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maritime and coastguard agency - 4 Items Tagged Within News

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
RMT welcomes MCA detention and inspection of cruise ships
SEAFARER Union RMT today welcomed the actions of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in detaining and inspecting six cruise ships in Tilbury and Bristol following serious concerns over the welfare of nearly 2,000 crew members who are stranded on these vessels,...
Region: National
Tagged with: Covid-19, MCA, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Seafarers
Marine Office closure programme
Shipping union RMT today slammed the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for trying to bury bad news by sneaking out a decision to axe and downgrade seven Marine Offices via the blog on their website. Offices at Tyne, Harwich, Norwich and...
Region: National
Tagged with: maritime and coastguard agency, marine office
RMT RESPONSE TO TRANSPORT SELECT COMMITTEE
The Committee also made helpful recommendations on resource and staffing levels at the industry regulator (the Maritime and Coastguard Agency) and employment standards on ships flying Red Ensign Group flags. The union was disappointed, however, by the lack of recommendations...
Region: National
Tagged with: commons transport committee, maritime and coastguard agency