Internet Connectivity at Sea is a Lifeline for Seafarers during COVID-19 as Some on the Ocean for Two Years.
Report from The Mission to Seafarers highlights progress on connectivity, but concern over working hours, crew changes and vaccine access
During Stress Awareness Month, Hanseaticsoft is recommending that shipping companies take a fresh approach to mental wellbeing and make use of technology to support the mental health of seafarers.
Marking a significant step forward in seafarer welfare, a group of established maritime entities have joined forces to build a digital platform aimed at improving the emotional well-being of the world’s 1.7 million seafarers.
Regular social interaction onboard benefits overall crew wellbeing reduces isolation and stress and helps to build and motivate safe and efficient teams on board, new research shows.
Findings from a Lloyd’s Register survey on maritime workers’ wellbeing during COVID-19 reveal important lessons for our industry.
The newly-released Seafarers Happiness Index report for July-September 2020 has revealed an average increase in happiness levels from 6.18 to 6.35 compared to the previous quarter, though there are signs that optimism is diminishing.
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.
The chaplain of the mission for seafarers is concerned about its funding in the close future, the lack of which would eventually mean a severe struggle for its seafarer welfare sector.