Questions are still circulating about the E-migrate system in place regarding people who used to be employed directly by companies who had no offices in India.
Over the weekend, a grounding of a container ship due to engine failure resulted in a cascading effect of a total of 5 ships being involved in multiple collisions and ended up temporarily blocking the Suez Canal. Continue reading “Triple collision in the Suez Canal results in 5 ships damaged and temporary Canal block”
Another year has passed by and we’ve come to another celebration of the Day of the Seafarer. So what exactly is the Day of the Seafarer or DotS, as it is popularly referred to on social media campaigns? Continue reading “Day of the Seafarer – 25th June 2018”
Over the last couple of day an image of a notification purportedly by the Mercantile Marine Department, India made the rounds on Whatsapp titled ‘Age Limitation in Merchant Ships’, wherein it was mentioned that most of the injuries/accidents/deaths onboard happened to seafarers above the age of 50 yrs and as such there would be a block on seafarers above the age of 50 yrs from sailing with effect from 20.02.2018. Continue reading “Clarification by MMD regarding FAKE Age Limitation letter”