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Shipping urged to prepare for potential next pandemic

Covid-19 has had a deleterious effect on seagoing recruitment. Urgent measures need to be carried out now, new report suggests

Stronger, long-term cooperation between industry, international bodies and governments is required to address the increasing challenges and changes to the maritime labour market in the wake of the pandemic, according to a major new report published this month.

Entitled The Perfect Storm, the 36-page report penned by the Hamburg School of Business Administration for the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) looks at the impact of Covid-19 on shipping, seafarers and the maritime labour marke...

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