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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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Cruise line crew file class-action lawsuit – “held in virtual slavery” without pay

Bald man smiling

PortandTerminal.com, August 5, 2020 Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line CEO Oneil Khosa (shown above) boarded one of the cruise ships he is responsible for in early June, promising the unpaid, trapped and desperate crew aboard $1,000 each. That promise has not been kept and his crew have been kept as slaves for months. Enough. MIAMI – Crew members from the Bahamas …

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Port authorities in UK board cruise ships over fears for crew welfare – The Guardian

Cruise ship crew on hunger strike.

PortandTerminal.com, June 19, 2020 LONDON – England’s The Guardian Newspaper is reporting that British port authorities have boarded six cruise ships anchored near London and Bristol amid “serious concerns” over the welfare of almost 1,500 crew stranded because of the coronavirus pandemic. One of the vessels, the Astoria, has been temporarily detained following reports to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency …

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At least 42,000 cruise ship workers still trapped at sea – Miami Herald/AP

Cruise crew room. View of sea from window

Associated Press, June 14, 2020 MIAMI (AP) — More than 40,000 cruise ship workers are still stuck at sea because of concerns about the coronavirus. The Miami Herald reports that at least 42,000 workers remain trapped on cruise ships without paychecks, and some still are suffering from COVID-19, three months after the industry shut down. Cruise lines stopped sailing in mid-March after several …

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