Visit to the crew of “OOCL Poland”
On June 8, 2022, representatives of Hong Kong International Seafarer Services Centre (ISSC) were headed to Terminal 8 of Hongkong International Terminals in the rain, as they were invited to visit the international seafarers on the “OOCL Poland”.
M.V. “OOCL Poland” (IMO No.: 9622588) is a 140,000-ton container ship owned by COSCO OOCL. The Hong Kong flagged merchant vessel mainly travels between the east coast of the United States, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Guangdong Yantian, Xiamen and Shanghai of China. There were 30 crew members in manning, while 26 of them were onboard. Most of the crew members came from mainland China. One second engineer and one trainee came from Hong Kong, and another five crew members from the Philippines.
According to the related anti-pandemic restrictions, representatives did not onboard the vessel, but handed the condolence package and expressed greetings from ISSC to the crew representative on the port beside the vessel. The second officer and the representative of the sailor received the gifts, and introduced the work and living conditions of the seafarers onboard in detail. They expressed their gratitude to ISSC for visiting them on behalf of the crew, and invited the team onboard the vessel for more in-depth communication when the pandemic is over.