Bild: Seemann mit Fernrohr
I am seafarer and I want to know:
Bild: Seemann mit Fernrohr
People of the German flag
Behind the German flag are many strong personalities. We introduce the people of the shipping sector that are closely connected to German flag. Currently: Jannes Piepgras
ICS Guidance on how to deal with COVID-19
ICS Guidance on how to deal with COVID-19
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a guidance document for ship operators. It gives advice on the best practices to protect their seafarers and how to deal with suspect cases and confirmed cases on board the ship.
Annual Report 2019 on the German Maritime Labour Act
Annual Report 2019 on the German Maritime Labour Act
In its Annual Report 2019 on the German Maritime Labour Act, the Ship Safety Division of BG Verkehr comprehensively presents how it verified compliance with the requirements of the German Maritime Labour Act throughout the last year. A guidance document on the topic "Working and living on board" aids with the implementation of the German Maritime Labour Act.
Less pirate attacks
Less pirate attacks
Throughout the first quarter of the ongoing year, shipping companies reported 119 pirate attacks and armed raids to the Piracy Reporting Centre of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). This is less than the previous year. The German Flag offers seafarers and shipping companies comprehensive support with prevention and coping with piracy raids.