MM&P: Crews of five U.S.-flag containerships trapped by crew change breakdown; Paddy Rodgers joins V.Group Board

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MM&P: Crews of five U.S.-flag containerships trapped by crew change breakdown

Maritime union says that crews of five U.S.-flag containerships are among the thousands of seafarers essentially being held hostage aboard their vessels because of COVID-19 restrictions on crew changes. Full Article

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ICS issues updated COVID-19 health guidance; Paddy Rodgers joins V.Group Board

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ICS issues updated COVID-19 health guidance

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated health guidance for the global shipping industry to ensure ship operators and crew can safely deal with seafarers struggling with medical conditions during the pandemic. Full Article

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Eight US Manufacturers Selected to Make NASA COVID-19 VentilatorEight US Manufacturers Selected to Make NASA COVID-19 Ventilator

Eight US Manufacturers Selected to Make NASA COVID-19 Ventilator

VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally) was created by JPL engineers to help patients with COVID-19.

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After receiving more than 100 applications, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has selected eight U.S. manufacturers to make a new ventilator tailored for coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.

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Breaking: Sen. Ted Cruz calls for criminal investigation of Twitter

Breaking: Sen. Ted Cruz calls for criminal investigation of Twitter.

“Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wrote a letter to the Justice Department and the Treasury Department on Friday urging a criminal investigation into Twitter for potential criminal activity related to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and sanctionable activities prohibited by Executive Order 13876.” (Daily Wire)

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