New data finds 150,000 seafarers trapped at sea by COVID-19. Ships in ports across the world sounded their horns in solidarity and to highlight the need for action by governments
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) coordinated with ships around the world to sound their horns when in port at 12.00 local time on Labour Day – 1 May.
The initiative is an opportunity to recognize the 1.6 million workers who are at sea and maintaining global supply chains.
Our team onboard the VLCC “Nave Neutrino” stands together in solidarity while supporting the 150,000 #seafarers who are waiting for crew change & the 1.6 million seafarers who are keeping the world fed & fuelled.#HeroesAtSeaShoutout #LabourDay2020 @Capt_Unni @shippingics pic.twitter.com/IBgCHuhAh9
— Synergy Marine Group (@SynergyGroup06) May 1, 2020
Our crew on Elly Maersk join the other vessels around the world to Sound The Horn in recognition of the vital work and contribution by seafarers and front line workers, for all of us. Thank You Stay Safe. #HeroesAtSeaShoutout #LabourDay2020 #staysafe #Maersk pic.twitter.com/SYsJKzjxTY
— Maersk (@Maersk) May 1, 2020
#HeroesAtSeaShoutout from the Thun Galaxy to support the unsung heroes at sea. Who keep the world economy moving. Thank you all @shippingics @zeevaart @AnnetKoster @iswan_org @WISTAInt @guyplatten @MFShippingGroup @TPelupessy pic.twitter.com/Zgsdcn07KQ
— Karin Orsel (@KarinOrsel) May 1, 2020
— Guy Platten (@guyplatten) May 1, 2020
Sound On! ? Today Dublin Port Co.’s Heroes At Sea sounded their horns to mark May Day/#LabourDay, in recognition of & honouring all seafarers for the vital work they carry out every day. Thank you to our Heroes at Sea, from all at Dublin Port Co. ? #HeroesAtSeaShoutOut pic.twitter.com/GpOIiwsqfM
— Dublin Port Company (@DublinPortCo) May 1, 2020
— UK Shipping (@ukshipping) May 1, 2020
Our CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE sounds her horn in #Shanghai to support heroes of global trade #LaborDay #HeroesAtSeaShoutout
Thank you to all the seafarers and workers for their vital work. pic.twitter.com/NKtcc14UcC pic.twitter.com/Eu2qJ86IYW
— CMA CGM Group (@cmacgm) May 1, 2020
Today, Ships in #Georgian #Ports sounded their horns at 12:00 noon local time for the #HeroesAtSeaShoutout iniciative to celebrate and recognize the contribution of #keyworkers including seafarers and port workers. #HeroesAtSeaShoutout #EveryShipmentCounts #WorkersDay pic.twitter.com/Xvbpk9bWtH
— Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia (@MTA_Georgia) May 1, 2020
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