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Federal Transport Authority signs MoU with SAFEEN

The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has signed an MoU with SAFEEN, the marine services subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, to conduct emergency response services across UAE’s waters.


Government reminder needed for urgent crew change

The International Chamber of Shipping is encouraging ships around the world to sound their horns when in port at 12.00 local time to remind governments of the ongoing crew change crisis.


A slow response to crew change

According to INTERCARGO, many governments are yet to classify seafarers as key workers and facilitate crew transfers, despite a universal campaign from all sectors of the shipping industry.


MOL’s response towards COVID-19

Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd has recently announced that it will raise the maximum number of employees working from the office up to 50%, effective 19 June 2020.