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Declan Bush



Declan Bush is a Lloyd’s List news reporter based in London. He contributes to daily News Desk coverage across shipping industry beats. Declan is interested in a range of topics including regulation, environment, and seafarer safety.

He worked in local newspapers in Western Australia before moving to the UK in 2017 and working in legal trade publications. Declan received his undergraduate degree in international relations and journalism from Curtin University, Perth, in 2015.

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The World Health Organization has recommended seafarers get priority for vaccinations, in a change to guidance for transport workers. With rollouts gaining pace, the industry may soon start to demand more travel rights for vaccinated crews

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Scrapping rates passed $600 per tonne last week as scarce tonnage and rising local steel plate prices drive a surge in rates not seen since 2008

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Officers’ union threatens industrial action after P&O Ferries reopened a route using agency staff on lower pay and longer hours, after making more than 70 officers redundant in the past year

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