Contribution of seafarers to world economy recognized by UN

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The contribution that seafarers make to the world economy is being recognized by the United Nations on Wednesday.

The UN says crews that serve on commercial ships are "the oil that keeps the global trade machine moving."

It's the fourth time the UN's International Maritime Organization (IMO) has celebrated the annual Day of the Seafarer.

Daniel Dickinson asked the IMO's Lee Adamson why the celebration is needed.

Duration: 2'44"

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