MM&P Members Tell Washington Post of Challenges the World’s Mariners Are Facing
Last updated on Jan 26, 2022 | News
“Global trade depends on maritime workers, but the pandemic has thrust them into a humanitarian and economic crisis,” begins the lead article in the business section of the April 9 edition of The Washington Post.
The story, which takes its cue from interviews with members of Masters, Mates & Pilots, is titled, “Essential, invisible: COVID has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea.”
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