Bangladesh declares seafarers key workers

The government of Bangladesh has declared seafarers as ‘key workers’ to facilitate the movement of seafarers and crew change during COVID-19, taking into consideration the important role they are playing to keep supply chains intact. […]

Crew hiring gathers pace in Bangladesh

During the last few weeks, scores of vessels have begun recruiting many Bangladeshi seafarers through the Government Shipping Office (GSO) and by private manning agents, although official crew figures have not been revealed. After months […]