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Indian consulate in Dubai names and shames companies abandoning crews

Indian consulate in Dubai names and shames companies abandoning crews

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The Indian consulate in Dubai has issued an advisory in the wake of being inundated with many shocking cases of crew abandonment in and around UAE waters.

For the first time, the mission has named and shamed repeat offenders so that seafarers can see the most unscrupulous shipowners. Shipping companies listed include Alco Shipping and Venus Ship Management.

The consulate on its website — www.cgidubai.org — has also advised the sailors to apply due diligence before accepting an employment offer to work on these ships and not to get recruited through unscrupulous agents.

Splash has reported on many seafarers being stranded off the UAE in the past two years.

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Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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