Maersk considers participating in US vaccination program for seafarers

The world's largest container line, Maersk, considers offering vaccines against the coronavirus to its seafarers through a new US vaccination program just like tanker carrier Torm and ship management company Anglo-Eastern have already done.

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Maersk considers offering crews aboard the carrier's many container ships, which regularly call on ports in the US, to be vaccinated against the coronavirus under a new US vaccination program, Maersk informs in an email to ShippingWatch.

"We are working on all fronts to help get our seafarers vaccinated against Covid-19. This also applies in the US, which has, among other things, made it possible to vaccinate foreign seafarers," writes Maersk in the email.

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