Anglo-Eastern's CEO on stranded seafarers: "Many vessels will be at a standstill"

Anglo-Eastern CEO  Bjørn Højgaard expects that officers and seafarers will soon refuse to sign new contracts that extend their already prolonged stay aboard. It could result in ships coming to a standstill.

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It will likely not be long before officers and seafarers aboard vessels around the world start to refuse signing new contracts to extend their work for yet another month.

Such a situation will result in vessels that cannot sail due to being unable to conduct crew changes. It is, however, a scenario CEO of Anglo-Eastern, Bjørn Højgaard, expects could happen as soon as within a few weeks.

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