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More transparency needed in shipping industry to tackle the impact of COVID-19

Early results from our 2020 shipping survey – Navigating a post-COVID world indicate that industry participants believe more transparency is needed to tackle the impact and challenges caused by the pandemic. 66% of respondents so far indicate that transparency and sharing of information might be key to the shipping industry emerging stronger from the crisis. … Continue Reading

Navigating a post-COVID world: Take part in our survey

How will the shipping industry respond to the impact of COVID-19? We are conducting a short anonymous survey to discover what impact participants consider COVID-19 will have on the shipping industry. Through collecting responses from companies representing the industry across different sectors and geographies, we shall analyse the impact COVID-19 may have on different segments … Continue Reading

Protection for Seafarers? International Summit on Crew Changes

On 9 July, governmental representatives of the UK, Denmark, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Indonesia, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and USA held a virtual summit, alongside business leaders across the world, to discuss the issues faced by seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit was hosted by UK Transport Secretary, Grant … Continue Reading

Shipping Update 2 – COVID-19: Emerging Themes

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Two days later, the WHO stated that Europe showed more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined, apart from China. Italy now has more reported deaths from COVID-19 than China and, as COVID-19 continues to spread, governments … Continue Reading
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