Nautilus International is an independent, influential, global trade union and professional organisation, committed to delivering high quality, cost-effective services to members, and welfare support to necessitous seafarers, their dependants and other maritime professionals.
Nautilus works with members, the maritime community, national governments and international agencies to create change, which improves the lives of maritime professionals. We give a voice to maritime professionals from the very beginning of their training, throughout their employment and into retirement.
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Nautilus has helped produce industry guidelines on seafarer mental health awareness for shipping companies.
Report for the ITF prepared by US-based researcher Dr Randall Williams, concluding the company's planned cuts are 'wholly disproportionate'.
Research report from the European Transport Workers’ Federation and European Community Shipowners’ Associations on ways to improve career mobility and progression at sea and from sea to shore jobs.
ETF/ECSA guidelines for shipping companies on identifying bullying and harassment in the workplace and to develop policies to tackle the issue.
Workbook to accompany ETF /ECSA guidelines and video to tackle bullying and harassment in the maritime workplace.
Edinna standard inland navigation communication phrases.
Guidance from the UK National Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Committee on how maritime employers should develop workplace smoking policies for employees and passengers.
How maritime employers should ensure that all staff, contractors and passengers can work and travel in an environment that is free of violence and aggression.
Research report commissioned by the European Transport Workers’ Federation.
Guidance from the UK National Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Committee on how maritime employers should help workers protect themselves against HIV/AIDS, and tackle prejudice.