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Filipino ship worker heads home after 6-month crew-change delay

Nov 2, 2020
Engineer Raymond Seguin had been at sea more than 400 days when he was finally able to return home.
An estimated 400,000 ship workers are unable to return home due to COVID-19.
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Relief sought for ship workers stuck at sea

Sep 24, 2020
Not being able to change crews on these ships is a problem for the health and safety of workers, as well as a pretty good way to clog up supply chains.
A French container ship and a Hong Kong cargo carrier, off the shore of Hong Kong's Lamma Island, were placed under a quarantine order after some crew members tested positive for COVID-19 in July.
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