This guide is intended as starting point to identify relevant information sources about COVID-19 in relation to shipping and seafarers. Additional research guides developed by the MKC, Maritime Facts and Figures or Seafarers, may also be useful.
Allow crew changes to resolve humanitarian crisis, insists IMO Secretary-General
Pope encourages seafarers amid Covid-19 difficulties
ITF: 300,000 Seafarers Trapped at Sea: Mounting crew change crisis demands faster action from governments
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General on the repatriation of seafarers
UN agencies, IMO ILO and ICAO, call for urgent action on crew changes and keyworker designation for sea and air workers