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Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
Review article
Published online: 2020-12-30
Submitted: 2020-11-30
Accepted: 2020-12-02
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Effects of COVID-19 on maritime industry: a review

Devran Yazir, Bekir Şahin, Tsz Leung Yip, Po-Hsing Tseng
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2020.0044
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Pubmed: 33394490
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International Maritime Health 2020;71(4):253-264.

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Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
MARITIME MEDICINE Review articles
Published online: 2020-12-30
Submitted: 2020-11-30
Accepted: 2020-12-02

Abstract

COVID-19 is a global disease that has quickly shaken the world economy since the beginning of 2020 and consequently has significantly affected the shipping industries development (including shipping operators, port operators, government authorities, shippers, seafarers, passengers, supply chain operators, etc.). Currently, the clinical management of COVID-19 remains unclear. In order to understand the newest challenges and figure out potential solutions for the maritime industries post COVID-19, this paper selected four shipping industries (including dry bulk, tanker, container, and cruiser sector) and reviewed these industries’ newest development. The research findings can strengthen the awareness of COVID-19 and reduce operational risk and further improve business performance for the maritime related industries and authorities.

Abstract

COVID-19 is a global disease that has quickly shaken the world economy since the beginning of 2020 and consequently has significantly affected the shipping industries development (including shipping operators, port operators, government authorities, shippers, seafarers, passengers, supply chain operators, etc.). Currently, the clinical management of COVID-19 remains unclear. In order to understand the newest challenges and figure out potential solutions for the maritime industries post COVID-19, this paper selected four shipping industries (including dry bulk, tanker, container, and cruiser sector) and reviewed these industries’ newest development. The research findings can strengthen the awareness of COVID-19 and reduce operational risk and further improve business performance for the maritime related industries and authorities.

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Keywords

COVID-19; coronavirus; shipping industry; tanker, cruise

About this article
Title

Effects of COVID-19 on maritime industry: a review

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 71, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Review article

Pages

253-264

Published online

2020-12-30

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2020.0044

Pubmed

33394490

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2020;71(4):253-264.

Keywords

COVID-19
coronavirus
shipping industry
tanker
cruise

Authors

Devran Yazir
Bekir Şahin
Tsz Leung Yip
Po-Hsing Tseng

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