A short podcast sharing the rationale, approach and key elements of IMCA’s new Recommended Code of Practice on Environmental Sustainability with Peter de Bree, Chair of IMCA’s Environmental Sustainability Committee and Technical Adviser, Nadine Robinson.
Secretary General Kitack Lim, International Maritime Organization has recently launched this year’s campaign to recognise the importance of seafarers as key workers. 2021 campaign – Fair Future for Seafarers In […]
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has called on all IMO Member States to support a fair global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, beyond fulfilling their national needs, to ensure seafarers can access vaccines. In a statement, Mr Lim reiterated his call for […]
Following numerous awareness-raising efforts by maritime professionals, the French government included, at the beginning of May, sailors in the public priority for vaccination. This prioritization includes French sailors of the […]
The Belgian government has agreed to prioritise Covid-19 vaccines for seafarers on its vessels. Work will now begin on introducing the scheme “soon”, according to the Royal Belgian Shipowners’ Association […]
The Royal Association of Shipowners in the Netherlands will launch a vaccination programme for seafarers from mid-June. All seafarers working on seagoing vessels flying the Dutch flag or managed from […]