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Looming crew crisis requires urgent action, not words

The crewing crisis never left us, but it is about to get much, much worse. There is still a gulf between what governments and charterers are saying versus what they are prepared to do in practice. The time for gesture politics is over, words need to be replaced by actions

Crewing Coronavirus

Fluid port regulations frustrate seafarers

South Africa’s port authority has changed its mind again this week in relation to how crew repatriation at the country’s ports should be regulated 

International Containers

The Lloyd’s List podcast: Is shipping about to be hit by a global crew shortage?

The crewing crisis never went away, the industry just worked around the problems, but with India now engulfed with a new coronavirus strain, Myanmar seafarers locked out due to sanctions at home and existing logjams getting worse, there is a very real possibility that shipping has a global crew shortage coming in the post. Joining the podcast this week to discuss the current crew changeover constraints and looming disaster scenarios is the International Chamber of Shipping secretary general, Guy Platten

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Crewing

Role of seafarers in keeping the world moving is unrecognised

Anglo-Eastern Ship Management chief says despite all the good shipping is doing for the world, the world does not understand the plight of the individuals who serve on board

Crewing Ship operations

Stranded crew data reveals extent of changeover crisis

Managers warned that the seemingly low percentages shown by the indicator by no means signals the end of the crew change storm. And ‘2021 is set to be worse than the past year’

Asia Pacific Containers

Global crew changes paralysed by pandemic ‘chaos’

‘Crew logistics has almost come to a halt, the challenges are intractable,’ says leading shipmanager

Crewing Coronavirus

Stakeholder self-interest is damaging industry progress

The dire situation for Indian seafarers has prompted charities and leading industry players to set up an emergency relief fund. This initiative reflects an urgent need for shipping to think as one

Crewing Environment

Egyptian court rejects Ever Given arrest appeal

Tailback ships remained on-hire, while routing round the Cape of Good Hope did constitute deviation and charterers will have no right to laycan damages, according to preliminary analysis from law firm

Egypt Crewing
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