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.
Human Rights at Sea publishes its latest detailed case study with personal statements from a group of abandoned seafarers in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
As Christmas approaches, families around the world will make the final preparations for the festive period – but for two abandoned seafarers it’s just another reminder of what they’re missing at home.
North P&I Club has launched its new ‘Mind Matters’ campaign, including a confidential helpline for crew provided in partnership with the International Seafarer’s Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN).
In a joint initiative, the American Club and SCI have cooperated to produce a new guide, Caring for Seafarers’ Mental Wellbeing, due for release on October 10 in recognition of World Mental Health Day, 2018.
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’.