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Analysis on Certain Problems concerning Taiwan’s Seafarer Employment
Yuen Hau Lu;Marie Chia-Yi Li;Chih-ChingChang;Shiou-Yu Chen
|Contributors: ||NTOU:Department of Shipping and Transportation Management|
Shipping policy;seafarer’s policy;imbalance of seafarer’s supply and demand;seafarer’s training and employment
|Issue Date: ||2011-10-20T08:33:57Z
Abstract:Shipping industry acts as an important role for Taiwan’s economic development in past decades. An effective shipping development policy must contain those projects of seafarers’ training, employment, and welfare schemes. All these measures have to be adopted through legislative efforts which will rely on the efforts of government and private sectors. In view of Taiwan’s seafarers’ policy has faced some challenges and needs to be reviewed in order to provide solutions, this study explores certain problems of seafarers’ employment schemes through documentary analysis and interviews with the key persons in charge of seafarers affairs in Taiwan’s shipping industry. It discusses the difficulties of employing qualified seafarers, the imbalance of seafarers’ supply and demand, the problems arising from insufficient supply of seafarers, such as impact on navigation safety, etc. This study suggests the government and the private shipping companies adopt certain measures to overcome current difficulties, including the improvement of welfare, training and other employment conditions. It aims to offer win-win result for shipping companies and seafarers. It also intends to provide reference to government, shipping companies.
|Relation: ||18(1), pp.1-25|
|Appears in Collections:||[航運管理學系] 期刊論文|
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