Category Archives: Seafarer News

A month after wage hike, Indian seafarers get pension

Mumbai: In a double benefit during the corona pandemic, the Centre has decided to extend pension cover benefits to over 4,00,000 seafarers across all categories, as per an agreement with the National Union of Seafarers of Indian (NUSI), a top unionist said here on Wednesday. “After a meeting in New Delhi on Monday chaired by […]

Indian seafarers lost 2,520 jobs on ships due to Covid induced restrictions on crew change

Seafarer SIM Card Original News at above link and as Published in The Hindu Business Line: Indian seafarers lost some 2,520 jobs on board ships between March 23 and May 30 as the lockdown restrictions imposed by the government to slow the spread of coronavirus derailed crew change plans both in India and overseas. Between March 23 […]

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