Forgotten at sea? Seafarer abandonments on the rise

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    When the COVID pandemic hit, hundreds of thousands of seafarers were left stranded on their ships – a record high.

    Some were abandoned altogether by the companies that operate their vessels, left for months without pay, provisions, or a way home.

    Al Jazeera’s Drew Ambrose reports.

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