crew change crisis

seafarer vaccination rates are low

Seafarer vaccination rates still low

The Global Maritime Forum says that data provided by leading ship managers indicates that only 15.3% of seafarers have received COVID-19 vaccinations and that the crew change crisis continues to get worse.

Pandemic pushes up ship operating costs

Confirming reports that have been coming in all year from shipowners, ship managers, crewing agencies and other sources, a just published report confirms that the cost of complying with COVID-19 restrictions have

Pandemic pushes up costs of crew changes

Ship operators are being warned to expect higher crewing costs next year as pandemic measures and challenges in carrying out crew changes push prices higher. Henrik Jensen, managing director of Hamburg, Germany,