Why should new crew change alliance make a difference in 2021 when politicians remained mute in 2020?

Does the unity of some of the most influential global companies to secure the wellbeing of seafarers matter, when the world's politicians heard their pledges loud and clear in 2020 and still did little to resolve it? ShippingWatch has interviewed one of the Neptune Declaration signatories.

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More than 450 industry stakeholders have signed the pledge the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change to put a stop to the crew change crisis brought on by the pandemic.

ShippingWatch talks to Captain Rajesh Unni, Founder and CEO of Synergy Marine Group, about the pledge and why the group expects change this time around.

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