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August 2020 - Peter Tipping
In addition to checking for Covid-19, cruise companies could check that passengers can walk to muster stations, see safety notices, hear safety announcements and follow safety instructions.
Recently, I was contacted by a company based in mainland Europe who requested my services to conduct a loadout survey on a vessel in port in NE Scotland.
Without doubt Heather is correct in stating that there is a future for British seafarers, and she has clearly demonstrated through all her hard work and training that whoever you are, you can still make a brilliant career out of it.
I think you are the only voice I hear/see standing up for us merchant crews.