David Hammond

Ending Exploitative Recruitment Fees

By David Hammond 01-11-2020 05:12:47

Posted in: Business

Recruitment fees and related costs charged to individuals seeking work in the commercial shipping and fishing industries are unacc...

The Need for a Human Rights at Sea Declaration with Teeth

By David Hammond 10-09-2019 02:43:25

Posted in: Government

The recent publishing of our fifth annual Human Rights at Sea report on October 1, 2019 was another milestone in being able to pub...

Sea-Watch Captain Freed: A Victory for Humanitarian Rescue at Sea

By David Hammond 07-08-2019 05:51:44

Posted in: Maritime

Captain Carola Rackete has now been freed, but the European political controversy continues. The judicial decision delivered a...

Human Rights at Sea Annual Review 2018

By David Hammond 12-28-2018 05:25:23

Posted in: Maritime

Looking back over past annual reviews there is a common theme of highlighting what we can do better in addition to discussing our...

MV Liberty Prrudencia: A Gross Failure in Protecting Seafarers' Rights

By David Hammond 04-19-2017 06:31:15

Posted in: Maritime

I have great respect for the mental and physical tenacity of the remaining 13 Indian crew of the MV Liberty Prrudencia. At the tim...

Human Rights at Sea: An Annual Review

When asked to provide an annual review the temptation is to list every subjective 2016 success to polish the corporate image and p...

Human Rights: Stand Up for Someone

By David Hammond 12-13-2016 11:15:33

Posted in: Maritime

Today, we celebrate and promote Human Rights Day across the globe. This commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nati...

Human Rights: Why BP Should be Congratulated

By David Hammond 06-07-2016 12:28:52

Posted in: Maritime

By David Hammond, CEO and Founder of Human Rights at Sea As a maritime human rights charity for whom the topic of business and...

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