This report confirms what we in the trade union movement have been arguing for decades: that humans are not going anywhere when it comes to this sector. Whatever technologies are deployed from among those currently available, seafarers and other maritime workers will continue to be critical. Yes, new technologies will mean shipping will require different kinds of skills among seafarers, but seafarerswill still be needed, nonetheless, for the overwhelming majority of vessels.
Transport 2040: Impact of Technology on Seafarers
This guidance focuses on the human rights risks in company supply chains for seafarers on merchant vessels. This is distinct from fishers and dockers, who are covered by different international
Taking the input of seafarers on current ongoing developments in the maritime industry has been considered sensitive and political but is critical at this juncture as they are one of the key maritime