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Crews from Torm and Anglo-Eastern ships to be vaccinated under new US program

Seafarers from two Torm ships will be vaccinated against Covid-19 today and tomorrow under a new US vaccination program. CEO Jacob Meldgaard, who also chairs Danish Shipping, urges other countries to follow suit. "This is really important for seafarers," he tells ShippingWatch. Anglo-Eastern has also accepted the vaccine program.

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Crews from two Torm tankers will be vaccinated against Covid-19 over the next two days, Friday and Saturday, under a new US vaccination program aimed at foreign seafarers.

The US program is currently being rolled out in several states, and Torm has accepted the offer along with Hong Kong-based ship management company Anglo-Eastern.

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