Australian supply chains threatened by containership crew-change crisis

July 10, 2020 Sam Whelan

As the crew-change crisis inexplicably drags on, Shipping Australia has warned that vessels will soon be detained, blocking the country’s ports and disrupting supply chains.
“Commercial mariners, Australia and international shipping are now at crisis point,” said the carrier lobby group.
“Seafarers are being forced by government rules to combat Covid-19 to stay at sea for months beyond what they originally agreed – we have heard of seafarers being required to stay ...

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