HRAS: over 2.000 seafarers are being abandoned annually

Human Rights at Sea recently announced that is collaborating with the Indian Ministry of Shipping and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India to improve human rights outcomes for Indian seafarers around the global.

Two incidents against ships in Asia reported last week

In its weekly report for 6-12 October, ReCAAP ISC informs of two armed robberies against ships in Asia. One incident occurred onboard an offshore supply vessel while anchored at Kakinada OPL Anchorage, India, and the other onboard a bulk carrier while underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Singapore Strait.

Fire breaks out at container ship off India

Fire broke out on the container ship X-Press Godavari in anchorage off Sandheads, India. After the fire, the vessel was escorted to the Kolkata port by an Indian Coast Guard vessel. 

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