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Ben Nevis collision highlights hidden safety threat
Commenting on the news that the Ben Nevis offshore supply vessel had collided with a Valaris drilling installation, Mick Lynch, RMT General Secretary said: “The previous owner of the Maltese-flagged Ben Nevis was caught out by maritime regulators in Aberdeen...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Ben Nevis, Offshore Supply Vessel, Valaris, Drilling Installation
RMT calls for an end for modern slavery in the offshore supply sector
The vessel, owned by Global Offshore Services (GOS), was released from the port of Aberdeen on 30 October having been detained by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for breaches of the Maritime Labour Convention, including non-payment of crew wages. The Dutch...
Region: National
Tagged with: Offshore Supply Vessel, Ben Nevis, Global Offshore Services,
RMT condemns attempts to sail the detained Ben Nevis from Aberdeen ‎in flagrant breach of international maritime law
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “This is a disgraceful attempt by Global Offshore Services to put the Ben Nevis back to sea whilst seafarers still have unsettled wages, in breach of international maritime law. RMT is concerned for the...
Region: National
Tagged with: Ben Nevis, Shipping, Cabotage
RMT support for detention of shipping vessel
SEAFARERS’ Union RMT has registered its support for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s detention of the Maltese registered offshore supply vessel, Ben Nevis in Aberdeen yesterday for infringements of the Maritime Labour Convention. General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT warned...
Region: National
Tagged with: MCA, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Maritime Labour Convention, Ben Nevis