A wake up call on mental health

During a ‘Wellness at Sea’ conference in March last year, held by the British Sailor’s Society, I was struck by the powerful presentations on the significance of the impact of mental health matters on shipboard […]

ISWAN launch mental health awareness course

Seafarer welfare charity, ISWAN, have launched a new, one-day training course to provide an introduction to mental health awareness for management level personnel on shore and onboard ships. The training course is in response to […]

Guide released to help abandoned seafarers

Seafarer welfare charity, ISWAN, in collaboration with InterManager, the International Chamber of Shipping(ICS), the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA), and the International Transport Worker’s Federation (ITF), has released a new booklet in April to assist […]

Crew caught up in divorce dispute

An estimated 30 crew members are reported to be detained onboard the Marshall Islands flagged superyacht M/Y Luna, currently berthed in Dubai waters. The luxury yacht is currently part of a freezing order, imposed by […]