Australia bans coal ship for unpaid crew wages

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned bulk carrier Agia Sofia from Australian ports for six months after uncovering evidence that AUD45,000 (USD32,274) of crew wages were unpaid. An AMSA inspector boarded the Liberian-flagged […]

HRAS proposes amendments on UN’s Law of the Sea

Human Rights At Sea (HRAS) has proposed amendments to the draft agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to rectify an absence of human rights references. The current format of the draft focuses primarily on the […]