TBA GroupCleveland Cascades Ltd25th Coaltrans AsiaTOC Events5th Biennial LNG BunkeringCimbria Bulk Equipment A/S
  • 5th Biennial LNG Bunkering
  • Telestack
  • 25th Coaltrans Asia
  • MULTIMODAL 2019
  • TMS Awards 2019
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd

InterManager Supports IMO’s Annual Day of the Seafarer

(Posted on 27/06/18)

The physical and mental wellbeing of seafarers must be given priority by ship managers – InterManager Secretary-General Capt Kuba Szymanski said to mark Day of the Seafarer on Monday.
 
As June 25th June marked the IMO's annual celebration of seafarers, InterManager, the international trade association for third party and in-house ship managers, is happy that focus is being placed on the wellbeing of seafarers, as good mental health can lead to fewer accidents and increased productivity.  
 
In line with this ethos, InterManager has been supporting a year-long project being carried out by Solent University in Southampton in examining seafarers’ welfare which focusses on mentoring seafarers.
 
The Mentoring Seafarers’ Project is looking at what the industry is offering in terms of mentoring provision, including both formal and informal schemes, and highlighting how these can help to combat issues faced at sea in order to improve the wellbeing of seafarers.
 
Capt Szymanski said: “It is vital that we support our seafarers to ensure they are healthy and happy while out at sea. We must appreciate the challenges that come with being a seafarer such as loneliness, unsociable hours, and in some case high stress and fatigue levels. To ensure out seafarers are doing the most effective job, it is important they are given the necessary support to overcome these.
 
“However, it is important to remember seafaring is a very rewarding and fulfilling job. Similar to other industries, mental health is a challenge that must be supported and not ignored.  I welcome the IMO’s excellent campaign this year."

Latest News

MOL ensures world-leading safety level

(Posted on 24/04/19)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has announced its intention to install a navigation system using augmented... Read more


Diana commences self tender offer

(Posted on 24/04/19)

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, has... Read more


Marlins launches new e-learning course

(Posted on 24/04/19)

Marlins, V.Group’s world-leading brand of maritime English language testing, recruitment and e... Read more


Refreshed strategy for Wallem

(Posted on 18/04/19)

Wallem has updated its corporate identity to mark the beginning of a profound shift in its service offering... Read more


Songa Bulk to merge with AGS

(Posted on 18/04/19)

Songa Bulk ASA and Axxis Geo Solutions AS have entered into a joint merger plan, pursuant to which Songa... Read more


ClassNK’s Cyber Security Management System

(Posted on 18/04/19)

Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Cyber Security Management System for Ships.As... Read more


Industry supports IMO’s anti-corruption agenda

(Posted on 18/04/19)

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to address maritime corruption by including... Read more


Global mobilization for seal repairs

(Posted on 18/04/19)

Hydrex has developed a flexible mobdock repair method that enables the underwater replacement of all... Read more


Singapore still on top

(Posted on 18/04/19)

The Leading Maritime Capitals report for 2019 is has been published, with fresh insight on which maritime... Read more


IRClass continues Asia Pacific growth

(Posted on 18/04/19)

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), continues to grow steadily in the Asia Pacific region –... Read more


Vigan Engineering S.AMULTIMODAL 2019Marketing in Maritime 2019TMS Awards 2019Port of StocktonBühler GmbH
  • TOC Events
  • Marine Fuels 360 China
  • Sailors Society
  • Vigan Engineering S.A

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping