Bimco chief disappointed by lack of support for stranded seafarers

Bimco's secretary general is disappointed by the absence of key maritime countries at last week's summit. He calls for clear plans of action get seafarers home. Maersk executive also calls for action.

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Bimco's new secretary general is disappointed by the lack of support for the many seafarers who are stranded on board ships across the globe.

In a statement, Bimco Secretary General David Loosley, who took charge of the shipping association two weeks ago, voices disappointment about the number participants at a recent summit, which included participants from several leading maritime nations.

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