UN initiative calls on cargo owners to help safeguard seafarers

UN initiative calls on cargo owners to help safeguard seafarers
Adis Ajdin May 7, 2021 https://splash247.com/un-initiative-calls-on-cargo-owners-to-help-safegu...

Chinese seafarers land knockout jab in crewing crunch, wage bill spikes

Chinese seafarers land knockout jab in crewing crunch, wage bill spikes
Sam Chambers May 7, 2021 https://splash247.com/chinese-seafarers-land-knockout-jab-in-crewing-cru...

New Indicator Seeks to Quantify and Inform Crew Change Crisis

New Indicator Seeks to Quantify and Inform Crew Change Crisis
05-06-2021 https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/new-indicator-seeks-to-quanti...

12 Filipino seafarers positive for COVID-19 after 2-day port stop in hotspot India; 2 critical

12 Filipino seafarers positive for COVID-19 after 2-day port stop in hotspot India; 2 critical
May 07 2021 https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/07/21/pinoy-seamen-from-india-covid-19

MANILA— More than half of 21 seamen in an all-Filipino crew of a container vessel arrived in the Philippines with COVID-19 Thursday, with two of them critical, after a two-day port stop in India where the disease has scored record-breaking deaths and infection rates.

Apostleship of the Sea continues to aid impacted seafarers in Baltimore

Apostleship of the Sea continues to aid impacted seafarers in Baltimore
Lisa Harlow May 6, 2021 https://catholicreview.org/apostleship-of-the-sea-continues-to-aid-impac...

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect daily life, the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), a Catholic ministry for seafarers, has become a literal life preserver for the seafarers who are impacted by COVID-19.

12 Filipino seafarers from India positive for COVID-19 evacuated, to be moved to quarantine center

12 Filipino seafarers from India positive for COVID-19 evacuated, to be moved to quarantine center
CNN Philippines Staff May 7, 2021 https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2021/5/7/MV-Athens-Bridge-India-Filipino...

Seafarer Crisis Shows Signs of Worsening Amid India Virus Surge

Seafarer Crisis Shows Signs of Worsening Amid India Virus Surge
Ann Koh 7 May 2021 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-07/seafarer-crisis-shows...

Hundreds of thousands of seafarers risk being stuck at sea beyond the expiry of their contracts because of India’s surging coronavirus outbreak, according to one of the world’s largest independent crude ship owners.

South Africa: Ports Authority tracing people who came into contact with 14 Filipino crew members of the vessel Eaubonne

Ports Authority tracing people who came into contact with Filipino crew members
Lebo Tshangela 5 May 2021 https://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/ports-authority-tracing-people-who-cam...

The National Ports Authority says it is in the process of tracing those who may have been in contact with 14 Filipino crew members onboard a ship in the Durban harbour, who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Retail Brands Pledge Supply Chain Audit to Help Seafarers Stranded by COVID-19

Retail Brands Pledge Supply Chain Audit to Help Seafarers Stranded by COVID-19
K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) May 5, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/retail-brands-pledge-supply-chain-audit-to-help-sea...

Unilever Plc and other big retail brands are among consumer giants adopting a toolkit to audit their shipping supply chains in an effort to help bring seafarers stuck on commercial vessels back home and eliminate human rights risks.

Crew Welfare Charities Launch Fund to Help Indian Seafarers Amid Surging Virus Cases

Crew Welfare Charities Launch Fund to Help Indian Seafarers Amid Surging Virus Cases
Mike Schuler May 5, 2021 https://gcaptain.com/crew-welfare-charities-launch-fund-to-help-indian-s...

A group of the leading seafarer welfare charities and other shipping industry stakeholders have launched a $1 million emergency relief fund to support seafarers and their families impacted by the rampant COVID-19 outbreak in India.

Pages

Subscribe to seafarertimes.com RSS