- More than 80% of the world’s commercial goods are delivered on board cargo ships, and thousands of merchant sailors who run these ships are now stuck due to COVID-19.
- Some of these workers have started to refer to their vessels as floating prisons.
A recently published article in Seafarers highlights the news reported by CNN where seafarers refer to their vessels as floating prisons.
A clear image of stranded seafarers
To provide a clearer image of the situation onboard vessels, CNN’s Ivan...