The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) have joined forces to call on G20 leaders to act quickly to protect global supply chains from the impact of COVID-19.
The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 (Change 1) to provide guidance concerning mariner credentials and medical certificates and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19).
The lingering side effects of the coronavirus outbreak has further distressed liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters that were already ailing from a saturated global market and historically low prices.
The Coast Guard has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 10-20 to reiterate the importance of drug and alcohol testing and provide suggestions to overcome the challenges of compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Weather experts have warned that the coronavirus pandemic risks disrupting key forecasting services, including early warning alerts around the world.
An INTERPOL-led operation to strengthen counterterrorism action in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda has triggered investigations in several countries.
The Departments of Homeland Security and Labor have identified possible ways to reduce visa uncertainty, but the Government Accountability Office found they haven’t determined what can be done under current law.
On April 1, additional Inspectors General were appointed to join the committee coordinating oversight of federal funds used for coronavirus response.
The case is believed to mark the first jail sentence in London imposed for a COVID-19 related incident involving a police officer.
The MTS, which provides more than 90 percent of the domestic supply chain, is dependent on an extensive support network composed of workers from both the private and public sectors.