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'Seafarer safety crisis' to be discussed

Isle of Man Ship Registry to lead webinar panel

Hundreds of thousands of the 1.6 million seafarers in merchant ships around the globe have been trapped at sea for long periods during the Covid-19 pandemic.

It's been described as a crisis which is likely to affect the mental health and wellbeing of crews.

The Isle of Man Ship Registry is leading a panel on the subject next week as part of a 'Digital Marine Week' organised by publication SeaTrade Maritime.

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Cameron Mitchell is the director of the registry and has worked in the industry for more than 10 years as an engineer. 

He explained more about the crisis to Ewan Gawne: 

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