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Navigating out of the grey zone

COVID-19 has created untenable situations for crew. Shipping must act to improve mental health provisions now and for the future For those working in maritime, it has been well-known that our industry often fails to provide adequate […]

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 […]