Henriette Thygesen wants the UN to help solve the crew change crisis

Henriette Thygesen, who forms part of Maersk's executive management team, now encourages the UN to enter talks with heads of state around the world to find a solution for the many seafarers stranded at sea.

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Henriette Thygesen, executive vice president at Maersk, calls on the international society to find a solution for the more than 300,000 seafarers that remain stranded aboard merchant vessels due to corona restrictions.

In a speech to the United Nations Thursday, she points out that many seafarers are exhausted both physically and mentally, and that a global effort is needed to ensure crew changes.

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