The Mission to Seafarers reveals insight into how seafarers are affected by Covid-19 and the need for the industry to provide support
The challenges faced by seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to keep on track with IMO’s work to combat climate change were two key issues highlighted during a virtual meeting organized by IMO.
IMO, the WHO and the ILO have urged Governments to facilitate trade by ship and allow crew movements during the coronavirus pandemic, while protecting seafarers to ensure they can continue to deliver vital goods, including medical supplies and food.
The new guidelines are based on the International Maritime Organization Guidelines on Fatigue (MSC.1/Circ. 1598.) and are aimed at regulated Australian and foreign-flagged vessels.
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