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Apology call over Chinese seamen World War Two deportations

BBC News 03 Jun 2021
The forcible repatriation of 2,000 Chinese merchant seamen after World War Two was "one of the most nakedly racist incidents ever taken by the British government", an MP has said ... "The merchant seamen kept this country supplied with food and fuel, they put their lives on the line and this is how they were repaid," she said.
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Seven of nine Greeks trapped on freighter for over a year returning on Thursday

Ekathimerini 29 Apr 2021
There are a total of 22 people on board the vessel. Six seamen and the technical inspector will be able to return, but two of the sailors — the captain and chief mate — and the 13 Filipinos making up the remainder of the crew will remain on board.
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Essential, invisible: COVID has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea

Stars and Stripes 09 Apr 2021
No lessons from Captain Ahab, his 38 years of seafaring or those of his forebears — a line of "able-bodied seamen" dating to 1757 — prepared Mossman for what came next ... Mark Nestlehutt, the president and executive director of the Seamen's Church Institute, the largest welfare organization serving mariners and seafarers in North America.
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Suez canal: 25 Indian crew of refloated vessel in ‘good health, will sail to Europe if ship fit'

The Times of India 30 Mar 2021
Their hard work and tireless professionalism are greatly appreciated.” ... As per the (IMO), any vessel that has met with an accident has to be investigated as per its convention ... As per rules, if a captain is held liable, he or she, the duty officer in charge and the respective able seamen will be signed off and may not be enrolled again ... Download ... .
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Virus Nightmare at Sea for the World’s Most Essential Workers

The Daily Beast 20 Mar 2021
... be able to communicate with maritime organizations for any sort of relief, let alone their families ... Contracts usually run around four months for captains and higher-ranking officers, six months for mid-level officers and nine months or longer for ordinary and able-bodied seamen.
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Compensation payment for Seychellois seamen | 08 March 2021

Nation 08 Mar 2021
Minister Ferrari was expressing his frustration over the fact that the EU has failed to come to an agreement for the continuation of compensation payment for Seychellois seamen under the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement (SFPA). “I am sad and angry that we were not able to conclude the matter of outstanding compensation for our seamen.
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Beirut explosion: Ministers join search for father found alive at sea after Beirut explosion

The National 07 Aug 2020
Amine, from Beirut’s Tariq Al Jdideh area, was found on Thursday morning by Lebanese army seamen, injured but alive ... Mohammed said the family had not been able to find out anything about the nature of Amine’s injuries except what they saw in an image that surfaced on Thursday in ...
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Beirut explosion: Family scour hospitals in search of father who was blasted into sea

The National 07 Aug 2020
Amine, from Beirut’s Tariq Al Jdideh area, was found on Thursday morning by Lebanese army seamen, injured but alive ... Mohammed said the family had not been able to find out anything about the nature of Amine’s injuries except what they saw in an image that surfaced on Thursday in ...
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Mystery surrounds whereabouts of father said to have been found alive at sea 30 hours after explosion

The National 07 Aug 2020
Amine, from Beirut’s Tariq Al Jdideh area, was found on Thursday morning by Lebanese army seamen, injured but alive ... Mohammed said the family had not been able to find out anything about the nature of Amine’s injuries except what they saw in an image that surfaced on Thursday in ...
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Amine Al Zahid: Ministers join search for father found alive at sea after Beirut explosion

The National 07 Aug 2020
Amine, from Beirut’s Tariq Al Jdideh area, was found on Thursday morning by Lebanese army seamen, injured but alive ... Mohammad said they haven’t been able to find out anything about the nature of Amine’s injuries except what they saw in an image that surfaced on Thursday in which ...
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Cape May-Lewes Ferry promotes first female captain

Atlantic City 05 Aug 2020
Nearly three decades of sailing culminated last month with a pinnacle achievement in the life of a mariner ... +2. COVID-19 UPDATES ... Gov ... She graduated to able-bodied seaman, then mate, before becoming a permanent pilot in 2018 ... +3 ... — ... “We have female AB’s (able-bodied seamen), and that’s what they want to do and that’s what they’re great at,” Urban said ... .
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Seamen to benefit from salary adjustments | 30 June 2020

Nation 30 Jun 2020
... with regard to the basic salary of seamen ... “After negotiations and collection of documents with the seamen we were able to identify those who were on the EU ships and calculated the payments that they should have received ... In total 200 seamen will be paid through contact by SFA.
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Able seaman loading logs on Gisborne ship died after cable snapped - report

TVNZ 25 Jun 2020
Mr Holman said the wire rope had been "zig-zagged like a single bootlace over the cargo" through several pulleys secured by foot wires running up the sides of the cargo, with two able seamen standing near the wire rope to monitor the tension being applied by the crane ... Part of the equipment then struck and fatally injured one of the able seamen.
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Nigerian seafarers trapped onboard vessels over lockdown, airport closure

Business Day Online 24 May 2020
According to him, this has been one of the painful aspects of the movement restrictions that come with the lockdown especially as a result of not being able to come ashore or travel from one state to another for seamen that disembark from a vessel.
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Goa: ‘It’s a great relief to finally be returning to our families’

The Times of India 27 Feb 2020
MARGAO ... However, it could be several days before Raikar and his fellow seamen are able to have a happy reunion with their families ... Dixon Vaz, spokesperson of the Goan Seamen Association of India, had told TOI that the shipping company has promised to pay two months salary to all the crew members who were on board during this period ... City. .
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