This week, the first COVID-19 vaccines for seafarers were administered as part of the Dutch vaccination program for crew.
visited the vaccination campaign where more than 20 seafarers received their J&J vaccine.amely, on 16th June, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management
Because seafarers are a hard-to-reach target group who are confronted worldwide with limited freedom of movement due to COVID-19 measures, customization is necessary to be able to vaccinate them (in time).
….Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners (KVNR) announced.
To remind, the Dutch government set up the Dutch vaccination program for seafarers and has invited the Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners to take charge of this programme.
The application procedure for vaccinations opened in the afternoon of 9 June, while the first vaccinations started on 15th June.