FOSMA & MASSA Refute Claims Of Official Chinese ‘Ban’ On Indian Seafarers


FOSMA & & MASSA Refute Claims Of Official Chinese ‘Ban’ On Indian Seafarers

The Foreign Ship- proprietors Representatives and also Ship Managers Association (FOSMA) and also Maritime Association of Shipowners Shipmanagers and also Agents (MASSA) have actually just recently launched a joint declaration to clarify on some media reports concerning there being an informal ‘ban’ by the Chinese Government on Indian seafarers going into and also leaving China, and also which has actually caused substantial task losses to the Indians.

FOSMA and also MASSA, 2 of the significant delivery bodies of India that give 75% of Indian workforce on international front runners, have actually mentioned that their participants suggest neither any type of significant change far from Indian seafaring workforce neither any type of adjustments to what China had actually enforced in the SOP’s for Indian seafarers from the extremely beginning of this pandemic.

They even more mentioned, “The previous 3 months have actually been incredibly testing because of boosted effect of COVID, in India and also in various other nations, which have actually with each other placed staff alleviations (Indian, along with others) in chaos in nations generally matched for alleviations.

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“However, the Indian Maritime Administration is fully seized of the matter and is in dialogue with the concerned states to find a suitable resolution to this stalemate.”

About FOSMA

Foreign Ship- proprietors Representatives and also Ship Managers Association (FOSMA) was developed in India in 1989, as a charitable company under area 25 of the Companies Act, 1958( currently Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013).

It’s a body rep of the international proprietors and also ship supervisors running in India for the objective of establishing, advertising and also securing their organization tasks and also the rate of interest of international proprietors in India.
It motivates and also advertises polite connections and also unanimity amongst reps of international proprietors and also ship supervisors on all topics including their typical good.

About MASSA

The Maritime Association of Shipowners Shipmanagers and also Agents (MASSA) is a charitable making body of Shipowners, Shipmanagers and also their Agents, signed up as a Section 25 firm, under the Companies Act, 1956 and also based inMumbai Members consist of business which have a lengthy organization with Indian Manning and also are determined as typical companies of Indian Officers and also Ratings.

MASSA is an independent company that takes pleasure in an outstanding connection and also functioning partnership with the Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & & Director General of Shipping, Indian Shipowners and also allied delivery passions, the National Union of Seafarers of India, Forward Seamens Union of India, and also the Maritime Union ofIndia MASSA is stood for in different legal bodies in the Shipping market.



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