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Too easily forgotten heroes under COVID-19 (Forum)

Widely regarded as the senior statesman of world maritime journalism, Michael Grey* offers, in our FORUM section, an impassioned commentary on seafarers as the too easily forgotten heroes of COVID-19. “Seafarers at the core of shipping’s future” might seem somewhat an obvious observation – a bit like suggesting that the sea is a necessary adjunct to …

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Beirut explosion leaves city devastated, people desperate. We can help

After the horrific live images of the blast, these pictures borrowed from the Web leave no doubt as to the violence of the explosion that destroyed the port of Beyrout. In a food deprived country as Lebanon, losing a grain elevator will have dramatic impacts. International help must be organized at once. To this end, …

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