The Endless Confinement of Merchant Seamen Due to Coronavirus

Over 200,000 sailors are confined in ships pending authorization to be replaced and allowed to return to their countries.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tejasvi Duseja can no longer bear it: the last time this Indian sailor set foot on land was five months ago. The coronavirus is to blame, which prevents the rotation of crews and condemns over 200,000 sailors to endless Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?