More than 50 shipping companies are getting on board Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea Awareness programme: giving their crews, their families and shore staff vital wellness training and support to help them physically and mentally cope with the stresses of the pandemic. The 27-week programme starts this week, providing a series of resources and advice […]
The shipping industry must help seafarers now to prevent a mental health catastrophe – that’s the message from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society as the most recent COVID wave threatens a new peak of the crew change crisis.
Shipping companies are being invited to sign up to a free mental health and wellbeing campaign offering support not just to crews, but also their families and shore staff.
Charity worker Simon Mobsby is delivering Christmas cheer to hundreds of cruise staff locked down off the UK coast.
Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer welfare charities in the world, is providing mental health support to more than 12,000 seafarers via its new ‘Ship Connect’ helpline service.
Attacks on ships can be “utterly terrifying” for the seafarers involved, Sailors’ Society CEO Sara Baade has said, following an incident off the Isle of Wight this weekend during which stowaways reportedly became violent towards an oil tanker crew.
Sailors’ Society says coronavirus is the worst crisis seafarers have faced in its 200-year history, with ‘overwhelming’ numbers turning to the charity for help since the pandemic began.
International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society recently marked the fifth year of its longstanding Wellness at Sea partnership with containership operator and manager, Seaspan Ship Management.
International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society is providing free mental health and wellbeing support to crew on board more than 1,000 ships through its Wellness at Sea Awareness Campaign.