maritime health

Protecting seafarers’ health during COVID-19: What can ship operators do?

The COVID-19 pandemic taught us a lesson that we had forgotten. Health is always the top priority. Seafarers are no exception. Life onboard can be harsh due to the workload and isolation; for this reason, ship operators must alleviate some stress from seafarers, and ensure them that they will be safe. Let’s take a look on how ship operators can achieve this.

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”. 

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