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Internet access for seafarers improves morale

Internet access for seafarers for personal use is more widespread and available than previously imagined; the positive benefits associated with this access outweigh the feared safety concerns around the technology.

Safety at sea during monsoon season

With the onset of the Northeast Monsoon season, which may prevail up to March 2019, occurrences of moderate to heavy thunder storms, strong winds and choppy seas can increase the risks at sea.

Getting a fair deal for seafarers

“Seafarers are separated from their families and communities for long periods of time, and remain on board ships with very limited time ashore.”

Safely working in enclosed spaces

The shipping industry has produced a wealth of rules and procedures for working in enclosed spaces aboard vessels. Yet seafarers are still dying.