David Hammond to speak at London Shipping Law Centre event ‘The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue and Human Rights’ 10 February 2015

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LONDON SHIPPING LAW CENTRE WELCOMES MEMBERS AND OTHER SHIPPING PROFESSIONALS TO THE THIRD MONTHLY SEMINAR IN THE 2014 – 2015 EVENTS PROGRAMME

The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue & Human Rights

Introduction

The Seafarer has many issues to contend with at sea while often working under difficult conditions and in between voyages where skills and education are required to be kept up-to-date as part of individual continuing professional development. Two key areas of awareness are the issues of crew fatigue and the role of human rights protections, applications and remedies for when respective safeguards fail, thereby resulting in dangerous working environments and crew abuses.

Issues for discussion

  • Crew Fatigue: What is it and how does it affect the individual and the owner?
  • Crew Fatigue: Crew safeguards and protections.
  • Crew Fatigue: How do we reduce abuses and what are the consequences?
  • Human Rights: What comprises the current maritime human rights landscape and do human rights apply at sea beyond coastal state control?
  • Human Rights: Owner and Flag State responsibilities.
  • Human Rights: Future trends.

 

Chairman: Stephen Drury – Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

Speakers: Allan Graveson (Nautilus), Capt. Michael Lloyd (Master Mariner), Matthew Cox (Gearbulk),

David Hammond (Human Rights at Sea)

Venue: Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, 65 Crutched Friars, LONDON, EC3N 2AE

Date: Tuesday 10 February 2015 6.00pm – 8.00pm (Registration from 5.15p.m.)

This seminar is accredited for 2 CPD points. For further details and bookings please contact the Centre’s office on 020 7936 3417 or e-mail to: shipping@shippinglbc.com Chairman’s tel: 020 7936 3418, E-mail: asheppard@shippinglbc.com ~ All of the Centre’s events are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Course Ref – DVS/LSLC) and the Bar Standards Board. ~ Members – Free; Non-members – £60.00

Basic CMYK

The Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) initiative has been independently developed for the benefit of the international community for matters and issues concerning human rights in the maritime environment. Its aim is to explicitly raise awareness, implementation and accountability for human rights protections throughout the maritime environment, especially where they are currently absent and being abused. www.humanrightsatsea.org

 

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