Shipping firms in Mumbai began to spread a ray of sunshine on over 8000 repatriated seafarers, after resuming recruitment for overseas employment in the last 20 days.
A set of new protocols for seafarers by the Swiss-based MSC Cruises that restricts ‘shore leave’ for the members has resulted in negative reactions by the past and current crew, stating that a decision like this “would really be unbearable”.
What seemed to look like a crowded gathering on the decks of Provincetown II, the cruise ship by Bay State Cruise Company raised questions and nods of disapproval among the public, especially owing to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vistrato Limited, the specialists in online dry bulk training, have produced a comprehensive ‘COVID-19 Guide for Ship/Shore Interactions’ for ships and terminals handling solid bulk cargoes during the current global pandemic.
Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus outbreak is at its most severe in the last 7 months, meaning that it should now ready itself for stringent protocols to avoid community spread in its efforts to fight the pandemic in the next two weeks.
Worlds’ first ‘megaship’ Sovereign and sister vessel Monarch is now beached at Aliga, Turkey, waiting to be scrapped for recycling.
The wonder of the Seas, which will supposedly be the largest cruise ship ever built, has experienced a delay in its delivery due to the coronavirus pandemic.
85 out of the 119 crew members aboard the fishing vessel ‘The American Triumph’ have been tested COVID-19 positive after two weeks at sea.
Public health Commissioner Dr. Jude Gedeon has spoken about developments on the 91 COVID-19 affected seafarers from the Spanish Tuna fishing fleet stating that 24 patients in the group have now recovered.