Human Rights at Sea publishes a redacted example of testimony and background facts from a recent case highlighted to the charity and other welfare entities concerning bullying and harassment towards an experienced Indian Chief Engineer by a Turkish Master on the Marshall Islands-flagged vessel.
A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among seafarers, and recommended how it can be reduced.
The Standard Club launches its new seafarer wellbeing initiative as part of its wider focus on putting people at the heart of all it does
Long working hours, isolation and extended periods away from home put seafarers at risk of poor mental health, new research by Cardiff University finds.
Several issues faced by the shipping industry have made seafarers’ lives at sea extremely difficult. The methods in which several issues are being handled by the maritime authorities have led to aggravation of problems which needs to be solved as soon as possible. Mentioned herein are five of such problems
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.
Seafarers are dissatisfied and disappointed as a result of several issues in the maritime industry. Mentioned herein are ten such important problems, which according to seafarers, need immediate attention.
Seafarers can face a variety of problems while traveling to foreign lands while joining ships or coming back to their home land. Learn about seven important and most common problems that are faced by maritime professionals.
Now a new research project at Kalmar maritime academy will map out methods and strategies for reducing the risk of negative special treatment within the shipping industry.