Three hospitalised seafarers, who were supported by Sailors’ Society following the death of two of their crewmates off the coast of Brazil, have returned home to Eastern Europe.
International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is supporting three hospitalised seafarers following the death of two of their crewmates in a tragic incident while reportedly cleaning the ship’s pipeline last week.
International seafarer welfare charity The Mission to Seafarers, has announced that reports of obesity, mental health problems and gender discrimination among seafarers are on the rise, while happiness at sea continue to fall.
International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in almost as many weeks.
Sandra Welch, the deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake-up call to the maritime industry.
A seafarer has survived six days in the open sea after the ship he was on sank in the Bali Strait. Indonesian Nahum Naibahas, 26, known as Riski, was on board the Multi Prima, which sank when it was hit by two-metre high waves on 22 November.
Representatives from the shipping industry including Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings, Anglo-Eastern and Wallem, joined international maritime charity Sailors’ Society at its first-ever Wellness at Sea Week in Hong Kong this month.
A recent study published by the maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society and Yale University found that 26% of seafarers said they had felt ‘down, depressed or hopeless’.
Half a million seafarers have benefited from an app that helps them as they move from port to port around the world, according to the charity that invented it.