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19 October 2020

Brazilian and Filipino seafarers to receive IMO Bravery Award

Two Brazilian pilots and officer from the Philippines will receive the 2020 IMO Award.

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19 October 2020

International Maritime Prize for 2019 goes to Mr. Peter Hinchliffe (ICS)

Prize to be awarded to Mr. Peter Hinchliffe, former Secretary-General, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

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24 September 2020

400,000 seafarers stuck at sea as crew change crisis deepens

UN, maritime industry, business and union leaders warn of deepening crew change crisis which threatens trade and maritime safety.

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23 September 2020

World Maritime Day 2020 – sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated shipping’s importance as the most reliable, efficient and cost-effective method of transporting goods internationally.

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21 September 2020

IMO resolution calls for Government action on crew change crisis

IMO Member States call on Governments to take urgent action on humanitarian and safety crisis faced by seafarers and shipping.

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21 September 2020

"NextGEN" shipping decarbonization concept mooted

"NextGEN", "Green and Efficient Navigation", concept aims to facilitate information sharing and collaboration on decarbonization initiatives

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20 September 2020

Keep trade moving safely to ensure COVID-19 recovery, say UN organizations

UN organizations warn that seafarers have become collateral victims of the COVID-19 crisis and their inability to move to and from ships needs attention, to keep maritime transport operational and to prevent disruption of supply chains.

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13 September 2020

A humanitarian crisis at sea: all United Nations Member States must resolve the crew change crisis

UN agencies and programmes involved in the maritime sector, human rights, trade, travel and transportation have called on all UN Member States to take urgent action to resolve the humanitarian crew change crisis faced by seafarers.

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