Seafarers, called to unite on fight for their rights and welfare

MANILA, June 25, 2011—The International Seafarers’ Action Center (ISAC) calls on different mariners’ and seafarers’ groups to intensify its struggles for their rights and welfare, as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) declares June 25 as the 1st Day for the Seafarer. In a statement, ISAC said that seafarers face myriad of problems, which solutions remain […]

Donation will not end piracy-NGO

A nongovernment seafarers’ advocacy group said a $20,000 (P965, 046.25) donation approved by Malacanang to a United Nations trust fund to support Somali security institutions would not end piracy in the Gulf of Aden.