An important reference set of protocols to ensure safe ship crew changes and travel during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been recognized by IMO’s technical body, the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC). The Committee, meeting virtually for its 102nd session (4 to 11 November) approved an MSC circular recognizing the industry-developed protocols, which set out general …

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