Shipping associations want Jeff Bezos to fight for stranded seafarers

ICS, Bimco and two other major shipping associations have penned an open letter to Amazon-founder, Jeff Bezos. They want Bezos, the richest man in the world, to fight for the thousands of seafarers still stranded at sea.

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Four large shipping organizations want Amazon-founder and the world's richest person, Jeff Bezos, to take a stand for the many hundreds of thousands of stranded seafarers.

In an open letter, International Chamber of Shipping, ICS, industry associations Intercargo and Intertanko and shipping association Bimco call on Bezos to use his power and influence to take a stand in order to help the stranded seafarers.

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