Press Article: Challenges seafarers face during COVID-19

News & Insights 3 June 2020


As the 'uncertainty' surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be present among all walks of life, Standard Club Asia’s Captain Yves Vandenborn and Niccole Lian shed light on the impact to seafarers during the pandemic.

The atmosphere of uncertainty has led to an unprecedented standstill in many parts of the globe. Conversely it is the maritime trade that must continue ceaselessly to supply the world with food, medical supplies and goods. Straddling this precarious conflation of both certain and uncertain realities are seafarers; many of whom can neither go home despite their expired contracts, nor be assured of their safety and wellbeing despite staying on board.

Standard Club Asia’s Captain Yves Vandenborn and Niccole Lian shed light on the impact to seafarers during the pandemic, in Asia Insurance Review's June 2020 Magazine.

Source: Asia Insurance Review

The full article is available here.

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