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Leading in Crisis: The expedition of Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922)

Business Day Online 21 Sep 2021
In late 1914 the ship arrived on remote South Georgia Island, where local seamen advised Shackleton to postpone the expedition because of ice that could trap the ship ... Eventually on August 30, 1916 Shackleton was able to rescue the remaining twenty-two men ... First, in crisis leaders must be able to identify and set the right priorities.
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In One Ear: William Murray's tale

The Daily Astorian 19 Aug 2021
"The wreck of the Haddingtonshire was sold in San Francisco last Saturday for $80 (now about $2,200)," The Daily Morning Astorian reported on Aug. 25, 1885 ... The vessel left Astoria July 4, with a full cargo and 21 aboard, heading for San Francisco ... The carpenter and two able seamen were washed out to sea before the ship could be righted ... All Capt ... ....
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Job corps partners with Coast Guard

The St Helens Chronicle 28 Jul 2021
“As a component of the Job Corps’ Work-Based Learning program, it was started to provide students with valuable work experience as able-body seamen, qualified members of the engineering department or galley cooks onboard an operational vessel.”.
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More Peacetime Jobs are Needed to Sustain a War-Ready Merchant Marine

The Maritime Executive 07 Jul 2021
Based on data from the recent Maritime Workforce Working Group Report, there is an estimated 2,000 U.S ... Jobs and Wages ... New U.S ... Credentialed officers sometimes elect to sail below their rated credentials, and recent maritime graduates often take unlicensed billets, such as ABs (able seamen) and QMEDs (qualified members of the engineering department).
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WWII’s Operation Pedestal: Hell on the Sea

The American Spectator 02 Jul 2021
(I was exhausted after the final chapter, and I just read the book.) From the humble and able seamen, merchant sailors, and officers commanding the ships in harm’s way to the admirals moving the pieces on the big board while Prime Minister Winston Churchill fretted in the ...
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PH manning sector: Riding the waves of change

The Manila Times 24 Jun 2021
Mariners will only have to show their Seaman's Record Book (Srb) and Seafarers Identity Document (Sid) to be able to receive a vaccine. "Medical facilities of the Associated Marine Officers and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (Amosup) in Manila, Cebu, Iloilo, and Davao were ...
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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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