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Thursday, October 28, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Ships and shipping containers are pictured at the port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

White House Says Federal Vaccine Mandate Won’t Strain Supply Chains

By Josh Wingrove and Lillianna Byington (Bloomberg) — A requirement for federal workers and contractors to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 —

October 28, 2021
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Monday, August 23, 2021
Chevron Big Foot

U.S. Energy Companies Begin Mandating Vaccines for Employees, Gulf of Mexico Workers

Update: Chevron is now requiring expatriate employees, workers traveling internationally, and employees on U.S.-flagged ships to receive vaccinations, WSJ

August 23, 2021
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Sunday, August 22, 2021
Officer On A US Navy Ship's Bridge Wing

What Can Corporations Learn From The US Navy’s Vaccine Campaign?

By Rebecca Torrence, Bloomberg (OPED) The corporate world may want to take a page out of the U.S. Navy’s manual when it comes to boosting workforce Covid-19

August 22, 2021
Total Views: 563

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Disney Cruise Ship Underway

CDC Says Vaccinated Cruisers Should Avoid Voyages

By Jonathan Levin (Bloomberg) Cruise shares slipped in after-market trading late Friday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said high-risk

August 21, 2021
Total Views: 786

Thursday, August 12, 2021
maine maritime academy

Maine Maritime Academy to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Students

Maine Maritime Academy will require students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 this fall as the Delta variant continues to complicate the return of normal

August 12, 2021
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Survey Shows Frighteningly Low Vaccination Rate Among Seafarers

Survey Shows Frighteningly Low Vaccination Rate Among Seafarers

Only about 15% of the world’s seafarers have been vaccinated from COVID-19, according to data from the Neptune Declaration Crew Change Indicator.

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 728

Monday, July 26, 2021
port of antwerp

Belgium Expands Vaccination Campaign to All Seafarers

The government of Belgium has expanded its seafarer vaccination campaign to include all seafarers visiting Belgian ports, regardless of nationality. Starting

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1017

Thursday, July 22, 2021
World Health Organization Says Seafarers Should Be Given Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccination

World Health Organization Says Seafarers Should Be Given Priority Access to COVID-19 Vaccination

The World Health Organization has included seafarers among groups of transportation workers that should be given priority access to COVID-19 vaccinations in

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 1065

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination shot nurse

Shipping Chaos Will Grow With Most Seafarers Unvaccinated

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) Global vaccinations of seafarers are going too slowly to prevent outbreaks on ships from causing more trade disruptions,

July 13, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021
ship at anchor

Cyprus Sets Out to Vaccinate Some 40,000 Seafarers

Cyprus has announced plans to vaccinate all seafarers, some 40,000 of them, on Cyprus-flagged and managed vessels. The plans were announced Friday in a

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1844

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

No Vaccine At Sea And Still They Worked On…

By Frank Coles (OpEd) – So there is no misunderstanding, I am not a raving lunatic, just a frustrated mariner. I get the complications of COVID, the

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 3422

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
vaccinated seafarers

Weary Seafarers Come Ashore in U.S. for J&J One-Dose Shots

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ports around the U.S. are rolling out vaccines for seafarers, extending a lifeline to thousands of mostly foreign

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 2989

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
ship crew-change covid19 pandemic

UN Bodies Call for Seafarers and Aviation Workers to Be Given Priority Access to Vaccines

As the world watched the Ever Given salvage over the last week, the heads of five UN organizations joined together in a call for maritime and air transport

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 1592

Monday, March 22, 2021

Unvaccinated Seafarers Put Shipping in ‘Legal Minefield’, Says ICS

The International Chamber of Shipping is raising the alarm on seafarer vaccinations… or lack there of. The shipping trade group has warned that lack of

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 6461

Friday, March 19, 2021

Despite Progress, Shipping Industry Fears COVID-19 Crew Change Crisis is Far from Over

While the number of seafarers impacted by the COVID-19 crew change crisis has fallen in recent months, the shipping industry is concerned that the number could

March 19, 2021
Total Views: 1589

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Stock photo shows an oil tanker at a terminal

Supertankers Losing Millions Are a Bullish Vaccine Trade

By Alex Longley and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — The market for moving oil across the world’s oceans is currently so bad that owners of the

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 2181

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

America’s Largest Port Starts COVID-19 Vaccinations

(gCaptain editorial note: Did I miss publishing the fucking news from ports about vaccinating mariners so they can go the fuck home? Admiral Schultz,

February 16, 2021
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Monday, February 15, 2021
port of long beach

Vaccinations Start for Dockworkers at Nation’s Busiest Port Complex

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Feb 12 (Reuters) – About 800 longshoremen from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Friday got the first COVID-19

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 1642

Monday, February 1, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

FMC Urges Biden Administration to Expedite Vaccinations for Nation’s Dockworkers

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Federal Maritime Commissioners Carl Bentzel and Daniel Maffei have written to US president Joe Biden urging

February 1, 2021
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