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    Working In Maritime Security? Here Is Your Guide To Bulletproof Vests

    Maritime Security is a very dangerous profession; attacks happen regularly and are particularly prominent in certain areas depending on a number of factors. Wherever attacks happen, they are very serious and carry an extremely high likelihood of injury...

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    Terrible Toll on Seafarers

    Terrible Toll on Seafarers

    According to new data from maritime charities, the issue of seafarer suicide is becoming ever more important at sea. In fact, there is evidence that mariners taking their own lives is the number one killer at sea.

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    Tackling Seafarer Connectivity

    Tackling Seafarer Connectivity

    A survey has found a shockingly low percentage of seafarers have sufficient internet connectivity for video calls when at sea. We ask why the take up is so low and what can be done to get crew online and ships connected.

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    The Vital Steps to Fighting Fatigue

    Fatigue at sea is one problem that seemingly will just not go away. How does fatigue work and what does it mean to performance and safety. What about chugging down on energy drinks? Does that work?

    Fighting Against the Deadly Dozen: Part Two

    Fighting Against the Deadly Dozen: Part Two

    The U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has drawn together the “deadly dozen” people related factors which lead to the most accidents in shipping. So let’s break them down, and learn how to avoid these 12 killer mistakes.

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    Seafarer Happiness Is Back

    Seafarer Happiness Is Back

    Fighting Against the Deadly Dozen: Part One

    Fighting Against the Deadly Dozen: Part One

    The U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has drawn together the “deadly dozen” people related factors which lead to the most accidents in shipping. So, let’s break them down and learn how to avoid these 12 killer mistakes.

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    Seafarers Want To Make Good Money

    Maritime professionals is a term which is often banded around, and of course seafarers are just that: skilled, knowledgeable and experienced practitioners who just so happen to work at sea.

    Vitamin Sea: Sleep patterns

    Vitamin Sea: Sleep patterns

    Sleep is one of the most important issues at sea. Tired, fatigued, stressed and distracted people make mistakes. So ensuring there is enough time to rest, and that you can get quality sleep is all important. Is enough done at sea to aid restful sleep?

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