60 sailors

60 Samoa sailors approved for Mediterranean Shipping Company jobs

The Samoan company has approved 60 local qualified sailors eligible for employment with the MSC fleet.

The departure dates remain subject to flights availability amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Shipping Services, Lautimuia Afoa Uelese Vaai confirmed the number while speaking with Savali reporters Tuesday.

He said over 80 applied, unfortunately, the 60 approved are the only sailors on island with valid U.S Visas for travel.