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.
A number of whatsapp forwards have been in circulation regarding the Merchant Shipping Notice (MSN) no. 7 of 2017 issued by D.G. Shipping about the e-migrate system for Indian seafarers currently in use on a trial basis and which will be in full implementation effective from 01 December 2017. Unfortunately some of them have some errors with regards to verifying the emmigration clearance status. They have been compiled and corrected to provide a clearer picture. Continue reading “E-Migrate system for Indian Seafarers from 01 December 2017”
Today, 17 Oct 2017, the Hong Kong Ship Owners Association (HKSOA) advised about the following incident:
“A non-Chinese flag ship alongside in Ningbo was boarded by Immigration Authorities. The entire crew were told to surrender their mobile phones. Continue reading “China – Mobile phone inspection by authorities”