Even though the Chilean Government has decreed an extension of the border closure until 30 April, with tighter restrictions, crew change will be allowed to continue.
Maritime in Minutes Podcast – In this episode Editor Marcus Hand takes a look back at the top and trending stories that appeared on Seatrade Maritime News in February.
The Nautilus Federation has called on governments and global organisations to coordinate a worldwide Covid-19 vaccination programme for seafarers and Inland Waterways Transport crew.
Completely inactive all through 2020 due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, India’s first cruise ship Angriya is being currently used at the southern Sri Lankan port of Galle as a floating hotel to quarantine seafarers who are either leaving or...
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on owners of vessels stranded for many months off China to follow the lead of MSC on crew change.
Speaking yesterday at the launch of a DNV GL white paper on ship safety in the context of digitalisation and decarbonisation, the classification society’s maritime ceo Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen expressed shock that nearly 70% of IMO member states have...
The global crew change crisis could result in a shortage of seafarers if exhausted crew choose to leave the shipping industry rather than risk another long period trapped at sea, warned the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ).
The Liberian Registry has become the first ship registry to sign onto the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change.
The establishment of a global network of crew change hubs would help alleviate the humanitarian crisis seafarers face at present, according to the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ).