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Fed up and exhausted. Bulker crew downs tools and is repatriated thanks to ITF

Some of the Contamines crew thank the ITF for support throughout their ordeal as they finally head home

PortandTerminal.com, August 19, 2020 Exhausted crew members of South Korean-owned bulk carrier repatriated after downing their tools | Crew had been on board as virtual “slaves” with expired contracts and approaching a year at sea PANAMA CITY – Seafarers on the South Korean-owned bulk carrier ‘Contamines’ stood up and refused to work further as their ship came into berth in …

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Union Says Ship Crews Can Stop Work Despite Risk to Trade. They should.

Covid infected crew member being taken off cargo ship

BLOOMBERG, JUNE 17, 2020 Krystal Chia and Richard Weiss for Bloomberg News – The International Transport Workers’ Federation said it will now support ship crews’ rights to stop working, even if that comes at the cost of disrupting global trade. The change in messaging comes after it says governments took insufficient action to facilitate the repatriation of around 200,000 seafarers …

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