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New Risk to Global Supply Chains Emerges as Weary Crews, Stuck Offshore, Halt Work

Map of Australia

Bloomberg, August 7, 2020 (Bloomberg) — A new risk to global supply chains is emerging as exhausted seafarers stuck offshore for months halt work, a breaking point caused by restrictions on crew changes amid coronavirus precautions. Three vessels are idled in Australia after crews who worked beyond their contracts demanded to be repatriated, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation. …

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200,000 Seafarers Fear There’s No Plan to Get Them Off Ships

Two seafarers. Life vests. Tanker.

BLOOMBERG, JULY 9, 2020 Thousands of workers remain stranded at sea amid border, port restrictions | Shippers risk halted operations if crew elect to stop working By K Oanh Ha, Krystal Chia, and Claire Jiao for Bloomberg – Like thousands of other seafarers, Karika Neethling wanted to get home as the coronavirus pandemic convulsed the cruise industry in March. Her anxiety grew more …

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Royal Caribbean crew on hunger strike until company proves it is sending them home – Miami Herald

Crew members on a cruise ship

PortandTerminal.com, May 9, 2020 MIAMI, FL – The Miami Herald is reporting that fifteen Romanian crew members on Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas cruise ship say they are on a hunger strike until the company agrees to send them home. The Navigator of the Seas is currently at anchor between the coast of Florida and the Bahamas amongst dozens …

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