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Croatian Shipbuilders Strike Again Over Late Salary

Workers at Croatia's largest shipbuilding group Uljanik on Monday held their second strike in less than two months, this time over unpaid salary for September.In late August, the workers downed tools because of uncertainty over payments for July and August. Those two months' salaries were secured after the government reached a deal with a local bank.Uljanik owns two docks, with some 4,000 workers, located in the northern Adriatic cities of Pula and Rijeka. Some 1,500 started a protest march on Monday through the streets of Pula.The shipbuilding group has had liquidity problems in the last 12

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Croatian Shipyard Workers to End Strike, Future Uncertain

Workers at Croatia's largest shipbuilding group Uljanik, who have been on strike for more than a week, began receiving their delayed July salaries on Friday and are set to return to work on Monday.Union leaders and Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, whose government struck a deal with a local bank, confirmed the payments for some 4,500 workers at the docks, located in the northern Adriatic cities of Pula and Rijeka.Last Monday the workers protested in Zagreb demanding the government's help.Despite the funds secured for July and August salaries, in line with the government's promise, uncertaint

Yevheniia Karyndzha  (Photo: Dan-Bunkering)

Dan-Bunkering Hires Five in Denamrk

A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd. has announced the employment of below five Bunker Traders in the office in Middelfart, Denmark, as of September 2018.Matea Jelicic was born and raised in Croatia and holds a double degree in Petroleum Engineering and Supply Chain Management. Additionally, she brings along a vast amount of experience from different parts of the industry.Yevheniia Karyndzha is of Ukranian origin and has been living and working in Turkey for a period, providing her with great knowledge and experience within the Black Sea and Mediterranean markets.Marie-Louise Haahr was born and raised in Denmark

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Global Seafarer Supply & Demand Questions: New Report

- 2014, ITF uniform "TCC" collective agreement 2012, 2013 & 2014, calculating crew budget, terms & conditions of service. Country analysis - Seafarer numbers 1990 - 2014, wage breakdowns 2014 across 10 grades, premium rates, reputation & market sentiment. Data covers China, Croatia, India, Latvia, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and UK. Full details are available at: http://bit.ly/1p0E2et  

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MOL Group Eyes Talents for Its GROWWW Program

goals, MOL Group needs new and open-minded talents more than ever.   Within the 2017 programme, MOL Group offers 175 positions in 10 countries, in the areas of engineering, IT, economics, natural and social sciences. There are available positions in Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Pakistan, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic. Young professionals may hand in their applications until 7 April 2017.   Available positions are open not only at local subsidiaries, but applicants are invited to participate in international projects and spend their GROWWW year

EU Adriatic and Ionian Strategy Targets Blue Growth

alongside EU members, in particular contributing to the integration of the Western Balkans into the European Union. This is the first EU 'macro-regional strategy' with such a large proportion of non-EU countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia) cooperating with EU members (Croatia, Greece, Italy and Slovenia). The Strategy mainly revolves around the opportunities of the maritime economy - blue growth, land-sea transport, energy connectivity, protecting the environment and sustainable tourism – sectors that are bound to play a crucial role in creating jobs and boosting

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European Dockworkers to Hold Two-hour Strike

be ratified and complied with by all member states of the European Union.   The IDC added it completely opposes any attempts to increase job instability and precariousness in the ports, along with any form of privatization that opposes the interests of workers.   Dockworkers from Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, Britain, Spain, Slovenia, Sweden and Latvia met in Koper, Slovenia in a demonstration of unity

Sharon Gill, VP of Sales, Singapore

ShipServ opens Singapore office

the SSA have been big advocates of innovation in shipping and with an established and growing user base in Singapore, it was a natural fit to set up this office,” said Ms Gill. ShipServ also has offices in London, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, USA and the Philippines with local agents in Brazil and Croatia

Enrico Salardi (Photo: Xodus Group)

Salardi to Lead Xodus’ Decom Division

assets, joining Xodus from operator Quadrant Energy where he was senior project manager for a number of decommissioning programs in Australia.   Throughout his career, Salardi has managed many projects in various phases of their lifecycle around the world, including Italy, Nigeria, Norway, Libya, Croatia, Egypt and Australia. After more than 15 years working for Italian supermajor Eni, he joined Apache in Perth, Australia where, besides decommissioning work, he also managed a number of new development projects.   “Xodus has been ahead of the game when it comes to decommissioning, from

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Mariners Dread Port Calls

rewards with a more motivated, loyal, and hardworking workforce, but it will attract new talent to the industry, something which is sadly lacking at the moment.” Answers to the survey are received from across all ranks and nationalities including seafarers from the Philippines, U.K., Poland, Croatia, Germany, U.S., Canada, India, and Turkey, as well as a number of African nations. The age of survey respondents ranged from 16 to the late 60s. Masters made up the largest proportion of responses by rank; some 11 percent of respondents stated that they were currently serving in the role of captain

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Paris MoU Reports 113 MLC Detentions in First Year

. Only the member states of the Paris MoU which have ratified the MLC on or before August 20, 2012 were entitled to conduct PSC inspections on MLC requirements from August 20, 2013. As a result, the following 12 member States started enforcing the MLC, 2006 from August 20, 2013: Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the Russian Federation, Spain and Sweden. During the first year of implementation, member states Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Malta and the United Kingdom began to enforce MLC, 2006, bringing the total to 21

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Fit for Sea Medical Program Tests 300,000th Applicant

in 19 countries. Most fleets enjoy protection & indemnity cover from the UK P&I Club but a few continue to support PEME while placing their ships with other clubs. There are thirteen clinics in the Philippines including Manila, Davao City and Iloilo City and twelve clinics in India, four in Croatia, three in South Africa and the UK, two in Romania and Australia, one each in Indonesia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Spain, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine as well as extensive coverage throughout the USA & Canada. The busiest clinics are in the Philippines as that country accounts for largest

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