Manning the Ships to Save the World Economy – Professional Seamen

Manning the Ships to Save the World Economy – Professional Seamen
03-26-2020 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/manning-the-ships-to-save-the...

The New York Times’ article “Trapped at Sea by Covid-19 Lockdowns, Crew Members Plead for Help: “We want to go home” is a difficult subject for everyone, but the matter can be even more heart wrenching to the general public.

COVID-19 Crisis: Singapore Announces Resilience Budget for Maritime Industry

COVID-19 Crisis: Singapore Announces Resilience Budget for Maritime Industry
Baibhav Mishra - March 27, 2020 https://seanews.co.uk/shipping/maritime-shipping/covid-19-crisis-singapo...

India: Corona-hit maritime and logistics sectors seek rescue package as trade slows; Indian ports declare force majeure

India: Corona-hit maritime and logistics sectors seek rescue package as trade slows
26/03/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/india-corona-hit-maritime-and-logis...

India’s maritime industry, the backbone of the export-import trade, is seeking a relief package from the government to deal with a looming crisis as the coronavirus pandemic takes a toll on the global economy.

Video Highlights Problem of Unregistered Crewing Agencies in India

Video Highlights Problem of Unregistered Crewing Agencies in India
03-22-2020 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/video-highlights-problem-of-u...

Manning industry reels from Covid-19 effects

Manning industry reels from Covid-19 effects
Yashika F. Torib March 25, 2020 https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/03/25/business/maritime-business/mannin...

The country’s manning industry is reeling over the domino effect caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic that has led to multiple community quarantines across the country.

Maritime industry writes to UN bodies on change of seafarers

Maritime industry writes to UN bodies on change of seafarers
3/24/2020 https://menafn.com/1099903373/Maritime-industry-writes-to-UN-bodies-on-c...

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) International maritime chambers have written to the agencies of the United Nations on the importance of seafarers in global trade and smooth functioning of the supply chains.

Don’t leave the shipping industry high and dry

Don’t leave the shipping industry high and dry
24/03/2020 https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/dont-leave-the-shipping-industry-hi...

On 22 March, the UK Chamber of Shipping outlined the risks to the UK shipping sector in a letter to the Sunday Telegraph.

SIR – These are incredibly difficult times for our country and it is imperative that the Government supports Britain’s shipping sector.

'The thing could be a coronavirus death ship': Australian workers forced to board Chinese cargo carrier or 'lose their jobs' - despite fears the 26 crew on board hadn't been tested for COVID-19

EXCLUSIVE: 'The thing could be a coronavirus death ship': Australian workers forced to board Chinese cargo carrier or 'lose their jobs' - despite fears the 26 crew on board hadn't been tested for COVID-19
Wayne Flower 25 March 2020

Shanghai issues guidance to allow Chinese crew shifts

Shanghai issues guidance to allow Chinese crew shifts
Jason Jiang March 24th, 2020 https://splash247.com/shanghai-issues-guidance-to-allow-chinese-crew-shi...

The Shanghai government has eased the crew change ban by releasing a new guidance for managing crew shift issues at Shanghai Port.

Seafarer’s non-deployment due to replacement is a breach of contract

Seafarer’s non-deployment due to replacement is a breach of contract
ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO - March 24,2020 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/296673/seafarers-non-deployment-due-t...

Failure to deploy a seafarer due to replacement by another seafarer is considered a breach of contract entitling him to damages.

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