Crewmen from Chinese vessel repatriated, MSC certification withdrawn
Exploited crew of Chinese-owned He Shun 38 have been repatriated and wages paid, while the vessel loses its MSC certification status

Crewmen from Chinese vessel repatriated, MSC certification withdrawn

Following the public highlighting on 16th January by Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) of the case of exploited Indonesian crew of the Chinese-owned, Fijian-flagged He Shun 38 (No.00359), both crewmen are reported…

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Spanish industry supports Indonesia’s complaints to Pacific RFMOs
Spanish fishing industry body CEPESCA supports Indonesia’s stance in pursuing a criminal a criminal investigation into the deaths of crewmen on Chinese fishing vessels

Spanish industry supports Indonesia’s complaints to Pacific RFMOs

The Indonesian government’s condemnation of two longline vessels flying the Chinese flag, which have been accused in recent weeks of serious abuses on board, is supported by the the Spanish…

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Investigation demanded into crew fatalities on Chinese longliner
EJF and APIL are seeking an investigation by the Chinese authorities into crew fatalities and illegal fishing on board longliner Long Xing 629

Investigation demanded into crew fatalities on Chinese longliner

Four Indonesian crewmen are reported to have lost their lives while working on a Chinese fishing vessel, after reportedly being denied medical care. Crewmen interviewed by legal NGO Advocates for…

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Scottish skipper fined for assault and racially-aggravated harassment
The skipper of a Scottish fishing vessel has been fined £3000 for assault and harassment of non-EEA crew members over a six-year period. Image: Human Rights at Sea

Scottish skipper fined for assault and racially-aggravated harassment

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The skipper of a Scottish fishing vessel has been found guilty at Peterhead Sheriff’s Court of assault and racially-aggravated harassment of five non-EEA crew members over a period of six…

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Ending exploitative recruitment fees
Human Rights at Sea calls for an immediate end to the charging of exploitative recruitment fees and related costs

Ending exploitative recruitment fees

Human Rights at Sea has published its latest briefing note on exploitative recruitment fees in the maritime sector and calls for an end to such burdensome fees for workers in…

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