In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the major disruptions that has brought, the International Group and its 13 constituent P&I Clubs joined forces and issued a strong message to draw attention on the crew change crisis.
Human Rights at Sea recently announced that is collaborating with the Indian Ministry of Shipping and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India to improve human rights outcomes for Indian seafarers around the global.
In light of the crew change crisis that COVID-19 has brought, BIMCO’s offices in Shanghai announced that China opens up 10 ports for foreign crew change operations.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and the crew change matter, the American Club issed a circular, noting that extented the validity of PEME certificates to November 30, 2020.
In light of the crew change crisis that has arised, seven seafarers who have been stranded onboard a container ship for more than a year, are expected to be repatriated on 10 October, 2020.
Amid the coronavirus outbreak onboard the bulker Patricia Oldendorff, Maritime Union of Australia has a novel proposal for solving a crew change dilemma: replace the foreign crew with local Australian seafarers.
Following the crew change matter that has presented, International Transport Workers’ Federation general secretary Stephen Cotton, urged once again the governments to put an end to that crisis.
Following the crew change issue due to COVID-19, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) have jointly offered $500.000 to support countries that adopt best practices for crew change.
In light of the growing number of abandoned crew onboard ships in the Arab region,without pay, food or water, ITF Arab World and Iran Network join forces to help and get them home.
Amid coronavirus outbreak, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) managed to bring back home the fatigued crewmembers of a South Korean-owned bulk carrier, as seafarers downed their tools after working onboard with expired contracts and approaching almost a year at sea.
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