Shipping’s crew-change crisis is far from over and could deteriorate even more in 2021, some of the world’s top ship managers have warned.

Despite concerted efforts by the industry, the issue remains stubbornly unresolved well into the second year of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bjorn Hojgaard, chief executive of Anglo-Eastern Univan Group, said the crew-rotation crisis is “far from over. In fact, 2021 is set to be worse than last year”.