maritime health

Video: Emotional pressures of people working at sea

Despite an estimated total of 1,5 million workforce in the maritime industry, and although each one of us depends on shipping in everyday life, ironically it is an industry most of the world does not have much insight about. The video published by BBC shows the pressures faced by people working at sea.

Tackling abandonment at sea

A short film commissioned by SRI highlights the major issue of abandonment of ships and their crews in foreign ports around the world. When abandoned, seafarers have to handle difficult situations, including isolation and lack of food or heating, which make them dependent on the local environment

Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme

Wellness at Sea is a coaching programme aimed at improving seafarers’ on board well-being. The vast majority of incidents occurring at sea are often attributed to ‘human error’, a term that disguises a variety of underlying problems.

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