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COVID-19 - The Vaccine Perspective

During the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have become infected in all parts of the world and more than three million have died. Inevitably, the world of shipping has also been affected by this devastating virus.  As an immediate response, scientists everywhere  turned their attention to creating new vaccines which were developed with remarkable speed.

This 6th film in the Covid-19 series provides information relating to the vaccines and includes:

  • The Covid-19 Infection
  • Preventative measures
  • How the vaccines work
  • The various types of available vaccines – how they differ
  • How can seafarers receive vaccination?

This film was produced by Marine Media Enterprises with the support and assistance of Columbia Ship Management, Anglo Eastern Ship Management, Singapore Shipping Association, Ulusoy Sealines, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Maritime Training Centre, Sea World Management and Trading Inc, The International Chamber of Shipping, InterManager, The Nautical Institute and Steamship Mutual. For distribution to your fleet the film is also available from [email protected]

The other programmes in the series “Coronavirus - Stay Safe On Board”, “Coronavirus – Mental Resilience On Board”, “Coronavirus – Protection on Board”, “Coronavirus – Crew Change” and “Coronavirus - COVID-19 Update 2021” are available to download (, where you will also find links to subtitled language versions of the film. Similarly subtitled language versions of “Covid-19 Update” and "Covid-19 - The Vaccine Perspective" will be added to the website shortly.

Additionally this video is subtitled in the language versions below:

For further information and advice relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please refer to the information on our website, which is updated regularly: