Crew change problems could bring Maersk ships to a standstill
Challenges related to changing crews on ships during the coronavirus pandemic could ultimately make some of Maersk's ships come to a standstill, acknowledges CEO Søren Skou. He also praises Danish authorities' efforts to handle the matter.
With daily rates of USD 100,000 a few weeks ago, the LPG market was basically a money press, as BW LPG chief executive Anders Onarheim puts it in an interview with ShippingWatch. Today, rates would have a hard time going any lower, he says.
At Maersk Supply Service, only three percent of seafarers are female. The company wants to ensure that women never find themselves alone in a male-dominated environment and will deploy women in pairs, head of crew management tells ShippingWatch.
Europe's biggest port now presents a list of 27 companies that have secured permission to operate bunker barges in the port. The licenses have been introduced as part of the efforts to get better control of the port's bunker business.