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Nautilus Federation urges for global vaccination programme for seafarers








Nautilus Federation urges for global vaccination programme for seafarers

The Nautilus Federation urged governments and global organisations to establish a worldwide vaccination programme for seafarers and inland waterways transport crew.

The Federation unions believe that the crew change crisis could be addressed by an international attempt to vaccinate maritime and shipping professionals. An international effort would als ensure that seafarers do not miss out on vaccinations while travelling for work.

The joint statement notes that vaccination policies and authorisations by government agencies are different in many jurisdictions, with some vaccines not considered suitable by particular countries.

For this reason, it calls for seafarers who receive a vaccine outside of their country of domicile to only be given one

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Bizarre Cases of Food Poisoning on Three Different Ships


Male in the Maldives assisted the first crew to fall ill (Maldies Ports Limited photo)


02-23-2021 10:29:00

Three ships operating in different parts of the world are all reporting cases of food poisoning among their crew. At least two crew members have died while others have been transferred from their ships and hospitalized. It might be coincidental or an outbreak of the more common norovirus, a common gastrointestinal disease, but it rarely causes deaths.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Maldives reported the first cases at the beginning of February. A 22,641 dwt Thai bulk carrier, the Lanna Nare, was sailing from Australia to Sri Lanka on a voyage that was continuing to San Juan, Puerto Rico with a crew of 18 on

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La lucha contra el Covid marca la toma de posesión del nuevo Almirante de la Flota









El almirante Eugenio Díaz del Río Jáudenes ha asumido el mando de la Fuerza de la Armada «consciente de la responsabilidad de hacerlo en tiempos de pandemia»

Verónica SánchezROTA Actualizado:25/02/2021 18:07hGUARDAR

Mascarillas y distancia de seguridad para una toma de posesión con el coronavirus como indeseado protagonista, pero en un escenario único, el hangar del Juan Carlos I, buque insignia de la Armada Española, atracado en la Base Naval de Rota.

Allí, en una ceremonia presidida por el Almirante Jefe de Estado Mayor de la Armada (AJEMA), Antonio Matorell Lacave, que ha comenzado con un minuto de silencio en memoria de las víctimas del Covid-19, ha tomado posesión de su cargo el nuevo Almirante de la Flota (ALFLOT), el almirante

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IEC predicts customised vessel connectivity future


With the launch of its new comprehensive suite of applications for use across a wide range of maritime sectors, IEC Telecom said having the flexibility to provide individual, customised solutions across fleets and even for individual vessels is the next step in the digital revolution.

Nabil Ben Soussia, CEO Asia, Middle East & CIS at IEC Telecom Group, said, “Customisation using individual solutions will play a leading role in the future of maritime digitalisation. The advanced sectors of the industry are already moving away from the need to have different systems and devices. Instead, future

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