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A mental health crisis

Causes of UK construction worker suicide rates mirrors that of seafarers, but industry and public responses differ In August, news broke of a surge in suicide attempts by construction workers at Hinkley Point nuclear power […]

Crew as collateral damage

The politically tense situation between Iran and the governments of the United Kingdom and United States has been steadily escalating over the past few months, with both sides lashing out at the other about perceived […]

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A shared responsibility

A company’s own staff is often cited as a company’s biggest cyber threat, but this can lead to scapegoating and turning away from other areas where cyber risk is being introduced. Each year Safety at […]

Social media and crew

In the current business age, social media and an online presence are considered essential tools to brand one’s identity and create a company persona to draw in new customers and recruit competitively. Some corporations have […]

Gender equality taken seriously by IMO

The IMO’s decision to dedicate 25 June, this year’s International Day of the Seafarer, to gender equality is indicative of a gradual cultural shift in the sector towards being more visibly inclusive. Given that shipping […]