75 countries may face the chop from the IMO “White List”

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The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) maintains a “White List” which is a list of member states (countries) who have confirmed to the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) to be following the relevant provisions of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 (STCW).. A position on the White List means that certificates issued by or … Read more here..


Importance of seafarers in our lives and how Sailors Society is helping them

Look around you. Your phone, your computer, your cup of coffee: 90% of everything you use comes by sea, transported by an often-invisible workforce of 1.6 million seafarers.

Without them, we would miss most of the things we rely on every day.

To bring those things to us, seafarers in turn miss many of the things we take for granted.Life at sea can be rewarding and fulfilling, but it’s not without its challenges.

Sailors’ Society helps seafarers and families cope with their stressful lives..

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