maritime safety - 6 Items Tagged Within News

Maritime suicides are unacceptably high, and employers must act
Suicide tragically remains a huge issue in the maritime industry.    According to a study from the International Maritime Health journal, an estimated 5.9% of deaths at sea are connected to suicide. Yet, when ‘suspicious’ deaths that were possibly suicides were...
Region: National
Tagged with: Maritime Mental Health, Maritime Safety Week
Maritime Safety Week 2022
RMT will shortly be continuing discussions with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to continue our discussions on lifeboat safety.  RMT’s key high-level items are: • Maintenance and safety equipment installation and maintenance • Drills- frequency, conditions, location on which drill...
Region: National
Tagged with: Maritime Safety Week, Maritime, Safety, Seafarers, Maritime and Coastguard Agency
RMT demands action on Seafarer jobs
SEAFARERS’ UNION RMT has today written an open letter warning of the consequences for seafarer jobs, maritime safety and economic prospects in Dover and across the country from a failure to tackle anti-trade union employer Irish Ferries’ exploitative crewing model....
Region: South East and Anglia
Tagged with: Irish Ferries, Dover, Seafarers, Ratings, Jobs, Maritime Safety
RMT remembers Piper ‎Alpha 33 years ago today
RMT General Secretary, Mick Lynch, said: “We ask that offshore employers allow all workers to take a moment today to remember the 167 offshore workers and the devastating effect that this disaster had on their families and communities, especially in north...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Piper Alpha, Offshore, Maritime Safety Week
RMT statement on the anniversary of the Herald disaster
On the anniversary of the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster of 6th March 1987, seafarers’ union RMT today paid respect to the memories of the 193 crew and passengers who lost their lives in that tragic incident. RMT general secretary, Mick Cash...
Region: National
Tagged with: herald of free enterprise, maritime safety, maritime
RMT repeats calls for action on maritime safety
May 20th 2014 Immediate   RMT repeats calls for action on maritime safety as inquest opens into the tragic sinking of the Swanland off the Welsh coast in 2011 As the inquest opens into the deaths of six Russians sailors who died...
Region: National
Tagged with: Maritime safety, Swanland, Inquest