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ICS : Shipping industry demands vaccine priority for seafarers amid renewed crew change struggles

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ICS is demanding that governments, who are once again restricting travel as a reaction to new COVID-19 mutations, recognise the vital role seafarers play in the global supply chain The International Chamber of Shipping is leading calls for governments to put seafarers and frontline maritime shore workers at the head of the vaccine queue and to designate seafarers as keyworkers, to avoid a repeat of the 2020 ‘crew …

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Issue : Crew change crisis in India

The crew change crisis among the seafarers, ship owners, and managers in India are getting worse with the escalating costs undertaken to swap crews after they fulfill the tenures in contracts. Crew change agencies are currently charging up to $150,000 in cash in exchange for their services. The cost includes …

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