Danish Shipping calls for concrete action for stranded seafarers

Thursday evening, 12 countries promised to find a solution for the thousands of stranded seafarers around the world. The increasing international focus is positive, says Anne Steffensen, CEO of Danish Shipping. "But we also have to be honest and say that now is the time to act."

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12 countries, including Denmark, want to make it easier for seafarers around the world to leave the vessels they have now been stuck on for many months without any prospects of getting home.

The growing international focus is positive, thinks Anne Steffensen, CEO of industry organization Danish Shipping, who now calls for concrete action.

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