore bridge could be stranded on board for TWO ...

The Daily Mail 27 Mar 2024
Andy Middleton, of the Apostleship of the Sea, said the crew would likely not be able to leave their ship until the debris had been cleared ... ‘I was able to reach out to them this morning and make sure that the crew was safe,’ he told DailyMail.com.
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Island History: A spotlight on stories from the Outer Banks’ Life-Saving Service

Island Free Press 29 Feb 2024
About 300 yards away from the stricken vessel, they entered the rough surf and were able to bring him safely to shore ... The fifth line landed within reach of the seamen who were now so exhausted they were not able to haul out the whip-line.
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'Disbelief' as under-manned Royal Navy seeks to re-deploy officers to diversity and inclusion team

AOL 27 Jan 2024
Marines and those who are able seamen are invited to apply for a position in the Navy’s “Climate Assessment Team.” ... For the Navy to be effective, we must be able to recruit and retain the best people ...
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