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Shippers are Urged to Care About the Crew Change Crisis

As ship operators are still unable to conduct crew changes, the issue has become the single greatest operational challenge confronting the global shipping industry. International shipping bodies BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Intertanko have written a letter urging Jeff Bezos of Amazon to use his influence with governments to push for public…

Source: International Maritime Organization

Worsening crew change crisis and Stranded Seafarers

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has warned that the COVID-19 restrictions on travel and transit have severely impacted seafarers. In a press release dated September 24th, 2020, the IMO details recent news and events around this humanitarian issue (click here to read). They highlight the devastating reality of this situation in the following statement: “Some…