Difficulties in this beginning of 2022 are the same than the ones of beginning 2021. There are still a lot of difficulties for relieves, and for shore leaves. Of course, seafarers are now recognized as essential workers, but we should remember that it needs months before to be. 2022 started with Omicron variant which affects the life on board and in ports. The first action from the States was to close borders. That contributes a lot in difficulties for seafarers to join vessels and to go back home.
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