Growing pressure to find solution for stranded seafarers

There is an urgent need for a solution for the many seafarers stranded on board ships due to travel restrictions. The UN secretary-general and shipping company Euronav once more call on nations around the globe.

Juan Hurtado er fanget ombord på Euronav-skibet Statia. Rederiet opfordrer verdens lande til at finde en løsning hurtigst muligt. | Photo: PR / Euronav

More voices are now calling for the world's nations to find, as quickly as possible, a solution for seafarers who have been stranded on board ships for months due to coronavirus restrictions.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and major Belgian tanker shipping company Euronav now call for seafarers to be made essential workers so that shipping companies become free to change crews.

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