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Cyprus calls for a global vaccination program: Key actions to maintain momentum with seafarer vaccinations

In late April, ILO adopted Resolution concerning COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers, proposed by the Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM). Cyprus is now calling for a mapping exercise to identify the number of vaccines required for seafarers ashore at seafarer supplying countries. In this context, Mr Vassilios Demetriades, Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister, talks about this new resolution and how Cyprus continues to push for safe crew changes and maintain momentum with seafarer vaccinations.

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Career Paths: Jacob Damgaard, Britannia P&I

In our special column, we are glad to host an interview with Mr. Jacob Damgaard, Associate Director - Loss Prevention, Britannia P&I, who highlights the importance of understanding and respecting other cultures towards achieving success. Mr. Damgaard had the chance to work at sea with many different nationalities that taught him a lot about foreign cultures and customs.

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Blue Planet Shipping: It is imperative to establish access to vaccines for every seafarer

Blue Planet Shipping announced that the entire crew of MV Afros has been vaccinated onboard with the USA/EU approved single dose Johnson & Jonhson vaccine. On the occasion, SAFETY4SEA contacted Mrs. Ioanna Vernardou, DPA / CSO, Blue Planet Shipping Safety Quality Environmental Department, to learn more about the vaccination process and spread the message across.

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