Bangladesh to financially help seafarers

The government of Bangladesh has designated a fund to assist seafarers and their family members who face financial crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund – Seafarers’ Welfare Fund – is estimated at BDT160 million […]

COVID-19 hits Keppel Shipyard again

Singapore’s Keppel Shipyard experienced a second COVID-19 outbreak, with three cases reported on 24 June. The first outbreak was confirmed on 2 April, along with three infections reported. Singapore began partially lifting lockdowns on 19 […]

APL England heads for Chinese repair yard

After discharging its cargo, the 5,510 teu APL England is en route to Zhoushan, China, for repairs, after agreeing to a AUD22.5 million (USD15.4 million) Australian cleanup operation. The Singapore-flagged vessel lost 50 containers in […]