https://www.france24.com/fr/%C3%A9co-tech/20210215%C3%A9mirats-arabes-unis-l-interminable-calvaire-des-marins-du-mt-iba

The crew of MT. IBA has been stuck for nearly four years off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The sailors are said to be victims of unscrupulous ship owners who abandoned the vessels, a situation that was further exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. These abandonments can have catastrophic consequences that go far beyond the loss of income.