BREMEN/BREMERHAVEN. The international event known as Sailors’ Day was recently celebrated at Bremen’s ports and around the world to thank sailors for their commitment and hard work. In her opening speech, the Senator for Science and Ports, Claudia Schilling, said that the recent pandemic has hit sailors particularly hard. Often confined to ship for months, communication with family and friends is difficult, and they live in uncertainty about whether and how they can return home on leave.
BREMEN. In October, Jörg Conrad, long-term CEO and shareholder of the Leschaco Group, died after a short illness.