The National Maritime Museum has committed to supporting seafarers impacted by the pandemic by recording their testimonies.
Seafarers across the globe have been stuck at sea for months on end as their ships were unable to dock at ports.
The museum is also raising awareness of the issue in the exhibition Exposure: Lives at Sea, a contemporary photography exhibition displaying the myriad ways people interact with the sea.
One of the photographers, Cezar Gabriel, spent an additional three months at sea in 2020, unable to dock in Brazil due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The free exhibition will reopen when the museum opens later this year.
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