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Andrew_Wright‘The International Maritime Human Rights conference will provide a further forum to address the whole range of issues connected with human rights at sea and to ensure that hidden exploitation and abuse is clearly brought into the light. More than that, we hope it will lead to renewed commitment and concrete steps towards further significant improvement.‘

In the countdown to the first International Maritime Human Rights conference, the Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary General of The Mission to Seafarers and a member of the event’s Advisory Board, acknowledges that much progress has been made on the issue of crew welfare – but there is still much work to be done to protect and support the rights of those who work in the maritime environment.Continue reading

Countdown to World-first Maritime Event

Beginning the final countdown to the first ever event to focus on maritime human rights, organisers continue to showcase a top line up of speakers and experts participating in the International Maritime Human Rights Conference (IMHR), taking place on 14 September, at the Royal College of Surgeons, London.Continue reading

IMHR signs new sponsor

ShipMoneyThe International Maritime Human Rights Conference (IMHR) is delighted to announce its latest sponsor: ShipMoney

ShipMoney provides the maritime industry with an alternative for the payment of crew wages and the delivery of cash to vessels.

ShipMoney for crew is a Visa payroll card that offers a new and improved way to receive for crew to receive their wages. ShipMoney for captains is a prepaid Visa purchasing card for captains and officers for provisions, emergency supplies and other ship expenses.Continue reading

IMHR Unites Fisheries over Human Rights

nffo-500pxThe International Maritime Human Rights Conference (IMHR) is delighted to announce its latest sponsors: The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO), the Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association (PFA) and the Sociaal fonds voor de trawlvisserij (SFT).

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