Posted on: 15 April 2020
The world’s reliance on shipping and its seafarers has been brought into sharp focus by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. A new film “Coronavirus – Stay Safe On Board”, produced by Marine Media Enterprises with the support of Columbia Ship Management, ISWAN and the Steamship Mutual, looks at what Covid-19 means for the seafarer and aims to bring succinct and practical advice to those working at sea.
The film, which can be viewed via this link on the Club’s website, examines how people working at sea can protect themselves and their colleagues and addresses the importance of cleanliness and social distancing as well as the obligations of the Master in terms of the Maritime Declaration of Health.
The Club said in its communication: “Seafarers are used to spending time away from home, but they are not forgotten, and indeed their importance has been highlighted as the pandemic has continued. This film aims to provide a further level of support and information to them, wherever they may be.”
For further information and advice relating to the Coronavirus (COVID 19), please refer to the information on the Club’s website, which is being updated regularly.