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Maersk Calls for Action as Stranded Seafarers Rise to 400,000

A Maersk Eindhoven container ship moored in Yokohama, Japan.

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 United Nations, companies and governments meet on crisis |  Unilever, P&G among brands warning of supply disruption By K Oanh Ha and Jack Wittels for Bloomberg -The world’s largest container shipping companies and the United Nations Secretary-General are appealing to governments to resolve a labor crisis that has stranded 400,000 workers on boats, according to a new estimate from …

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Australia Bans Another Ship Over Wages Owed to Crew

Cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, July 30, 2020 Seafarers on Liberia-flagged TW Hamburg were underpaid and suffered poor food provision, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.  SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Overnight the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier, TW Hamburg, from Australian ports for 12 months. Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows that the 93,230 dwt TW Hamburg is owned by China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding …

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This Greek shipowner doesn’t pay his crew. So Australia impounded one of his ships

Douche bag who doesn't pay his crew. Map

PortandTerminal.com, July 27, 2020 The maritime authority has taken steps to ensure that the seafarers onboard a Marmaras Navigation bulker have been paid in full before the ship leaves Australia. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) today banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Agia Sofia from Australian ports for six months. The vessel is owned by Marmaras Navigation …

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Australia bans 2 deadbeat bulk carriers for not paying crew

PortandTerminal.com, September 14, 2019 In an unprecedented move, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has today banned two bulk carriers from Australian ports for breaching the most basic rights of seafarers – paying them what they are owed, on-time. BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – The Panama-registered Fortune Genius in Gladstone and the Xing Jing Hai in Brisbane have been banned for a period of …

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