The 'general cargo' category covers bulk carriers and coasters. Members tend to operate in Europe.
Those on the larger bulk carriers work all over the world. Personnel numbers vary, but tend not to go much beyond the legal minimum safe manning requirement for a vessel.
Collective bargaining agreements
Nautilus has collective bargaining (recognition) agreements with companies in this sector including the following:
- Carisbrooke Shipping
- Intrada Ship Management/Scot Line
- LCT Newhaven
- Reederei Zürich
- Suisse Atlantique