Seafarers

  • Nigeria sends 100 seafarers to India for training 02-06-2013 08:52 PM

    Abuja: Nigeria has sent 100 youths to India to receive training in various maritime fields to enable the oil-rich nation to take control of its coastal trade. Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi said that the seafarers would receive training at Chennai-based AMET...
  • Govt to raise monthly pension for seafarers to Rs 500 05-04-2013 10:48 PM

    Mumbai: Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan on Friday said the government has decided to increase the monthly pension for seafarers to Rs 500. Under the revised scheme, seafarers will earn Rs 500 per month as against Rs 200 now, Vasan told reporters on the sidelines of the 50th National Maritime...