More ship detentions in Malaysia

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) appears to be, with growing frequency, detaining merchant ships for lacking proper anchorage documentation. SAS has been told that Malaysia’s de facto coastguard may be appearing to be more […]

Chinese seafarers’ union secures higher wages

The Chinese seafarers’ union, the National Committee of the Chinese Seamen and Construction Workers’ Union, has reached an agreement with the China Shipowners’ Association to raise Chinese seafarers’ minimum wages by 4% for 2020–21. In […]