At its 32nd session, the IMO Assembly adopted a resolution on comprehensive action to address seafarers’ challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Costa Cruises first cruise ship voyage in this season has begun in the Greek island of Corfu with 600 tourists.
Internet Connectivity at Sea is a Lifeline for Seafarers during COVID-19 as Some on the Ocean for Two Years.
Many seafarers are stuck in Hamburg due to the Corona pandemic. They do not know when they will be able to travel home again.
Maritime charity’s campaign receives its first donation to sustain welfare and support programme from MSC Group
The Maritime Safety Committee, 102nd session (MSC 102), 4-11 November 2020 (virtual session) approved a circular containing protocols for safe crew change during the pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic and the travel restrictions put in place to attempt containment drag on, around 200,000 merchant seafarers are trapped aboard ships in violation of international law.
The hull of the Yara Birkeland vessel was launched to sea in Romania in February 2020 and is expected to arrive at the Norwegian shipyard in May where she will be fitted with various control- and navigation systems and undergo testing before delivery to Yara.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put seafarers around the world in precarious situations. Travel restrictions mean some cannot leave their ships, be repatriated home, or even get urgent medical assistance.