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Owners demand solution for stranded seafarers: "Enough is enough"

The shipping industry could be forced to block world trade if a solution is not found for the more than 300,000 stranded seafarers soon. "Enough is enough," says industry association Intercargo.

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The lack of a solution for the roughly 300,000 stranded seafarers has become a farce, says Intercargo, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners.

The association warns that the situation is now so dire that industry can forced to block the flow of crucial goods to get attention of governments.

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