UN Day of the Seafarer highlights sacrifice of key workers at sea during pandemic

June 24, 2020 – The 2020 Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic: the seafarers who continue to carry essential goods despite facing tremendous challenges, including being stranded on board. Organized by IMO, this year’s campaign calls on governments to take action and formally recognize seafarers as key workers. On 25 June every year,…

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