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.
The latest Seafarers Happiness Index, published by The Mission to Seafarers, has revealed the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the welfare of international seafarers and their families.
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.
The Maritime Charities Group, a coalition of 10 major maritime charities, has joined forces with the Merchant Navy Training Board to publish a good practice guide to designing a training course for seafarers on mental health and wellbeing awareness.
Recent reports of seafarers stranded on cruise ships taking their own lives have highlighted the dearth of reliable information about suicides at sea.
The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) has renewed its contract with Big White Wall for another year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
P&I insurers American Club and Eagle Ocean Marine issue advice on key action points that can immediately make a difference in a video log entitled ‘Seafarer Mental Wellness – Five Things the Industry Can Do Now’.
New partnership sees RightShip back Human Rights at Sea’s global mission to end human rights abuses committed around the world’s oceans