Incoming sailors disembark and change crew at the Hoi Fai Road Promenade in Tai Kok Tsui on July 26. Industry experts have urged the Hong Kong government to suspend quarantine exemption and changes for sea crew amid an uptick in imported Covid-19 cases involving seafarers. Photo: Edmond So Incoming sailors disembark and change crew at the Hoi Fai Road Promenade in Tai Kok Tsui on July 26. Industry experts have urged the Hong Kong government to suspend quarantine exemption and changes for sea crew amid an uptick in imported Covid-19 cases involving seafarers. Photo: Edmond So
Incoming sailors disembark and change crew at the Hoi Fai Road Promenade in Tai Kok Tsui on July 26. Industry experts have urged the Hong Kong government to suspend quarantine exemption and changes for sea crew amid an uptick in imported Covid-19 cases involving seafarers. Photo: Edmond So
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Letters | Hong Kong third wave: no room for rash behaviour in shipping, but no cause for bias either

  • Like other ‘key workers’, seafarers are essential for the global community to fight this battle against the virus. Without these heroes at sea, world trade would come to a halt. If any of them are unfortunately infected, they deserve support, not bias

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Incoming sailors disembark and change crew at the Hoi Fai Road Promenade in Tai Kok Tsui on July 26. Industry experts have urged the Hong Kong government to suspend quarantine exemption and changes for sea crew amid an uptick in imported Covid-19 cases involving seafarers. Photo: Edmond So Incoming sailors disembark and change crew at the Hoi Fai Road Promenade in Tai Kok Tsui on July 26. Industry experts have urged the Hong Kong government to suspend quarantine exemption and changes for sea crew amid an uptick in imported Covid-19 cases involving seafarers. Photo: Edmond So
Incoming sailors disembark and change crew at the Hoi Fai Road Promenade in Tai Kok Tsui on July 26. Industry experts have urged the Hong Kong government to suspend quarantine exemption and changes for sea crew amid an uptick in imported Covid-19 cases involving seafarers. Photo: Edmond So
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