Philippines embassy welcomes 2nd group of Filipino seafarers to Denmark

The Ambassador of Philippine H.E. Leo M. Herrera-Lim welcome second group of seafarers. Photo: Philippines Embassy in Denmark.

The Ambassador of Philippines to Denmark H.E. Leo M. Herrera-Lim welcomes the second group of 167 Filipino seafarers in Denmark on 13 August 2020. This follows the first batch of 190 seafarers who arrived in the country on 4 August 2020.

The Philippine Embassy acknowledges the crucial role of Filipino seafarers in world trade and commerce, and exerts all efforts to assist them in safely boarding their vessels especially during the current pandemic.

Ambassador Leo M. Herrera-Lim with Henriette Hallberg Thygesen, Maersk CEO of Fleet and Strategic Brands, and other Maersk officials.Photo: Philippines Embassy in Denmark.

The ambassador also  conduct dialogue with Maersk (the largest shipping company in the world) for best practices in green lanes for seafarers (quarantine before departure/upon arrival in Manila, testings before departure/upon arrival, etc.)

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