Philippines Green Lane that aims to serve as a guide to all the entities that are involved in opening doors for the seafarers traveling for repatriation and crew change, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ITF has been assisting hundreds of seafarers aboard the six Global Cruise Lines’ vessels currently in Tilbury and Bristol, in the United Kingdom.
After much-awaited anticipation by seamen and their families to be returned home, 307 Trinidadian cruise workers of the cruise line Enchantment of the Seas were finally allowed to set foot at the Cruise ship Complex, Port of Spain.
ICS is encouraging ships around the world to sound their horns when in port at 12.00 local time on 8th July to remind Governments of the ongoing crew change crisis.
Governments have the power to solve a growing humanitarian crisis and must take action to bring seafarers home and allow their relief crews to join ships.
With national and international border shutting down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the repatriation of about 80,000 Filipino seafarers is long overdue.
The annual Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to seafarers and acknowledges the contributions they have been making in maintaining the flow of goods. During this trying time of COVID-19 pandemic, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) recognizes the challenges seafarers face and has been working with the industry, unions, and seafarer missions […]
Georgia is one of the first countries in the region to have recognized and designated seafarers as “key workers” and to have allowed crew change and rotation on its territory.
PSC regimes have expressed their willingness to be part of the solution to the urgent issue of crew changes and repatriation of seafarers.