Essays about: "seamen"

Found 3 essays containing the word seamen.

  1. 1. DER BLÅSER HAN! (There he blows!) : On sailors, whales, and relationships based on not-knowing

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Guadalupe Canale; [2020]
    Keywords : Ontology; Opacity; Anthropomorphism; Technology; Kinship; Maritime anthropology; Multispecies ethnography; Environmental Humanities;

    Abstract : In a town in northern Norway, the sailors on whale-watching boats meet whales in their daily work. Many have up to 30 years’ experience in locating the whales, through sight or submerged microphones, and in positioning the boats in non-intrusive ways that respect the whales’ life in the open water. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Somali Piracy on Seafarers' Rights: A Cross-Disciplinary Assessment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Aysun Yücel; [2012]
    Keywords : seafarers; seamen; human; labour; rights; Somali; Somalia; piracy; armed robbery; maritime; violence; ships; vessels; liability; enforcement; MLC; convention; CMI; model; national; law; open; flag; registry; human rights; maritime law; criminal law; international; regional; jurisdiction; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Background: Somali piracy and armed robbery against ships remain to be one of the major global concerns today. Since 2007, over 1,500 piracy and piratical attacks were reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre. These figures were gradually increased over the years, along with the degree of maritime violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health related quality of life among seamen-focus on Lithuanian seamen

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för hälsa

    Author : Regina Malakauskiene; [2006]
    Keywords : seamen; fishermen; seafarers; health; QOL;

    Abstract : Seamen are an exceptional category of people, because they spend most part of their lives being at sea. They are affected by environmental risk factors in everyday activities. The total majority of seamen lives and works in conditions that are extremely harmful to their health. READ MORE