There were renewed calls for governments to consider seafarers’ welfare today, as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrated its Day of the Seafarer.
IMO general secretary Kitak Lim again called on IMO member states to classify seafarers as key workers and facilitate ships’ crew changes to relieve those trapped on vessels long after their shifts ended.
“Just like other key workers, seafarers are on the front line in this global fight. They …
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