IN THE KNOW Podcast 14: The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Shipping

March 25, 2021 Maritime Safety News

Since December 2019, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread throughout the world. The outbreak and the public health response have had a serious impact on every sector of the maritime industry: global cruise lines have halted operations, container carriers have had to blank dozens of sailings, and offshore operators are looking at a severe downturn in the oil market.

For this episode, Maritime Executive publisher and editor-in-chief Tony Munoz brought together three top experts – maritime medicine leader Dr. Arthur Diskin, admiralty lawyer Erik Kravets and Port of Tampa President and CEO Paul Anderson – in a conference call on the global coronavirus challenge. To hear their conversation, listen in below.


Source: maritime-executive