Topic: Crew

Airline KLM comes to the rescue of seafarers

KLM has responded to the request of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR) to set up air bridges. These will allow seafarers to be flown in again to relieve their colleagues, who have been...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

150,000 seafarers trapped at sea due to Covid-19

New data compiled by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council has found that 150,000 seafarers are in need of crew change by 15 May. According to ICS, the current...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Don’t cut corners when mooring your ship

Mooring a ship safely usually requires more than one person at each mooring station. In a recent Mars Report, the focus was on getting the job done instead of doing it safely. The work-around the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Shipowners fear dangerous conditions on board

The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) is in talks with airline KLM, among others, to arrange for flights for seafarers to depart from Schiphol. Crew are now staying on board longer, and according to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk