Tag: Seafarers

A world-class quarantine center for seafarers in Manila established

On 27 November 2020 Norwegian shipowners ensured safe crew changes during the pandemic by establishing a world-class quarantine center for seafarers in Manila. The center is set-up and is managed by the Norwegian Training Center led by the Managing Director of the NTC Erlend Grimstad and Jo Even Tomren. Roughly 500,000 seafarers are currently unable…

Norwegian Prime Minister reminds of seafarers conditions during Covid-19

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg has warned of a humanitarian and trade crisis if the roughly 800,000 seafarers stranded around the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic are not offered similar protections and rights as other essential workers. Please read the full story here

Philippines embassy welcomes 2nd group of Filipino seafarers to 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…