30 July 2019
The seized bulk carrier Stena Impero is owned by a Swedish company and operated by a crew none of whom are British. So why the British flag?
27 June 2019
Nearly 700 Royal Fleet Auxiliary sailors, members of the RMT union, are to take industrial action from 2 July in a dispute over pay.
18 June 2019
Momentum is developing around campaigns to use Brexit to boost employment, wages and conditions among British seafarers.
31 January 2019
The RMT union called yesterday for the government to publish the legal advice it received over the granting of Brexit ferry contracts to Seaborne Freight and others.
6 September 2017
Britain’s shipping employers want a big boost to the number of officer cadets training in this country.
19 October 2016
After decades of decline in the number of British-registered vessels, Britain’s merchant navy is becoming so depleted that our economy could be held to ransom by other nations with stronger shipping industries, according to Nautilus, the maritime union.