volume 1, issue 2, P149-162 2016
DOI: 10.1108/mabr-05-2016-0010
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Sik Kwan Tai

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to review the development of registered seafarers working onboard Hong Kong ships. Design/methodology/approach Data obtained from the Marine Department showing the number of registered seafarers from 1960 to 2015. Findings The registered seafarers can be observed in three different stages, namely, the peak stage from 1960 to 1982, the declining stage from 1983 to 1996 and the reforming stage from 1997 to 2015. Originality/value Very few papers can be found in Hong Ko…

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