On 31 March, the European Commission decided to continue to recognise the Philippines’ training and certification system. This recognition was subject of debate after a European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) audit revealed noncompliance with STCW regulations....
Thirty leading maritime organisations and companies have sent an open letter to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General asking to prioritise the immediate release of the seafarers and ships that remain trapped in Ukrainian ports. It concerns 331 seafarers and 62...
The first issue of SWZ|Maritime of the new year includes an education special intended to provide insights into new developments in maritime education. After all, there are plenty. New developments require investment in educational materials. For education, especially...
A study commissioned by the Maritime Just Transition Task Force and performed by DNV investigates what training and skills seafarers will need to be able to support shipping’s decarbonisation. Depending on how fast this will happen, this could involve 450,000...
Earlier this month, it became clear that the European Commission may stop recognising Filipino seafarers’ competency certifications after it was found the country does not comply with STCW regulations. Shipping industry leaders have now established a new advisory...
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