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If the 300,000 seafarers stuck at sea came from rich, white countries would there be a repatriation problem?

Crew members taking a break on a cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, June 18, 2020 Let’s call it what it is. One of the reasons 300,000 seafarers languish at sea waiting to come home is racism plain and simple. HALIFAX, CANADA – Statistically, most of the people who work on cargo ships share three things in common. They’re not white, they come from poorer nations and they’re out of sight, tucked …

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The 300,000 seafarers stuck at sea will be ignored until they go on strike. Will they?

PortandTerminal.com, June 15, 2020 It’s now time for seafarers to go on strike to force governments to take immediate action and facilitate their swift repatriation. The time for talk alone is over. LONDON – There are presently 300,000 seafarers working at sea beyond their contractual agreement. Most have already extended their contracts. Some have been trapped on board their vessels …

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150,000 seafarers in need of crew change on May 15th. #BringHomeSailors

People holding handwritten letters that spell out #bring home sailors

PortandTerminal.com, May 4, 2020 Families of the 150k seafarers who need a crew change by May 15th have launched a movement, #BringHomeSailors, to bring awareness to their plight NEW DELHI, INDIA – Around 150,000 seafarers remain trapped at sea, on containerships and other cargo vessels, by coronavirus travel restrictions – a threat to supply chains, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) …

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