maritime health

New report focuses on the importance of employee mental health

Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University released ‘Psychological Wellbeing and Safety in a Global Context: A Rapid Evidence Assessment’. The project aims to develop a greater understanding of the occupational factors that contribute to the mental health crisis, and recommend effective interventions.

Update: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has cost the lives of more than 1,432,000 while confirmed cases exceed 60,900,000. Although coronavirus started in China in early 2020, now it has spread all over the world, with the US accounting for the most deaths. Also, Europe, South America and India top the list with the regions affected significantly.

WHO provides free e-learning COVID-19 courses for seafarers

As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought several challenges to the maritime sector and most importantly to seafarers, the World Health Organization (WHO) provides free e-learning courses addressing health issues and operational matters.

Report explores COVID-19 direct health risks to seafarers

A new report by CNA, a US-based nonprofit organization, is looking at ways industries and governments have mitigated the spread of COVID-19 through the blue economy, while at the same time “jeopardizing the material and emotional wellbeing of seafarers”. 

Trading to China amid COVID-19 : An overview

Amid COVID-19 pandemic and the major disruption that has brought within industries, North Club issued a report highlighting the challenges arising when trading to the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

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